Food, weight and health for people with spinal cord injury

The purpose of this brochure is to help you gain knowledge and awareness about the risk of developing overweight and obesity, what you can do to avoid becoming too heavy, and the general importance of diet for health and wellness.

The art of healthy living with physical impairments

This guide to an active and healthy lifestyle is written primarily for you, those of you who live with a physical impairment and want more information, who are keen to get in better shape, and who have a desire for a healthy lifestyle and its positive effects. But it is also intended for family and […]

Yasmin – När livet störtdök (Yasmin – When life took a dive)

Yasmin Jungestedt began dancing ballet at the age of four and it became the passion of her life. During the summer of 1999 the unthinkable happened; She broke her neck in a diving accident. When Life Took a Dive is an autobiography, telling the story of Yasmin’s life after the fateful accident in which she […]

Ryggmärgsskador (Spinal cord injuries)

Anders Holtz, associate professor and practicing physician, and Richard Levi, associate professor and clinical director – are the authors of the first nonfiction book about spinal cord injuries in Swedish.

Shit happens – Bowel and bladder disorders

The author Madeleine Stenius is assistant nurse/Training and Education Coordinator. She has written an excellent book about bowel and bladder disorders. These are two of the most common problems confronting people with injuries to the spinal cord – but it is also a problematic area filled with many taboos and prejudices.

Spinalis Handbook – A new front for injured backs

Written by Claes Hultling and Richard Levi, the founders of the Spinal Cord Injury Center – Spinaliskliniken. The book has been used since 1994 to educate, inspire and inform newly injured patients with spinal cord injuries throughout Sweden.

Ett samtal om ryggmärgsskador (A discussion about spinal cord injuries)

The authors, Richard Levi and Claes Hultling, discuss everything about living with spinal cord injuries. Richard Levi is a specialist in neurology and rehabilitation medicine, professor at Umeå University and senior physician at the Umeå University. Claes Hultling is Associate Professor at Karolinska Institutet and senior physician at the Neurology Clinic at Karolinska University Hospital.

Överlevnadsboken (Survival Book)

Överlevnadsboken (in Swedish) occupies a place on the bookshelf as a classic in this context, right next to the Spinalis Handbook. The book focuses on the mental part of rehabilitation. How to accept a new identity, a new reality, following spinal cord injury.

Kokbok för lama (Cookbook for people with physical disabilities)

Claes Hultling and Stephan Rössner have gathered recipes for delicious, easily prepared food, sound advice about food for people with physical disabilities and clever tips about assistive devices for easy cooking. This book will turn anyone into a master chef.