Cervical Spine Stenosis

Post Date:January 18, 2017

Cervical spinal stenosis is among the most serious complications caused by degenerative changes in the upper (cervical) spine due to aging. The condition occurs when an overgrowth of bone or tissue narrows the spaces in an individual’s cervical spine, resulting in pressure on the spinal cord and/or nerve roots. Symptoms are often present on only […]

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Cervical Stenosis

Post Date:January 18, 2017

Cervical stenosis occurs when an overgrowth of bone or tissue narrows the spaces in an individual’s upper (cervical) spine, resulting in pressure on the spinal cord and/or nerve roots. The condition can cause numbness, weakness or tingling in the legs, feet, arm or hands, and/or, in severe cases, problems with bladder and bowel function. Symptoms […]

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Degenerative Disc Disease

Post Date:January 18, 2017

While not actually a disease, the term degenerative disc disease is often used to describe the normal changes in an individual’s spine as they age. Over time, individuals may experience the loss of fluid in their discs, reducing the ability of those discs to serve as shock absorbers and cushion the bones of the spine […]

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A coalition of nearly 100 disability advocacy organizations including Paralyzed Veterans of America will focus much of its efforts in the coming year on protecting Social Security disability benefits and marking the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities – a coalition of national consumer, advocacy, provider […]

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Post Date:January 18, 2017

ABOUT US Is Paralyzed Veterans of America a legitimate company?// Is PVA hero legit?// Are Paralyzed Veterans of America legitimate? Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) is a legitimate Charity registered in the United States (view PVA financial statements here). PVAhero, which is a website owned by PVA, is also legitimate. PVA was founded in 1946, […]

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Financial Statements Year ended June 30, 2016 With Report of Independent Auditors Read Financial Statements 990 Tax Form For the tax year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016 Download 990 tax form Form 1023 Original application for tax exemption Additional documents: By-laws Conflict of Interest Policy Articles of Incorporation Tax-exemption letter Other […]

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Financial Statements Year ended June 30, 2016 With Report of Independent Auditors Read Financial Statements 990 Tax Form For the tax year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016 Download 990 tax form Form 1023 Original application for tax exemption Other documents: By-laws Conflict of Interest Policy Articles of Incorporation Tax-exempt letter Other […]

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G.I.V.E. CLOTHING DONATION

Post Date:January 18, 2017

GIVE G.I.V.E. A TRY AND SUPPORT VETERANS THROUGH CLOTHING DONATION. Through the Paralyzed Veterans of America’s G.I.V.E. (Goods Inspiring Veterans Everywhere) clothing donation program, service never goes out of style. Your generous donations of clothes, small appliances, and gently used household goods help improve the lives of severely injured veterans and strengthens the fabric of […]

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WAYS TO DONATE

Post Date:January 18, 2017

Why donate to veterans? Paralyzed Veterans of America depends on the generosity of people such as yourself to provide financial support for its essential programs. Please make a gift today and help provide vital support to our nation’s disabled veterans. Fund life-changing programs and services Donations to Paralyzed Veterans of America support life-changing programs that […]

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Kyphoplasty

Post Date:January 18, 2017

Kyphoplasty, also known as balloon kyphoplasty, is a procedure used to treat compression fractures of the spine in which all or part of a vertebra (spinal bone) collapses. A doctor may recommend the procedure for patients who have had severe pain for two months or more and do not respond to conventional treatments (bed rest, […]

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OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Post Date:January 18, 2017

Since our founding, the Paralyzed Veterans of America Leadership Team has worked tirelessly to improve the quality of life for veterans and all people living with spinal cord injury and disease.    Every person on our Executive Committee is a member of Paralyzed Veterans of America and was elected by our membership community. Learn more about our dedicated leadership […]

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Post Date:January 18, 2017

Lumbar spinal stenosis occurs when an overgrowth of bone or tissue narrows the spaces in an individual’s lower (lumbar) spine, resulting in pressure on the spinal cord and/or nerve roots. Most commonly, the disorder is caused by an overgrowth of spinal bones, herniated disks, thickened ligaments, tumors or spinal injuries. Symptoms – which usually begin […]

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Lumbar Stenosis

Post Date:January 18, 2017

Lumbar stenosis occurs when an overgrowth of bone or tissue narrows the spaces in an individual’s lower (lumbar) spine, resulting in pressure on the spinal cord and/or nerve roots. The condition can cause numbness, weakness or tingling in the legs, feet, arm or hands, and/or, in severe cases, problems with bladder and bowel function. Symptoms […]

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MATCHING GIFTS

Post Date:January 18, 2017

You can now double or triple your donation to Paralyzed Veterans Companies all across America recognize the value of their employees’ donations to Paralyzed Veterans of America, and offer matching gift programs to further increase the value of their donations. What to do? Get a matching gifts form from your company, fill it out, and […]

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Mission Statement

Post Date:January 18, 2017

Paralyzed Veterans of America, a congressionally chartered veterans service organization founded in 1946, has developed a unique expertise on a wide variety of issues involving the special needs of our members – veterans of the armed forces who have experienced spinal cord injury or dysfunction. PVA will use that expertise to be the leading advocate for: Quality health […]

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