Feature Stories

  • Amputee runner

    Amputee Answers

    The Mobility Project and Mobility Management magazine sat down with Scott Cummings, president of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists and a member of the Amputee Coalition’s scientific and medical advisory committee, to find out more about the abilities of everyday people who use prosthetics.

  • Enabled Life
    Varied heights at accessible garden

    Into the Garden

    As seasons change so too do physical abilities. Whether you’re a senior with stability and walking issues, a person with a new spinal cord injury or someone who’s been coping with a mobility condition your whole life, gardening can be accessible. All you have to do is think creatively.

  • Man pushing chair

    To Propel or Not to Propel

    The amount of repetitive activity in propelling a manual wheelchair can put a person at greater risk for developing a repetitive use injury such as tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome or impingement.

  • Modified steering wheel

    Built Tough

    Truth be told, there's a lot of creativity that goes into building a modified vehicle. So The Mobility Project asked mobility providers: What stumps you? What are your toughest cases?

  • Diabetes and healthy eating

    Diabetes and Paralysis: Are You at Risk?

    Paralysis increases the risk for developing diabetes by three, according to University of Georgia researcher Dr. Kevin McCully.

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The Mobility Project (TMP) strives to help empower the community of wheelchair users, assistive technology users and their families by promoting dialogue and sharing ideas that can advance their many abilities and opportunities. TMP works to provide practical, timely information on assistive technology, accessibility, health-related resources, clinical conditions, advocacy and other topics of interest to this community and culture — while serving and appreciating people of all age groups and levels of ability.