NBC 13’s Daytime Alabama Spotlights UroMed’s Motivational Program and Lakeshore Foundation
Today, Birmingham’s NBC 13 [WVTM-TV] talk show, Daytime Alabama featured UroMed’s motivational program, Life After Spinal Cord Injury to bring awareness to the positive role that adaptive sports can play for wheelchair users worldwide.
Watch the Daytime Alabama interview: http://www2.alabamas13.com/
As part of the story, Daytime Alabama anchor Wendy Garner interviewed two UroMed employees, David Williams and Bert Burns [UroMed’s founder] who share their experiences as wheelchair users as well as discussing their involvement with the Life After Spinal Cord Injury motivational program.
“By offering LASCI programs, UroMed tries to address not only the urological needs of people like me, but also their social and emotional needs. Through LASCI events and online peer counselor conversations, we explain that people who use wheelchairs can have anything in life they pursue,” Burns says.
LASCI is sponsored by UroMed, [ http://www.uromed.com ] one of the largest urological supply companies in the country.
The Daytime Alabama segment also informs viewers that NBC 13 will be airing The Movement, a movie on adaptive skiing, on Saturday, February 18th. The Movement is a one-hour television show, narrated by Robert Redford, that highlights five individuals who all have faced their respective disabilities and found the inspiration to overcome many obstacles. Through adaptive skiing, each of them has discovered or rediscovered the freedom of movement.
About Lakeshore Foundation
Lakeshore Foundation is a non-profit 501c3 organization that promotes independence for persons with physically disabling conditions and provides opportunities to pursue active, healthy lifestyles. Lakeshore Foundation offers a wide range of fitness, recreation, athletic and education programs to children and adults who experience diagnostic conditions including spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, amputation, and visual impairment. The Foundation also serves persons who have been diagnosed with arthritis, diabetes, chronic pain, cardiac conditions, and many other related disorders. http://www.lakeshore.org/
About Life After Spinal Cord Injury
Bert Burns became quadriplegic as a result of an automobile accident during his youth. His desire to make a positive difference in the lives of people with disabilities led him to create a free motivational program for peer support and rehabilitation groups called Life After Spinal Cord Injury. The free, nonprofit program helps medical professionals, patients, former patients, and family members with information, advice, and encouragement. LASCI is sponsored by UroMed, [ http://www.uromed.com ] one of the largest urological supply companies in the country. Join thousands of friends in our Facebook support community at: http://www.facebook.com/
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UroMed is a leading national supply company that provides catheters and urological products to patients with Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance. Many of our patients have conditions like Spinal Cord Injury, Spina Bifida, or Multiple Sclerosis.