Spinal Moves

A podcast conversation about Activity-Based Therapy (ABT), a novel intervention used to improve recovery for people with spinal cord injury. Spinal Moves is brought to you by the ABT Community of Practice.


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Conversations about ABT

The Activity-Based Therapy Community of Practice (ABT CoP) is excited to announce the launch of Spinal Moves, a Canadian podcast conversation about activity-based therapy.

Hosts Hope Jervis Rademeyer and Anita Kaiser chat with people living with spinal cord injury, clinicians who work in neurological settings, and researchers who study activity-based therapy. This series is produced in coordination with Hope Jervis Rademeyer, Anita Kaiser,  Praxis Spinal Cord Institute, and the ABT CoP. The first episode released on January 13, 2021.

Spinal Moves Hosts

Hope Jervis Rademeyer is a physical therapist and PhD candidate in Rehabilitation Science at the University of Toronto. Her thesis project investigates the use of technology to augment traditional rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury or disease. She also works in private practice with a focus on sport performance.
In her spare time, she runs long distances and has completed trail races up to 100 miles.

Anita Kaiser is a Vanier Scholar and doctoral student in Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Toronto. Her research specializes in the development of tools to track participation and performance for individuals engaged in activity-based therapy. Anita is the Director of Research for the Canadian Spinal Research Organization and a Research Trainee at KITE-Toronto Rehab-University Health Network. In her spare time, Anita models for Izzy Camillleri’s IZ Adaptive Clothing.

For More Information

Send your questions to abtcop@praxisinstitute.org