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Monday, September 13, 2010

Our Founder's Story

In 1994, I was injured in a motocross accident that left me paralyzed from the T-7 vertebrae down. In an instant, my whole world changed forever. Once I left the rehabilitation facility and transitioned back to living at home, I faced all kinds of new challenges and problems I’d never encountered before. As some of you may know, adjusting to the reality of life in a wheelchair is extremely difficult. And, as if adjusting to new life wasn’t hard enough, dealing with constant urinary tract infections that first year was almost too much to handle.

Fortunately, I met some good friends, also in chairs, who opened my eyes to a universe of products like closed system catheter kits, which are specifically aimed at reducing the occurrence of UTIs. When I started using these products, my body was no longer fatigued all the time from fighting infection; I didn’t have to clean and reuse my catheters; and I regained a lot of independence and confidence. I felt like my life had been turned around! Not long after that, I decided to create a company with the sole purpose of getting these products to other people in similar situations so their lives could be turned around too.

180 Medical’s mission is to provide education, unparalleled service, and a wide variety of quality products. We are also a proud sponsor of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation – you can obtain your urological supplies through our company, confident in knowing that a portion of the proceeds goes toward finding a cure and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis.

I’d like to invite you to give us a call to find how 180 Medical can serve in turning your life around.

Todd Brown
Founder & CEO



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