Being able to effectively care for yourself (as much as possible) is so important for your independence and your mental health. Here you’ll find articles about different aspects of personal care, including how-to’s and different ways of managing your needs that you may never have heard of!


Getting Dressed as a Paraplegic

Getting Dressed

When you lose the ability to move your legs, tasks which you didn’t even have to think about before become a challenge. Getting dressed is a good example of this…


Paraplegic Sleeping Positions

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When you are paralysed, even simple things like sleeping require you to be careful. We show you how to transfer to and from the bed and different sleeping positions Craig uses…


Paraplegic Bladder Management

Personal Care Bladder Routine

Most people only think being paralyzed means you can’t walk but in actual fact, there’s so much more to it than that! One of the biggest issues almost every person with a spinal cord injury faces is loss of control of their bladder and bowels…


Bowel Management After Spinal Cord Injury

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Most people only think being paralyzed means you can’t walk but in actual fact, there’s so much more to it than that! One of the biggest issues almost every person with a spinal cord injury faces is loss of control of their bladder and bowels…


Paraplegic Morning Routine

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