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So Far, So Good: The Saga of a Broken Neck, and the Good Life that Can Follow by Lee D. Goldstein
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,640. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Every year, 40,000 Americans suffer spinal cord injuries. Lee Goldstein is one of them. Lee has been living with his injury for 66+ years, making him unofficially the longest living quadriplegic in history. The story of his injury and the reasons for his survival are chronicled in this stunning book. Lee tells of his terrible injury, his fight for life, & the amazing life he has led ever since.
Back Pain: How to Get Rid of It Forever (Volume One: The Causes) by John Perrier
Price: Free! Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal
The title says it all: this book will help you permanently banish your back pain. In two volumes, it shows you how to feel better. Because the cure uses well-proven techniques that are customised for your particular problem, your relief won’t just last a few days or weeks. You will feel better forever.
BATTLING A BRAIN INJURY: The Life That Jack Built by Jack Martindale
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,110. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
On 01.01.2010 I incurred a very severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) whilst walking as an innocent pedestrian beside the A406 (North Circular) in North London. Confidently I can say that a brain injury is not something that I should even wish on my worst enemy.
About Death From A Cancer Doctor's Perspective by James W Forsythe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,390. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Queries about the death and dying process are addressed fully in compelling detail by internationally acclaimed integrative medical oncologist and author, James W. Forsythe, M.D., H.M.D. His medical clinic hails as having one of the world’s highest survival rates among Stage IV cancer patients at such facilities.
A Guide to Wheelchair Selection by Peter Axelson
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 25,050. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
How to Use the ANSI/RESNA Wheelchair Standards to Buy a Wheelchair The purpose of this guide is to explain how you can use the ANSI/RESNA wheelchair standards to select your next wheelchair. This guide is meant to help you understand the purpose for and content of the ANSI/RESNA wheelchair standards when selecting a wheelchair or scooter.
Brain Damaged “Their Stories, My Journey” by Lydia Winslow
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,080. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Speech-Language Pathologist Lydia Winslow writes a candid account of her lifelong career as a speech-language pathologist. In her heartfelt memoir, she provides insight into her professional and personal life and the important role of caretaker that she’s played in patient recovery and esteem, including the daily experiences, challenges, and triumphs of SLPs, and the patients whom they treat.
58 Feet: The Second That Changed Our Lives by Mark Glaser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Mark and Robyn Glaser’s lives were unexpectedly turned on their heads when, in 2010, they were involved in a serious motorcycle accident. After suffering terrible head and spinal injuries, the prospects for Mark ever living a normal life again seemed bleak. The story of his recovery and return to normality is an amazing tale of resilience, perseverance, and the power of family.
The Manual Wheelchair Training Guide by Peter Axelson
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / physical disabilities, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
People who use wheelchairs for mobility and transportation depend heavily on their wheelchair maneuvering skills to accomplish basic living tasks. This book was designed to be used by wheelchair users, their families, friends, caregivers, and anyone else who might need comprehensive information about manual wheelchair skills.
The Broken Path by Cami Checketts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Injured at age six, Ethan believes women eye him with a mixture of pity and disdain. He meets his match in a precocious two-year old who loves him despite his disability, even while her mother seems bothered by everything about Ethan. Autumn can’t trust another man, yet she finds herself following her daughter's example. Autumn has to learn to trust or lose her chance at real love.
Beginner's Guide to Echolocation: Learning to See With Your Ears by Tim Johnson
Price: $22.95 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vision
Imagine being able to "see" without using your eyes. Being able to visualize in your mind's eye, all of your surroundings and any obstacles in your path. It's not as difficult as it sounds. This book is a scientific journey that gives you actionable lessons to help you realize and refine your natural capacity to "echolocate" or see with your ears.
Rising From The Ashes: A Golfer's Tale About Starting Over by Mike Proko
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,060. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
18 well-written stories about some amazing people [many complete strangers to the author] and their impact on his recovery. An interesting tale about the lengths that one man would go to reclaim what was rightfully his-- a genuine love for a timeless game.
Blind Zen, Martial arts and Zen for the blind and vision impaired by Stefan Verstappen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,500. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Blind Zen tells the story of how a blind woman’s efforts to learn self-defense led to a unique experiment to adapt martial arts and eastern philosophy to develop new skills and increase self-confidence.