Watch Disability Transform Into Talent

Drew Lynch stutters. And he’s a successful comedian. So how does that work?

Accident at the Vitamin Factory, 1976

An injured man is forced to reassess his relationship to family and work in this moving poem from Jia Oak Baker.

From the Ground Up: Build a Better World on the Fundamentals of Inclusion and Disability

Erin Kelly explores The United Nations’ recent proposal to include the disabled in their plans for evacuation, recovery and relief during natural disasters.

On Derrick Rose: Stars Don’t Shine Forever

When you sit under the stars at night, do you cast a wish on one that blazes across the sky? Or do you marvel at its fleeting moment?

Ex-NFL Player Talks Brain Trauma, Greed and Blame: Part 2

In Part 2 of this interview, former 49’ers defensive tackle, George Visger, says he lost everything due to NFL-induced head trauma and offers common sense rule changes to protect NFL players going forward.

Ex-NFL Player Talks Brain Trauma, Greed and Blame: Part 1

Former 49’ers defensive tackle, George Visger, talks about his hundreds of concussions, 9 emergency brain surgeries and “NFL bullsh*t”

Nice Guys Finish Last…Due to Chronic Injuries: The Saga of Daniel Bryan

What will become of pro wrestling’s short, oh-so-normal, and badly injured everyman?

Karma Strikes…Bam! (And It’s Not Pretty)

Rob Azevedo takes an unwanted sick day and wonders how he ever doubted karma could be so evil and cunning.

Touch – Part 2

We never know to what, where, or whom an event will lead us.

Touch – Part 1

We never know to what, where, or whom an event will lead us.

The Impact of Individuals on a Man

Luke Davis on the importance and change a person can have on another.

Ordeal by Military Healthcare

After mysteriously falling ill while on a tour of duty in Korea, Brad Christy was put through the ringer of medical tests. The military healthcare system couldn’t find anything wrong with him, but slapped him with a sizable medical bill anyway.

Who Taught You to Warm-up? Let’s Get Back to Moving Like a Child.

Tim Anderson wants us to regain our ability to move on demand. Here’s how.

Masculinity, Violence, and Injury

Oliver Lee Bateman examines the nexus between aggression and masculinity that leads many men to participate in dangerous activities.

Looking Down At My Crutches: Helplessness Snowballs

Nick Charney, on how looking down at your crutches constantly for fear of falling easily becomes a metaphor for living life with your head down.

Change Starts With Me

A dislocated knee helped Christian Clifton realize that whatever blame can be placed at the time of a traumatic incident, it is up to him to take the actions needed to heal.