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A special panel discussion took place at the Back to School Conference. This discussion featured commentary from: Martha Binstock, B.Sc.P.T., MCPA, CLCP Maggie Didiano, BA (Hons.), Rehab Cert. Heather Flett, BA, BSc., MSc Helena Griner, Lyndhurst Centre Client Leonard Kunka, Partner - Thomson, Rogers Blair Williams, Lyndhurst Centre Client This discussion included commentary on the following points: When rehabilitation facility stays are too short. The client perspective. When clients are...

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Rich Vander Wal, B.R.L.S., TR, made a special presentation at the Back to School Conference. Rich’s presentation provides a detailed look at how sexuality can be affected by a spinal cord injury. This presentation offers information advice and resources for the spinal cord injured community. Click here for a PDF version of Rich Vander Wal's presentation.

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As a member of the Personal Injury Alliance, Thomson Rogers is pleased to be part of a one day Practical Strategies conference for health care providers. The conference will take place on Thursday, June 13th at The Carlu in Toronto. TR Personal Injury lawyers Sloan Mandel and Wendy Moore Mandel will be speaking at the event. This conference is designed to: Provide information about the unique advocacy required for proving the spinal cord injury case Provide information about the latest developments...

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Dr. Mary Ann McColl, PhD, MTS, made a special presentation at the Back to School Conference. Dr. McColl’s Presentation objectives are as follows: Increase awareness of primary care Explore barriers to effective utilization of primary care Discuss research initiatives & opportunities to optimize access to primary care for people with SCI Click here for a PDF version of Dr. Mary Ann McColl's presentation.

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Dr. Charles Tator, CM, MD, PhD, FRCSC FACS, made a special presentation at the Back to School Conference. In this video, Dr Tator covers the following topics: Why it has been extremely difficult to develop effective strategies to improve recovery after spinal cord injury Neural or Non-Neural Cells - which are better for transplantation? Endogenous vs. Exogenous (transplanted) Neural Stem Cells? -- which source is better? Developmental Age of the Transplanted Cells - Embryonic, Fetal, Neonatal...

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Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis, PhD, made a special presentation at the Back to School Conference with Thomson, Rogers and Spinal Cord Injury Ontario. Watch Dr. Martin Ginis' presentation - physical activity barriers, and an introduction of the Physical Activity Guidelines booklet for persons with spinal cord injuries. Click here for PDF versions of Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis' materials.

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Dr. Karen M. Smith, Associate Professor at Queen’s University, made a special presentation at the Back to School Conference with Thomson, Rogers and Spinal Cord Injury Ontario. Watch Dr. Smith’s presentation - A treatment paradigm for neurogenic bowel dysfunction to include transanal irrigation, and the opportunities for research including quality improvement in neurogenic bowel management.   Click here for a PDF version of Dr. Karen Smith's presentation.

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Laura Teague, Rn, MN, NP-Adult spoke at the most recent Back to School Conference with Thomson, Rogers and Spinal Cord Injury Ontario on September 13, 2012. Watch Laura’s presentation which covers the topics: What is a pressure ulcer; Stages of pressure ulcers; Why pressure ulcers are so common in people with spinal cord injuries; Psycho-social issues; Prevention and treatment; Pressure relief practices.   See more videos

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