Category Archives: Article Excerpts

Coping With Ataxia After Wheelchair Van Accident

On my way to work on November 9th I was involved in a 2-vehicle accident at the intersection of Capitol Street and State Street in Augusta, Maine.

Fortunately, neither driver was injured and neither of us had any passengers. Additionally, had it not been for a flat tire on the other vehicle, both vehicles were drivable. … Continue reading

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My New Mobility Combo: Half-Power Standing Chair Transported in Ford Transit Equipped with Harmar AL690 Side Entry Lift

All photos were taken by Wayne Spillman, my salesman at Quirk Ford in Augusta, Maine.

This is just the “quick and dirty” version of the post. I still need to add captions and descriptions for each photo; as well as write the body for the post. Continue reading

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Exercising Safely With Ataxia – Resistance Training

Safety is always a primary consideration when formulating an exercise regimen. However, if you are living with a physical disability – particularly one that effects coordination and balance – safety needs to be foremost in your fitness routine planning. Obviously, not all disabilities require the same adaptations … Continue reading

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