Medical Center Executive suffers Spinal Cord Injury; Experiences Life as a Patient

December 14, 2009

http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20091002/NEWS01/910020358/1002/RSS01


Stroke Survivor: Walking Saved My Life

December 4, 2009

Lying in a hospital bed unable to walk, the last thing Darnell Collier expected was to hear doctors say, “You’ve had one ischemic stroke and one cerebral hemorrhage.” Two strokes left Collier suffering from significant paralysis. Collier says the key to her now successful recovery is simple: a positive mental attitude and her newfound passion, walking. Read the full article at:

http://www.brooklyneagle.com/categories/category.php?category_id=18&id=31114

David Dubats, Founder, Second Step, Inc.

Please visit www.secondstepinc.com to find out more about the results oriented, clinically proven Gait Harness System® (GHS) and NEW Gait Harness System® II (GHSII). Many severely injured individuals who are using the GHS, and who were unable to walk in the 5, 10 and 20 plus years post their injuries, are now beginning to stand and walk again for the first time. The GHS helps individuals regain healthy functioning after challenges due to spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, cerebellar degeneration, orthopedic, neurological, lower extremity amputation, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and other ambulation, gait and balance rehabilitation issues. The GHS is used world-wide in a broad spectrum of out-patient, in-patient, and home enriched environments.

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Veteran to Veteran Traumatic Brain Injury Forum

December 4, 2009

Here is a link to a veteran to veteran forum, for vet’s discussing TBI injuries:

http://www.hadit.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=31432

David Dubats, Founder, Second Step, Inc.

Please visit www.secondstepinc.com to find out more about the results oriented, clinically proven Gait Harness System® (GHS) and NEW Gait Harness System® II (GHSII). Many severely injured individuals who are using the GHS, and who were unable to walk in the 5, 10 and 20 plus years post their injuries, are now beginning to stand and walk again for the first time. The GHS helps individuals regain healthy functioning after challenges due to spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, cerebellar degeneration, orthopedic, neurological, lower extremity amputation, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and other ambulation, gait and balance rehabilitation issues. The GHS is used world-wide in a broad spectrum of out-patient, in-patient, and home enriched environments.

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Gait and Walking Facts for Those Living with Multiple Sclerosis

December 4, 2009

This article published by the the National Multiple Sclerosis Society provides informative discussion on topics such as diagnosis, weakness, balance issues, numbness, spasticity, importance of exercise, and possible assistive and rehabilitative equipment options for those living with MS.
Read the full article at http://docs.google.com/gview?a=v&q=cache%3AGF9WyxbN1eAJ%3Awww.nationalmssociety.org%2Fdownload.aspx%3Fid%3D55+healthcare+walking+reimbursment&hl=en&gl=us&sig=AFQjCNGadZ_X0vos6s-c9Puh-9Emjodn8g

David Dubats, Founder, Second Step, Inc.

Please visit www.secondstepinc.com to find out more about the results oriented, clinically proven Gait Harness System® (GHS) and NEW Gait Harness System® II (GHSII). Many severely injured individuals who are using the GHS, and who were unable to walk in the 5, 10 and 20 plus years post their injuries, are now beginning to stand and walk again for the first time. The GHS helps individuals regain healthy functioning after challenges due to spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, cerebellar degeneration, orthopedic, neurological, lower extremity amputation, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and other ambulation, gait and balance rehabilitation issues. The GHS is used world-wide in a broad spectrum of out-patient, in-patient, and home enriched environments.

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