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Adaptive fitness competition debuts at 40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Today, the Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist is putting her experience in strength and fitness toward  leading the first-ever live-virtual adaptive fitness competition at the 40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games, which are underway in New York City.

By |August 18th, 2021|Adaptive Sports|Comments Off on Adaptive fitness competition debuts at 40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Celebrating independence with adaptive sports and therapeutic recreation

America’s Warrior Partnership empowers Veterans to find their ideal recreational program through services such as the Four Star Alliance and The Network

By |July 7th, 2021|#VetResources, Guest Posts, Vets Experience|Comments Off on Celebrating independence with adaptive sports and therapeutic recreation

Army Veteran finds purpose in Adaptive Sports – and a new career

After a quadriplegic C-spine injury left her in a wheelchair, Army Veteran Desiree Emilio-Duverge reinvented herself by embracing change, learning adaptive sports and becoming her own boss.

By |July 3rd, 2021|Health|Comments Off on Army Veteran finds purpose in Adaptive Sports – and a new career

VA funds Specially Adapted Housing Assistive Technology to help Veterans, service members modify homes

VA is announcing awards totaling nearly $800,000 in grants to develop new, Specially Adapted Housing technology for Veterans and service members.

By |June 29th, 2021|Benefits, Top Stories|3 Comments

Standing Ready #6: Competitive Adaptive: History of sports in VA

The Standing Ready season one finale, “Competitive Adaptative: A History of Sports in the VA,” looks at the past, present and future of VA adaptive sports.

VA researchers trying brain stimulation to treat headaches

At VA San Diego, Dr. Albert Leung is leading a trial of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation to treat persistent headaches. Such headaches are often seen in military personnel with concussions.

By |June 8th, 2021|Health, Inside Veterans Health|1 Comment

LifeWaters Adaptive Scuba takes Veteran to Georgia Aquarium

LifeWaters non-profit teaches adaptive scuba diving to those with mobility challenges and each year they take a terminally ill Veteran on a Hero Dive.

By |June 1st, 2021|#VetResources, Adaptive Sports, Guest Posts, Vets Experience|1 Comment

Live Whole Health #72: Managing headaches with acupressure

what if there was a different way to manage headaches? Would you give it a try? Acupressure can be useful for all types of headaches, including tension headaches, sinus headaches and migraines.

By |May 17th, 2021|#LiveWholeHealth|Comments Off on Live Whole Health #72: Managing headaches with acupressure
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