Teisha Shadwell

In 2017, Teisha was diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) in both her feet. CRPS is a dysfunction of the central and peripheral nervous systems that cause abnormal functioning resulting in an overreaction to pain signals that the nervous system can't shut off. She is limited in her range of motion and capacity to walk. Teisha is an active athlete, where she has competed in basketball, cross-country, and volleyball throughout her life. She attends the University of Arizona where she currently plays wheelchair basketball and wheelchair football (AFL). Aside from sports, she enjoys crafting with her Cricut machine and has a passion for animals.