Spinal Cord Injury
May 14, 2013 by Thomson Rogers
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.
May 1, 2013 by Thomson Rogers
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...
April 30, 2013 by Thomson Rogers
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.
April 16, 2013 by Thomson Rogers
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...
March 19, 2013 by Thomson Rogers
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.
March 5, 2013 by Thomson Rogers
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.
February 19, 2013 by Thomson Rogers
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.
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February 5, 2013 by Thomson Rogers
Just as a common understanding of the term “catastrophic impairment” has been reached, its definition is being completely reworked with an aim for a more accurate and objective system, Toronto plaintiff’s personal injury lawyer Darcy Merkur recently discussed at the Back to School with Thomson Rogers and Spinal Cord Injury Ontario Conference.
“Changes to the definition of the term catastrophic impairment are coming,” Merkur, partner with Thomson Rogers,...
December 21, 2012 by Thomson Rogers
Thomson Rogers made a special donation to SCI Ontario’s Regional Services Holiday Fund - Staff Campaign. The donation, combined with the staff donations from SCI Ontario, will assist 88 clients of SCI Ontario across the province. Within the 88 clients there are 41 families, 133 adults and 71 children, for a total of 204 individuals.
The funds are given out to clients and members of Spinal Cord Injury Ontario and will assist those who are in financial need to purchase food for a holiday dinner and...
September 27, 2012 by Thomson Rogers
Thank you to everyone who attended Back to School with Thomson, Rogers and Spinal Cord Injury Ontario (formerly CPAO) – Managing your Injury to Independence. The conference took place on September 13, 2012, at the Delta Chelsea Hotel in Toronto. Your participation helped to make this conference a great success.
For those of you who could not attend, the conference materials are now available online.
Click here to view the 2012 Back to School conference materials.
** Stay tuned for videos of the...