Celebrating The Many Women Who Work With Praxis to Make an Impact in The SCI Community

In honour of International Women's Day (IWD), Praxis recognizes the significant contributions women make across the globe. Our admiration and gratitude goes…
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Accelerating Innovation for the Spinal Cord Injury Community

Praxis Spinal Cord Institute is pleased to announce the three transformative technologies selected as the SCI Incubate program cohort for 2023. Three companies— Battelle, inContAlert, and Focal…
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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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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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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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A Holiday Message From Our CEO

From all of us at Praxis—to the SCI community, to our supporters, funders, and donors—thank you! We wish you a safe and happy…
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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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First Indigenous SCI Gathering: November 4, 2022

Praxis and Indigenous Peoples' Liaison, Richard Peter, held the first Indigenous SCI Gathering on Friday November 4, 2022. The gathering took place…
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A look at Spinal Cord Injury in Canada in 2020

Published in 2022, The RHSCIR network report is a detailed look at clinical and demographic data collected from 751 (611 tSCI; 140…
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