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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Smart Tech Seat Cushion Automates, Relieves and Reduces Pressure Injury Risk for Wheelchair Users

Praxis commercialization program alum, Kalogon has developed a pressure-relieving cushion that helps wheelchair users avoid pressure injuries and pain. Machine learning helps…
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Inaugural SCI Accelerate alum, Rehabtronics Develops Novel Neurostimulation Product to Treat and Prevent Pressure Injuries

Rehabtronics, a BC-based medical start-up and inaugural Praxis SCI Accelerate program alum, has developed a novel neurostimulation medical device to treat and…
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Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries Among Indigenous and Non-indigenous Peoples of Canada

Indigenous peoples with a spinal cord injury across Canada have different physical, social, and environmental challenges than non-Indigenous populations. More resources should…
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Spinal Cord Stimulation Research in the Restoration of Motor, Sensory, and Autonomic Function for Individuals Living With Spinal Cord Injuries: A Scoping Review

To describe the status of spinal cord stimulation (SCS) research for the improvement of motor, sensory, and autonomic function for individuals living…
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Models of Care Delivery from Rehabilitation to Community for Spinal Cord Injury: A Scoping Review

What models of service delivery, specific to the rehabilitation and lifelong care of persons with SCI exist internationally? The objective of the…
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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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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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Spinal Cord Stimulation: Lived Experience Perspective

Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) is a therapeutic approach used within the research setting with considerable evidence to address the sensory, motor, and…
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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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