Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: Canada

Burning desire: Quadriplegic artist turns sun’s rays into portrait of Oilers’ McDavid

'He's going up on my wall,' Norm Shewchuk says of the picture he created on wood Growing up in Gimli, Man., Norm Shewchuk was passionate...

Wheelchair curling at the 2018 Winter Paralympics: All you need to know

Wheelchair curling made its Paralympic debut in Torino in 2006. Teams are comprised of male and female athletes who have a physical impairment in the...

Let’s Roll Out ALS

Eddy Lefrançois built his site to share information regarding my diagnosis with ALS, and raise awareness about this terrible disease — please read about...

App helps drivers in wheelchairs get help at the gas pump

Langley's Zosia Ettenberg says refuelling in wheelchair impossible without assistance The simple act of filling a gas tank can be an insurmountable challenge for...
Neuroscientists at University of Alberta

New discovery in spinal cord injuries shows oxygen can improve blood flow and restore...

A new discovery at the University of Alberta will fundamentally alter how we view spinal cord function and rehabilitation after spinal cord injuries (SCI)....

Spinal cord injury patients may benefit from using exoskeleton earlier in treatment

Cumming School study first in Canada to examine whether using robotic device immediately following injuries promotes recovery Researchers from the University of Calgary’s Cumming...

First clinical guidelines in Canada for pain following spinal cord injury

New research provides recommendations to help manage neuropathic pain LONDON, ONTATIO - Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute are the first in Canada to develop...

‘You can still live life’

In a few days, Drew Cumpson will be marking the fifth anniversary of an event that dramatically changed his life — but one which...

TappCar’s accessible vehicles welcome in Edmonton, even for increased price, say advocates

Rideshare accessibility comes into focus Accessibility advocates say they're cautiously optimistic new rideshare alternatives could make lives easier for people using wheelchairs but add they...

Alberta men share inspiring stories of life-altering spinal cord injuries

Two survivors of devastating spinal cord injuries shared their stories with Global News, describing their paralysis and the very different ways their lives have changed since losing their ability to walk.