Central PA SCI Networking

Dave Weiser T2
Featured Stories
Our Purpose
Contact Us
The Network
Join the Network
Calendar of Events
Sexuality, Pregnancy, and Parenting

My name is David Weiser and I’m a T-2 (ASIA A) paraplegic as a result of a motorcycle accident that occurred on 18 Feb 2004. At that time I was on top of the world! I had a great career, a beautiful, healthy family and my health.

The accident caused a complete sever from T-2 through T-6, crushing those vertebrae as well. I suffered a broken clavicle, numerous broken ribs and two broken scapulas. I spent the better part of the following two months in bed trying to recover both physically and mentally. After a month at an acute care hospital I was transferred to Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in Phila. where I learned to perform basic tasks again.

After about a year off of work I returned to my prior position as a Police Detective. Since then I have learned to perform CPR and qualify with my firearm as a paraplegic.

I’ve learned that an injury such as mine isn’t "beatable." Believe me I would beat it if it was possible. The injury is manageable though. Life with a spinal cord injury is difficult, but not impossible. Remember that a wheelchair doesn’t define who you are, it simply changes your lifestyle.


Email Dave!