We Are Praxis Spinal Cord Institute

Praxis is a Canadian-based not-for-profit organization that leads global collaboration in spinal cord injury research, innovation and care. We accelerate the translation of discoveries and best practices into improved treatments for people with spinal cord injuries.


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Keep up-to-date with the latest news and updates from Praxis.

Read the Praxis annual report 2022

We are pleased to share the 2022 Praxis Annual Report with you, which focuses on collaboration and how it drives impact. The…
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BC Interior SCI Summit 2023

Our first SCI Health Summit brought together SCI clinicians, people with lived experience of SCI (PLEX), and other SCI community stakeholders to…
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Standing and Walking Assessment Tool (SWAT)Information at practitioner fingertips for best practices in care

Improved patient outcomes are being delivered by the Standing and Walking Assessment Tool (SWAT), which helps health practitioners target therapies to help…
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B.C. Company Leading the Way in Exoskeletons Self-balancing, natural walking exoskeletons offer a full range of motion

B.C.-based Human in Motion Robotics, a Praxis SCI Accelerate program alum, is developing the next generation of self-balancing exoskeletons to deliver mobility…
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Care, Outcomes Improve Through Best Practices Clinical Tool Praxis-funded online app guides clinical SCI care

When clinicians follow best practices, people with SCI retain more physical functionality, emotional wellbeing, and autonomy; this is critical because retaining function…
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Key Initiatives + Resources


National SCI Registry: RHSCIR

Our Impact

At Praxis, we are driven by our vision of a world without paralysis after SCI. Since 2009, we have worked to make exceptional improvements in the health of people with SCI.


Co-Creating a National SCI Care Strategy

How Would You Like To Change The World?

Imagine improving the lives of millions of people around the world who live with a spinal cord injury.

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Imagine a world without paralysis after spinal cord injury.