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Determined2Heal helps simplify the transition into life with paralysis. We provide information and advice for people with spinal cord injuries, their families and friends, as well as rehabilitative adventures. Get started in the Steps to Recovery Section.

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Disney Cruise Line Adds 46 New Accessible Shore Excursions

If you’re a fan of cruising but wish more shore excursions were accessible, the Disney Cruise Line just announced they’re adding 46 new accessible excursions in 39 ports around the world. Suddenly seeing the world got a little bit easier. Learn more

Determined2Heal Begins Training for First Triathlon

A huge THANKS to CITGO for their generosity and sponsorship of Determined2Heal’s first triathlon race. CITGO Fueling Good program gives back to communities across the country. The spinal cord injury and paralysis community are lucky to have CITGO on our side!

4X4 Wheelchair Rentals Available at US National Park

Beach accessibility is spreading across the country in a big way and now free Action Trackchair rentals are available at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Michigan. They must be rented in advance and can only be used on the 1.5-mile long Bay View Trail. Read more

Adaptive Camping in Oregon State Parks

Getting out in the Great Outdoors post-injury is one of the things Determined2heal heal celebrates the most! With Summer here, adaptive camping is on many people’s minds. This video showing the fun had by the Oregon SCI Association while adaptive camping at an Oregon State Park is a great reminder why we all should get outside, no matter your injury level. Watch

SPINALpedia SCI Learning Portals – Coping

Would you like to learn more about life after SCI? Check out our SCI Learning Portals! This week we’re highlighting “Coping After a SCI” – a topic everyone affected by an injury needs. Read helpful tips and watch a video here

Spinal Implant Helps Australian Man Walk Again

Exciting news from Australia! Encouraging results have been seen using implanted electrodes in the spinal cord of David Mzee, who has a new injury. Dr. Courtine from Switzerland used his research to help a man recover leg function and the ability to take a few steps unaided. Read more

Determined2Heal Speaks at VCU & Sheltering Arms Rehab Center

In February, SPINALpedia had the honor of speaking with patients and staff at VCU and Sheltering Arms in Richmond, VA. Our goal was to share how SPINALpedia can be a valuable resource at their facilities to help both their patients and SCI staff. Special thanks to Richard Bagby for setting up the two speaking engagements. Learn more about Sheltering Arms here

Determined2Heal Goes Adaptive Skiing in Colorado

This month we had an amazing time taking a group of people with SCI to Eldora Mountain Resort in Colorado for three days of adaptive skiing. We want to thank the awesome crew at Ignite Adaptive Sports who helped us get out on the slopes. A thrilling time was had by all! Watch Fox News coverage of our adventure here.

Paraplegic to Race in Dakar Rally 2019

Congrats to Nicola Dutto, the first paraplegic motorcycle racer to take part in the Dakar Rally, a car/motorcycle race that began in 1978. The 2019 race started yesterday and will be held in Peru this year. Good luck Nicola! Read more

Give to Determined2heal on #GivingTuesday

Our annual holiday fundraiser is about to begin! This year we’re taking part in #GivingThursday on Tuesday, November 27th, the day after Cyber Monday. We aim to raise $50,000 this year! You can help us reach that amount between now and Jan. 2nd. Every dollar helps make a difference in the lives of people with paralysis. You can donate here. Thank you!

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