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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.

In conversation with Praxis SCI Accelerate Cohort Member, Comphya

Comphya, a Swiss medical device company, is developing the first implantable neurostimulator to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). The device, CaverSTIM, aims to…
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Praxis Year-end Review 2022

Throughout 2022, Praxis Spinal Cord Institute has continued its work to improve quality of life for people living with spinal cord injury.…
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Support for Indigenous Experience of Spinal Cord Injury in Canada

Indigenous Canadians experience greater challenges living with spinal cord injury (SCI) than the rest of the population. Since our unique Praxis model…
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Spinal Cord Stimulation Brings More Than Just the Ability to Walk Again

Praxis Spinal Cord Institute support and outreach for spinal cord stimulation (SCS) research across Canada is helping to raise awareness for this…
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Bringing Lived Perspectives for Local SCI Care

Praxis BC interior BC outreach brings best practices for SCI care to remote and rural practitioners. Lived perspectives boost local SCI care.
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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.