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  • Government funding makes disabled exercise research at UBCO a reality

    A study at UBC Okanagan has been looking at barriers to keeping fit that are faced by those living with spinal cord injuries . With the help of federal funding, researcher Kathleen Martin Ginis has been looking at how to get people with spinal cor more...

  • Expansion to add more treatment options at the Claremont Club

    The newly-expanded studio is now helping to improve the overall health and quality of life fore more than 100 people affected by spinal cord injuries and other neuromuscular forms of paralysis, including multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, stroke, more...

  • Are Physicians Being Adequately Trained to Treat People with Disabilities?

    Atlanta - There is considerable evidence to suggest that medical school curricula is lacking in education around treating people with physical disabilities. In a new study, presented this week at the Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Mee more...

  • Adaptive ski day at Roundtop Mountain Resort

    People recovering from traumatic injuries were matched with adaptive equipment, allowing them to ski and snowboard. Among those athletes, were two men from central Pennsylvania who are recovering from spinal cord injuries, as well as a local man w more...

  • Wheelchair charity run by immigrants helps the most vulnerable

    Among the many inspiring stories heard by those who attended the 2018 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering, the tale of the Living Hope Wheelchair Association stood out for its compassion and resilience. Many went out of the way to pat or shake hand more...

  • Artists and Writers Wanted

    What if I told you there's a resort that honors artists and writers with free vacations of room, board, and studio space? And that, at this resort, preference is given to artists and writers with disabilities - and not just any old vanilla-fla more...

  • New hope on spinal cord injuries

    Some people with major spinal cord injuries still register the sensation of touch in their brains even though they can't feel it, an Australian study has found. There's new hope for Australians with major spinal cord injuries, with a new s more...

  • Teen badly injured in derailment heads to Colorado for recovery

    Timmy Brodigan, 16, who was badly injured in the Amtrak derailment, left Seattle on Thurs., Jan. 25, 2018 and was airlifted to Craig Hospital in Denver, Colorado which specializes in spinal cord injuries. Timmy Brodigan, 16, who was badly injured more...

  • A Standing Start

    The standing frame is a useful tool for patients with a spinal cord injury that can help users maintain bone health, manage spasticity, and prevent contractures. This is a tool patients can use in the home to continue with their standing programs more...