Ask any guy with a spinal cord injury what he misses most and chances are he’ll say his sexuality.But the good news – there’s hope for a better tomorrow. Read this entry Growing up with a Dad as a pastor, Ashley Lundvall was raised to be positive, but after a teenage freak accident, her nature was challenged…only for a short while. Wheelchair Wyoming, a wife and mother, this determined woman got over her fears and vowed early on her wheelchair wouldn’t take anything more from her.
Sleep problems occur frequently in the general population, and are even more common in individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI).
SCI patients have restless sleep, complain of spasms, difficulty in initiating and maintaining sleep, snoring, often awaking in the early hours of the morning and are unable to fall asleep again, and during the day time they are tired and sleepy.
There are constant discoveries being made and experts lining up to give advice, all aiming to give men with spinal cord injuries this part of their life back. Strong women are what we love to profile here at SPINALpedia, and Ashlee Lundvall could very well be the cover girl for them.
Whether she’s hunting in the wilderness of Wyoming or taking her daughter out shopping, she is a great example of what can be achieved in spite of a spinal cord injury, and we love her for it.
Kristen, 30, is paralyzed from the waist down and gets around in a wheelchair.
She's single, and has lived in and dated on Tinder in three different cities — Los Angeles, Boston, and New York — and spoke with about what it's really like to Tinder date when you're paraplegic.
Although spinal cord injury (SCI) often causes sexual dysfunction, many people with SCI are able to have satisfying sex lives.
Physical limitations acquired from SCI affect sexual function and sexuality in broader areas, which in turn has important effects on quality of life.
Many people with SCI have satisfying sex lives, and many experience sexual arousal and orgasm.
People with SCI employ a variety of adaptations to help carry on their sex lives healthily, by focusing on different areas of the body and types of sexual acts.
I tried putting it in my profile and taking it out in an attempt to feel out what was the best thing to do and what felt right to me as a person.