homepageTips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
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Looking after ones health: Cope with pain

10 tips and ideas 
Bath lift in tubAquatec bath lift
- makes it possible to take a relaxing bath – suitable for people with disabilities
User in bed with foam cushion between kneesCushion between knees
A cushion that separates the legs can reduce neurogenic pain that people with spinal cord injury may have
User lying on his back with lumbar cushionCushion in lumbar region reduces neurogenic pain
A cushion that could help prevent neurogenic pain and spasticity in people with spinal cord injuries
Liniment LinexLiniment Linex
A liniment that helps against muscle pain
Massage rollerMassage roller with flexible joints
Massager that reduces muscle tension in the body
MassagerMassage rollers in various designs
Massage rollers help relieve muscle tension
Different models of massagersMassager
Used to treat tight muscles and as sex aid – suitable for persons with spinal cord injury
Picture by Richard Levi, Spinalis Handbook, 1999Reduce muscle pain in arms using techniques such as voice control of computer
A variety of techniques help the user to keep pain manageable
User wearing tube bandage and gloveTight tube bandage and glove for hypersensitivity
- make it possible for people with strong neuropathic pain to wear clothes
User in bathtubWatch TV from bathtub
Being able to watch TV while lying in the bathtub is relaxing and distracts from pain