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Halton Healthcare Cardiac Rehab Program Gives Patients New Lease on Life

"There is nothing like having a few near death experiences to remind you just how precious life really is," notes 63 year old Carl...

Geriatric Rehabilitation in Canada: Advancing the State of the Art

Seventy-six year old Edgar Balcers fell in his kitchen and suffered a hip fracture. He was alone, frightened and unable to get to...

Outpatient Rehabilitation in a Hospital Setting

Several years ago hospitals in Ontario began reducing outpatient rehabilitation services for outpatients, but a few have initiated an innovative approach to fill a...

Unseen and Unheard: Osteoporosis Creeps up on the Unsuspecting

Osteoporosis: a disease affecting over 800,000 Canadians... or is it 1.4 million? These two figures provide just an example of the differing reports...

Play and Learn

They look like typical babies, bouncing on their moms' knees while their hands are guided through the motions of "The wheels on the bus."...

Face-To-Face With a Humanitarian Challenge

When we think about plastic surgery most of us don't conjure up images of third world countries and great humanitarian acts. However these are...

New research will reduce burden of osteoarthritis among aging population

New research into the early diagnosis, treatment and prevention of osteoarthritis, was presented recently at the first-ever Osteoarthritis Consensus Conference in Toronto. And, for...

The Ontario Rehabilitation Technology Consortium

Have you ever taken a ride on the Rocket, said that writing was hard or wanted to see something that you could not.The Ontario...

Reaching Rehab’s Full Potential is Network’s Goal

Do you like a good riddle? Can you name a major part of Ontario's health-care system:For which seven government ministries, and multiple branches...

Prehab Program Gets Patients

At Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS), ensuring patients are well prepared for orthopedic surgery is often as important as the surgery itself. For the past...

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