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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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Latest News

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

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Interview with Stephen Ibaraki

Praxis CEO, Bill Barrable and Director of Commercialization, Arushi Raina recently sat down with multi-awarded global visionary and frequent Forbes contributor, Stephen…
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Mental Health Week 2022

Mental Health Week 2022 #GetReal - focusing on exercise as a tool for supporting mental health and wellness following SCI
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A Shining Example of Integration, Interdisciplinary Thinking, and Translational Research

Multi-awarded global visionary and frequent Forbes contributor, Stephen Ibaraki cites the work of Praxis as a shining example of integration, interdisciplinary thinking,…
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All Over the MAP: Describing Pressure Variability in Acute Spinal Cord Injury

This study examines the feasibility of meeting the current clinical guidelines for the hemodynamic management of acute spinal cord injury (SCI).
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Using Activity-based Therapy for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury or Disease: Interviews with Physical and Occupational Therapists in Rehabilitation Hospitals

This study aims to understand if and how physical therapists (PTs) and occupational therapists (OTs) use activity-based therapy (ABT) and its associated…
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Key Initiatives + Resources

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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.

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Co-Creating a National SCI Care Strategy


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Imagine a world without paralysis after spinal cord injury.