About Karen

Numotion Brand Ambassador 

I have been a wheelchair user for more than 30 years after a T10 complete spinal cord injury when I was shot in an armed robbery. Helping others after a debilitating injury or illness was my reason for joining the Numotion team in 2015. I am passionate about advocating for all people with disabilities to have access to the technology they need to stay healthy, especially standing devices, and live their best life possible.

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Videos

Abilities Expo #AbleToLove - Karen

We had the true pleasure of sitting down with Karen Roy, 2019's Ms. Wheelchair America and wow, she blew us away! So much so that we extended this #AbleToLove to fit all the amazing knowledge and love she packed into her interview. Take a seat, get comfy, and soak in all the love and light that Karen shared with us, you will not be disappointed!!

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Functional Electrical Stimulation Bike

One of the best decisions I made after becoming paralyzed was to use Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) to keep muscle tone on my legs. Due to my diligence at using the FES bike and standing devices I have never had a wound, fracture or contracture in 31 years of paralysis. Click here to learn more.

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14 Questions featuring Karen Roy, Numotion Brand Ambassador and Ms. Wheelchair America 2019

This video is part of the series 14 Questions, featuring interviews with disability advocates regarding their work and insights into the Complex Rehab Technology (CRT) industry. In our latest post, Numotion Director of Advocacy Strategy, Justin Richardson interviews Karen Roy, Numotion Brand Ambassador and Ms. Wheelchair America 2019.

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Adaptive Yoga in a Wheelchair

Yoga helps people with disabilities connect to all areas of their body, even if they don’t have muscle control. In this blog I explore poses that help me relieve pain and tension experienced from sitting in my wheelchair all day.

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Do you Demolish Barriers?

Check out my interview for the Demolishing Barriers segment on the WWL-TV morning show in New Orleans, Great Day Louisiana. This segment features stories about individuals who inspire others, who may not be able to envision how to create a better future. By featuring people that not only survived difficulties but thrived, they are sharing stories of leading by example – and living life possible!

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