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Zen Wheeling - Reeve Health Minute
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Zen Wheeling
Rob Summers PSA - March 2012
Zen Wheeling
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Dr. Spine - Autonomic Dysreflexia
Rob Summers PSA - March 2012
Meditation is the practice of being in the present, not carried off by thoughts of the past and future. Wheeling your chair can be a kind of meditation, or what I call "Zen Wheeling." Did you know that it can also decrease the risk of other complications that are common for wheelchair users, like certain types of cancers, UTIs, respiratory complications and pressure ulcers with regular exercise and good nutrition? Autonomic dysreflexia (AD) is a potentially life threatening condition that can be considered a medical emergency. AD requires quick and correct action. Surprisingly many medical professionals have never heard of this condition. Have you? Rob Summers' story has become the focus of a public service television commercial sponsored by the Reeve Foundation and designed to build awareness of the benefits of spinal cord research.