COVID-19 & SCI

COVID-19 Guidance for Our Spinal Cord Injury Community: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our lives, communities and so much more, the Spinal Cord Injury Research Program is doing what we can to share resources and drive relief efforts with the SCI community. The following information and resources are specific to COVID-19 response and Spinal Cord Injury/Disability. This is a growing list and will be updated periodically as new information comes in.

COVID-19 Inclusive Home Workouts Guide: We have identified the following adaptive/inclusive fitness, dance and yoga resources available online that you can access to help you stay active and healthy at home.

COVID-19 Nutrition and Spinal Cord Injury Guide: Staying healthy is on everyone’s minds right now, and diet and nutrition play a huge part in helping strengthening our immune system which is so important during the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out our list of Nutrition resources for guidance and advice on how to best manage your nutrition and health.

COVID-19 Mental Health and Spinal Cord Injury Guide: Due to the coronavirus we all have experience a collective trauma and many are experiencing worry, isolation, loneliness, and anxiety over the crisis. Stay-at-home orders and lockdowns are providing all sorts of new challenges for the Spinal Cord Injury and Disability community. We compiled a list of resources for advice on how to best manage the feelings of stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 outbreak.