Aika Yoshida’s Top Spinal Cord Injury Tips

Aika Yoshida’s Top Spinal Cord Injury Tips

September was Spinal Cord Injury Awareness, and our friend (and Inspiring Person) Aika Yoshida shared some wonderful tips with her Instagram audience all month long. As she noted, “every spinal cord injury (SCI) is very unique, and some injuries are more obvious than...
National Foot Drop Day: Stories & Photos

National Foot Drop Day: Stories & Photos

We received many great stories and pictures during last week’s National Foot Drop Awareness Day. Below you’ll find some of our favorites — thanks for sharing! Jamie Whitmore           View this post on Instagram                     It’s National Foot...
5 Questions About Dystonia with Todd Hart

5 Questions About Dystonia with Todd Hart

TeamUP co-captain Todd Hart lives with a neurological muscle movement disorder known as dystonia. According to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, it affects nearly 250,000 Americans, and there is no known cure. Find out more about this painful...
5 Questions About FSHD with Rod Fulmer

5 Questions About FSHD with Rod Fulmer

TeamUP co-captain Rod Fulmer lives with a condition known as Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). But with the help of his Allard AFO braces — and the support of his family — he won’t let anything stand in his way. Get to know Rod with these 5 Questions! 1....
5 Questions About Charcot-Marie-Tooth with Virginia Mamone

5 Questions About Charcot-Marie-Tooth with Virginia Mamone

TeamUP co-captain Virginia Mamone lives with a progressive neuromuscular condition known as Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT). But with the help of her Allard AFO braces, she won’t let anything stand in her way. Get to know Virginia with these 5 Questions! 1. Can you explain...
What is Foot Drop?

What is Foot Drop?

Getting diagnosed with a condition such as Multiple Sclerosis or Charcot Marie Tooth is a life-changing moment in countless ways. But many patients accept the onset of a commonly associated symptom known as “Foot Drop” as a part of their newfound life, rarely learning...