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Essendon woman takes up Run Melbourne challenge in wheelchair

Published: July 8, 2015 | Spinal Cord Injury: , , , ,

Georgina Fiorentino GEORGINA Fiorentino thought her life was over when she lost feeling in her legs and became reliant on a wheelchair.

“You go through a whole process in your mind that it’s all too hard,” the Essendon North resident said.

“A lot of people have no idea the bits and pieces that follow on from a spinal injury.

“There are so many other things that are affected that are worse than not being able to walk.”

AQA Victoria (Australian Quadraplegic Association)

Published: June 10, 2015
www.qavic.org.au

AQA is a provider of support and services for people who sustain spinal cord injuries (quadriplegia and paraplegia) and similar physical disabilities. AQA provides a well established attendant care service (AQA Qualcare) for clients living with spinal cord injury and other disabilities.

Individuals affected by SCI have the opportunity to improve quality of life in an inclusive community that recognises their capacity and rights.

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