Medical Professionals & Resources
Cheri Blauwet, MD
Cheri Blauwet, MD
Cheri Blauwet, MD is an Assistant Professor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School and an attending physician at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, where she also serves as the Disability Access and Awareness Director for Spaulding Rehabilitation Network.
Dr. William Tan
Dr. William Tan
Dr William Tan contracted polio when he was two and became paralysed from the waist down. Dr Tan is an accomplished sportsman who is dedicated to championing as well as fundraising for charities locally and internationally through his ultra-marathon endeavours around the world for the past 20 years.
International Spinal Cord Society - ISCoS
Promotes the highest standard of care in the practice of spinal cord injury for men, women and children throughout the world. Through its medical and multi disciplinary team of Professionals ISCoS endeavours to foster education, research and clinical excellence.
Improving Sexual Satisfaction in Persons with SCI
Improving Sexual Satisfaction in Persons with Spinal Cord Injuries: Collective Wisdom
Sexuality is an important part of life, and it is necessary for clinicians to have a specific format in which to address sexual issues with their patients. A systematic approach to working with patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) to improve their sexual functioning and response is presented.
We’re a team of rehabilitation clinicians and people living with spinal cord injury who’ve been where you are, working together to bring you the information you need for managing your life after spinal cord injury.
This resource is designed to equip you with the basic information you need to be informed and to understand what you will learn in rehab about how your body works after spinal cord injury.
MWG Mobile App
My Wheelchair Guide
My Wheelchair Guide mobile app features: Self-assessment & maintenance checklists. Customizable to-do lists. Wheelchair skills videos. Illustrations on wheelchair types, parts, & accessories. Critical health considerations. Organized hub that integrates the contacts essential to getting a wheelchair. Ability to take notes within the app using text, pictures, or voice records. Q&A section
Spinal Cord Injury Research Center at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital (MedStar NRH) in Washington DC. We hope that this website will provide you with useful information and knowledge on; Ongoing research at MedStar NRH
How to prevent secondary conditions such as cardiovascular disease, obesity, and pressure ulcers after a spinal cord injury (SCI).
Educational and training tools for both consumers and clinicians – including both factsheets and videos
Articles and presentations by our staff
The North American Spinal Cord Injury Consortium
The North American Spinal Cord Injury Consortium (NASCIC) brings together like-minded organizations, individuals, and groups to improve research, care, and policies impacting people living with spinal cord injury, their families, and community.
CRT Information and Advocacy Tools
One of the biggest challenges in protecting and promoting access to Complex Rehab Technology (CRT) is a lack of understanding as to the people, products, and processes involved. To help tell the CRT story, a variety of educational documents, studies, and presentations have been developed.