The U.S. Olympic Committee has expanded coverage of the games online and on television, citing more coverage of this Paralympics than any previous year.
Meet Team USA Athletes Competing in the 2012 London Paralympic Games
At the 2012 London Paralympic Games, a team of 133 men and 94 women from the United States will compete for gold in 19 sports.
At the end of June, North Carolina passed legislation that will enable patients to choose their physical therapist and ensure physical therapy services are covered under health benefits plans.
The National Senior Games Association has relocated to Kissimmee, Fla.
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (Pitt) and UPMC were awarded a $4.5 million grant to study improvements for people with spinal cord injury (SCI).
New program chronicles lives of five people living with MS and the influence of positive psychology on their overall well-being.
The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has released a new guideline for treating chorea—uncontrollable jerky movements often experienced by people with Huntington’s disease.
A new study shows that the earliest stages of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gherig’s disease might be detectable with a blood test.
Summer can be a trigger for pain and swelling in the arms and legs for people who have lymphedema. Fortunately, keeping this chronic condition in check during the hottest part of summer is possible, according to occupational therapists.
The tennis network INTENNIS has developed a dedicated section on wheelchair tennis.
AllMobilityScooters.com created an infographic that puts the Medicare program into simpler terms.
On July 26, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) recognized four individuals and one business for their work supporting the community of people with disabilities.
Montefiore Medical Center;s Women’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation will focus on gender-specific issues in spinal cord injury, among other services.
The Arthritis Foundation wants children and caregivers to learn the signs and symptoms of juvenile arthritis.
Physicians need clarity regarding documenting medical need for people who need power wheelchairs. To explain why, the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare)reached out to Dr. Meg Allyn Krilov who practices rehabilitation medicine at Montefiore Medical Center and Premier HealthCare in New York.
Researches at UCLA have uncovered two variants of a gene associated with Parkinson’s disease that could predict the progression of motor decline in people with Parkinson’s who possess the variants.
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) can count Vice President Joe Biden and Gary Sinise among its guests when it convenes for its 91st National Convention Aug. 4-7 at Bally’s Hotel in Las Vegas.
2012 Paralympic Games
Team USA has finalized its Equestrian and Soccer teams.
TheMobilityProject.com’s Guide to the London 2012 Paralympic Games
More than 200 athletes from the United States will compete.
- By Elisha Bury
- Aug 01, 2012
According to a National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) analysis of government data, the geographic distribution of people 55 or older is fairly even across the country.