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Ideas promoting an active life and independence

Tips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).

We now show 1266 tips from 100 people with spinal cord injuries for assistive devices, adaptations and individually designed solutions.

There is also information about where to get the devices and who paid for them. Since the tips come from people living in Sweden this information might not be relevant for people from other countries.

Spinalistips is run by Spinalis Foundation. It was started with support from the Swedish Inheritance Fund (Allmänna Arvsfonden). The English translation was sponsored by Promobilia Foundation. Spinalistips is now maintained by the Spinalis Foundation. The database is regularly updated. Spinalis is not responsible for the tips.

You may copy pictures or parts of the database for the purpose of spreading the tips and ideas shared here if your use is restricted to non-commercial purposes and the source is acknowledged.

Examples of tips

Emptying the urinary bladder using a holder for the urin tube
By attaching the urine tube to a holder and modifying the valve a person with highly impaired hand function can drain the bladder without assistance
User opens valve of urine tube
Window opener
Remote control electric window opener
Window opener; small box sitting on window sill, open window