Publications

We’re strongly committed to sharing details of the great work that is taking place throughout the SCI field—from promising translational research to inspiring solutions that are improving the quality of life of people with SCI.

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Special Issue: AO Spine & Praxis Spinal Cord Institute Guidelines for the Management of Acute Spinal Cord Injury

Activity-based therapy (ABT) is a therapeutic approach with multiple benefits including promoting neurorecovery and reducing the likelihood of secondary complications in people…
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Implementing Activity-Based Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation in Canada: Challenges and Proposed Solutions

Activity-based therapy (ABT) is a therapeutic approach with multiple benefits including promoting neurorecovery and reducing the likelihood of secondary complications in people…
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Enabling Knowledge Translation: Implementation of a Web-based Tool for Independent Walking Prediction After Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

Several clinical prediction rules (CPRs) have been published, but few are easily accessible or convenient for clinicians to use in practice. We…
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Read the Praxis annual report 2022

We are pleased to share the 2022 Praxis Annual Report with you, which focuses on collaboration and how it drives impact. The…
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Association of CSF and Serum Neurofilament Light and Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein, Injury Severity, and Outcome in Spinal Cord Injury

Traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) is highly heterogeneous, and tools to better delineate pathophysiology and recovery are needed. Our objective was to…
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Multimorbidity in persons with non-traumatic spinal cord injury and its impact on healthcare utilization and health outcomes

Praxis publication on multimorbidity (the coexistence of two/more health conditions) in persons with non-traumatic spinal cord injury (NTSCI) to evaluate its impact…
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Spinal Cord Injury Community Personal Opinions and Perspectives on Spinal Cord Stimulation

Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) clinical trials are evaluating its efficacy and safety for motor, sensory, and autonomic recovery following spinal cord injury…
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An International Survey of the Structure and Process of Care for Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in Acute and Rehabilitation Facilities: Lessons Learned From a Pilot Study

The publication describes the key findings and lessons learned from an international pilot study that surveyed spinal cord injury programs in acute…
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Technology Used in Activity Based Therapy for Individuals Living with Spinal Cord Injury Across Canada

The objective of this study was to describe the equipment used in activity-based therapy (ABT) programs for individuals with spinal cord injury…
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Sex-related discrepancies in the access to optimal care and outcomes after traumatic spinal cord injury: A retrospective cohort study using data from a Canadian registry

To compare males and females who were stratified into subgroups corresponding to premenopausal, perimenopausal and postmenopausal ages, regarding access to optimal care…
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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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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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