Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: Canada

A look inside Carissa Louise’s life after attaining a C6/C7 complete spinal cord injury

Carissa Louise from Alberta Canada shows YouTube viewers that even though she's living life as a quadriplegic, she is still living life. Carissa loves everything beauty and wants to share that with you! Carissa shares her personal experiences in interesting vlog style videos!

Leading experts urge Canadian health-care providers to improve care for people living with SCI

Leading Canadian spinal cord injury (SCI) experts have launched the unprecedented Spinal Cord Injury: A Manifesto for Change—a call to action and a plea...

Wheelchair challenge helps raise awareness

OTTAWA — Brampton West MP Kyle Seeback was one of more than two dozen federal politicians who participated in the 6th Annual Chair-Leaders Campaign...

Paralympian turns politician

Michelle Stilwell one of three B.C. MLAs with a physical disability In much the way she views her wheelchair racing career - she is an...

Mendes injury recalls former player’s ‘life-altering’ accident

TORONTO -- Randy Kells says he was fired like a torpedo head-first into the hockey rink boards, shattering his spine and severing his spinal...

Living with a spinal cord injury

There have been many breakthroughs in treatment and care over the last 25 years, and even more improvements in accessibility. But there's still a...

A new way to banish bedsores

For 26 years, Stewart Midwinter had been paragliding, but last August after a leap from a Rocky Mountain peak west of Calgary, he encountered...
Rick Hansen greets students at Cardigan elementary

Building on progress and a vision for spinal cord injuries

Spinal cord injury is one of the world’s major unsolved health-care challenges, affecting not only the individuals who live with it but also their...

‘It’s all about attitude’

AUSTRALIAN hand cycling champion Michael Taylor is on track to represent his country at the London Paralympics next year. If named in the Australian squad...

Spinal cord injuries associated with increased risk of heart disease

Vancouver – New research from the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation may help explain why people with spinal...