Category Archives: spinal-cord-injury

January .24 .2017

Benefits of Massage Following an Injury

Pain is all too common with serious injuries. Whether chronic or short-term, managing pain can be difficult and stressful. That’s why many accident victims turn to a registered massage therapist...
December .31 .2014

New Year’s Resolutions to Keep

 
June .11 .2014

Is CrossFit Safe?

According to its creators, CrossFit is a “strength and conditioning program for many police academies and tactical operations teams, military special operations units, champion martial artists, and...
May .15 .2014

What Does Your Liability Waiver Actually Cover?

Signing a waiver of liability before participating in a recreational activity means you give up your right to sue if you are injured. Simple, right? Not exactly. Last year, I commented on B.C....
March .21 .2014

Supporting Spinal Cord Injury BC - One Ugly Tie at a Time

Spinal Cord Injury BC helps people with spinal cord injuries get their lives back. The organization provides important programs and services to the spinal cord injury community throughout the...
June .7 .2013

Spinal Cord Injury - Canada's Quest for a Cure

An announcement last week brings new hope for Canadians affected by spinal cord injury (SCI). The Canadian Government announced that $35 million will be given to the Rick Hansen Foundation to support...
May .2 .2013

Bionic Hand Assisted by iLimb iPhone App

For a young man with a prosthetic hand, the phrase"there's an app for that" has a whole new meaning. Jason Koger lost both his hands in an electrocution accident caused by a downed power line on an...
August .9 .2012

FDA Approves New Spinal Cord Clinical Trial

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the FDA, has given the Miami Project permission to begin clinical trials on a study to treat patients with paralyzing spinal cord injuries. This ground-breaking...
July .26 .2012

New Technology Gives Spinal Cord Injury Patients New Chances to Move

In a new study from the Georgia Institute of Technology, researchers have developed a device that improves motor skills in patients suffering from paralyzing spinal cord injuries. The device looks...
May .22 .2012

Rick Hansen Launches New Accessibility App Designed for World Venues

It's been 25 years since B.C. legend Rick Hansen completed his Man in Motion tour. Wheeling this time across Canada, Hansen works to raise awareness for those suffering from spinal cord injuries and...
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