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Being empowered to drive or travel is an important step in your journey after a spinal cord injury. Explore some important considerations.
Having greater mobility, whether driving locally or traveling far from home, takes some research and preparation. It’s well worth the effort, however, if it allows you to gain independence and see more of the world.
Being able to drive can offer you a sense of independence and greater access to daily activities. If you’d like to drive, there are physical therapists and driving specialists with the training to help you get behind the wheel.
Once your healthcare team and physical therapist have confirmed your ability to drive safely, consider these important action steps:
General travel tips
It is possible to travel throughout the world after a spinal cord injury. It takes a bit more planning, however. Here are a few general travel tips:
You should also research your travel destination, so you don’t run into any unexpected physical barriers. When traveling, it’s important to get as much rest as possible, maintain your usual care routines, and drink plenty of fluids.
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