Health and Wellness News

“Blink Fitness Celebrates Members with Disabilities in New Social Media Campaign to Demonstrate All Bodies Are Able Bodies”

This press release highlights a new awareness campaign from Blink Fitness, a company with gym locations in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and California. The company’s “All Bodies Are Able Bodies” campaign features members with disabilities sharing what having a disability means to them, how it has positively impacted their lives, and how they push themselves to be better, stronger, and happier through exercise.

For People with Recent Spinal Cord Injuries, Pneumonia and Pressure Ulcers May Be Connected

Researchers analyzed data and identified a possible link between pneumonia and pressure ulcers of the skin for people who have experienced spinal cord injuries. Researchers speculate that the risk of pressure ulcers may increase with pneumonia because it weakens the immune system, reduces the oxygen supply to the skin due to breathing difficulty, and limits mobility due to exhaustion.

“How Resilience Training Can Help People With MS”

This article reports on recent research that indicates resilience training can benefit individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS). According to experts, resilience is “not a trait you either have or don’t have,” but a skill that can be developed.

Hot Topic Module: Changes in Memory After Traumatic Brain Injury

This new resource includes videos, fact sheets, and a slideshow designed to help traumatic brain injury (TBI) survivors and their families understand and cope with changes in memory that may occur after TBI.