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Life after spinal cord injury

New self-management tool helps patients transition home Today, 20-year-old Anthony is a C5 incomplete quadriplegic. While he has full head and neck movement and muscle...

Transitioning Rehabilitation from ‘maximizing independence’ to ‘enabling diverse abilities ’

Rehabilitation research is using a new lens for re-thinking patient care. Understanding the rehabilitation professional’s role – the concept being whether to “normalize” bodies...

Rehab program gets patients home sooner

Runnymede’s Low Tolerance Long Duration (LTLD) Rehabilitation program is playing an increasingly important role in the health care system. Since the program’s inception in...

The reality of robots: Helping patients walk again

Robotic technologies in the field of neuro-rehabilitation are increasingly associated with improved patient outcomes. While the technology certainly aids the patient in learning how...

RVH’s rehab team gets man back into the game of...

Cliff Robinson played too many games of golf. Or that’s what the avid golfer thought when his shoulder began giving him grief. Very soon a...

New outpatient rehabilitation program lets knee surgery patients heal at home

Knee surgery patients across the Greater Toronto Area have a new option for outpatient rehabilitation: Bridgepoint Hospital’s Total Joint Replacement rehab program. The program was...

Simulated community helps rehab patients transition home

A one-of-a-kind rehabilitation experience in British Columbia, featuring a grocery store, gas station, ATM and parked car, has been given new life by donors. ...

It’s in your hands

The Acute Injuries Rehabilitation and Evaluation Centre (AIREC) at Windsor Regional Hospital is a regional evaluation centre for WSIB and provides treatment and assessments...

Virtual exercise class tailored for those with a spinal cord injury

Tucked away in a research lab at St. Joseph’s Parkwood Hospital, an instructor is leading seated aerobics classes for people in Southwestern Ontario with...

St. John’s Rehab Hospital celebrates 75 years of rebuilding people’s lives

You may have learned about the valour of Canadian soldiers after watching Canadian actor Paul Gross in the 2008 film Passchendaele. Maybe you learned...

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