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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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Care, Outcomes Improve Through Best Practices Clinical Tool Praxis-funded online app guides clinical 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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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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Praxis 2020/21 Annual Report

We are pleased to share with you the 2021 Praxis annual report, which this year is focused on how our partnerships help…
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Praxis Indigenous Peoples’ Liaison Richard Peter is the Paralympic Athlete Ambassador for the Vancouver 2030 Winter Games Bid

Richard, who has multi-medal Paralympics experience in wheelchair basketball, is acting as the Paralympic athlete ambassador.
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Praxis Spinal Cord Institute adds four leaders to board

Praxis Spinal Cord Institute appoints four new members to the board of directors, bringing experience in finance, governance, community, and health care…
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