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‘Good Ol’ Fashioned’ Word of Mouth

2020 has been quite a year for this world! It has also been a memorable year for SideStix. This year marks our 10th anniversary in business. Our vision: to provide a durable, comfortable, and versatile forearm crutch – specifically designed to enable access to terrain that is typically “out of bounds” for crutch users. Our […]

Posted On: 2020-11-06

Normal is Boring

You could say the world has shifted and nothing is normal since the pandemic. Our Ambassador of the Month, Robert Ferguson, talks to me from Texas, as the pandemic hits his area hard. Robert understands big and little losses are hard to handle, but they can shape your character and transform you into a healthier […]

Posted On: 2020-10-02

I Do Brokenness Well

It started with a gift – a small donut box filled with baby chicks. Gina had been on the couch, despondent and feeling like she had lost her identity. An accident  as a firefighter had left Gina with a permanent disability. She needed a diversion, something new that could pull her out of her brokenness. […]

Posted On: 2020-09-04

Honoring a Higher Self

We can’t make things better if we don’t acknowledge the way things are.  Accepting this truth is vital in a pandemic and the anti-racism movement, as well as a loss of mobility.  In this month’s blog, Kenji Sakamura tells the story of his life, and shares why it’s important to work hard to become a […]

Posted On: 2020-08-04

Unlocking the Leader Within You

Max Setka is not afraid to step up, take on a challenge, and power through tough situations. It takes courage, and Max has that in spades. Born with Arthrogryposis, a rare muscle disorder that causes congenital joint contractures in two or more areas of the body, Max has faced obstacles since he was a child […]

Posted On: 2020-07-02

Secrets to a Long-Lasting Marriage

During a pandemic, it is essential to invest in your emotional health and wellbeing. Dave and Ingrid Johnston have a love story that is all about finding perspective in difficult times; to learn to be adaptable and more loving while sharing a life.Dave and Ingrid are holding hands.  They have been holding hands since high […]

Posted On: 2020-06-08