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Dr. Cheri Nijssen-Jordan in the pediatric unit at the South Health Campus in Calgary, Alberta on May 29, 2013. Leah Hennel, Calgary Herald. General Pediatric Clinic Dr. Nadira Rashid Dr. Adel El Sharkawy Allison Massey PT This service … READ MORE

Cerebral palsy and knee pain: management tips

Knee pain is common in children with CP, but given the many health challenges facing this patient population, knee symptoms may not be given high priority. Proper diagnosis and treatment of knee pain, however, can be key to maximizing … READ MORE

The horse is the therapist

With hippotherapy, the horse provides the therapy. Three-year-old Jack Foster sat on his mother’s lap as she wrapped a towel carefully around his neck. “Jack has cerebral palsy and low muscle tone,” said his mother, Emily … READ MORE

Steps in the knee rehab cycle

Rehabilitation of the knee is not always a straight line process. Things may improve, and then seem to go backwards. Things may go well, and then a stumble and fall may set the whole process back. By Dr Sheila Strover, Knee … READ MORE

The Ability Hub

The Ability Hub is an initiative of The Sinneave Family Foundation. At The Ability Hub we are working to enhance Life for people living with Autism Spectrum Disorder through Innovation, Partnerships and Support. Our work is focused on … READ MORE

Without limits: Kids with special needs

Holding hands and interacting with her loved ones is another way Emily enjoys spending time. Leah Hennel, Calgary Herald. For thousands of Calgary children, access to a good education, sports opportunities and exposure to the arts are … READ MORE

Horses sooth the soul for special needs kids

The healing power of equine therapy. A pink-haired teenager painted two pictures on the side of her massive, living canvas. First, the girl drew a picture of a broken heart and a horse. Then, she used the paint to sketch a person and … READ MORE
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