What’s it like to compete in the Paralympics when you’re a couple?
As we approach the Paralympic games in Tokyo 2021, we interviewed Australian couple, Matt McShane and Ella Sablja , both wheelchair champions playing for the Australian national wheelchair basketball men’s and women’s teams. Read their story in 2 parts and join us in watching the games, starting August 24.
Hospitalizations drop by 20% after individuals start with Intermittent Catheterization
Studies on intermittent catheterization (IC) with larger samples sizes are rare and this study provides real-world evidence on IC use, which may be used to derive recommendations for improvement of care. This is among the first publications of a 3-year observation period including time before and after initial IC.
Wellspect LoFric Brand Ambassador and 2008 Paralympic Gold Medalist Mark Zupan selected as USA wheelchair rugby analyst.
A varsity football and soccer player in high school, Mark’s life was changed by an accident at the age of 18. Left a quadriplegic after his accident, Mark refused to let his situation drag him down. He went on to graduate from Georgia Tech, became a four-time quad rugby national champion, and in 2004 was named quad rugby player of the year. Mark was a member of the bronze medal-winning U.S. team at the 2004 Summer Paralympics, and the gold medal-winning team at the 2008 Games.
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