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Walk It Off  Spinal Cord Injury Recovery & Wellness Centre Located in Newmarket, Ontario Change the mind and the body will follow. Contact us at 289-340-0072

Adrian (C3-C4) squatting it out on the total gym!

💚Thought for the day💚

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the 7th Annual Tee It Up for Walk It Off Gold Fundraiser. Thank you to Brian and Wally Kemp for all your hard work organizing and planning Another successful year. Another thank you to the great staff and @bradfordhighlands for hosting at a great course that was accessible for all. Also features at the event was our very own @chris_rice11 . Chris made a great speech talking about his experience with his injury, and with Walk It Off. Get your tissues and head on over to our Facebook page to check it out 👉 (Walk It Off Spinal Cord Wellness Centre ) Missed out on the fun this year? Don’t worry folks, we’ll be back again next summer!

🤓 A little fun fact post surrounding SCI and Bladder Health. Why is this such a big topic in the SCI community? Individuals with a SCI are more prone to UTIs for several reasons. Among them being 1.Catheterization 2.Antibiotics (prolonged or repeated use) 3.Low Immune Function 4.Incomplete bladder emptying 5.Over-distension of the bladder 👉👉👉Swipe right for more info 📚

It’s a @trxtraining kind of day 💪 @andreanels (L1) has been making some impressive gains in her quad and flute activation that our trainer Rebecca thought they’d try pushing them to their limit. Keep up the good work Andrea! 👉👉👉 Swipe right to see different activities from this position #pushingboundaries #trx

Zech (C3/C4) working on some back extensions in balanced hero pose. By squeezing his shoulder blades together and down Zech is engaging his back extensors to return to an upright position. Zech has been working on doing this with minimal assistance and is continuing to improve every session. Keep up the good work Zech!

A little motivation going into the weekend brought to you by @therock 💪

I spy Something old 🕵️‍♀️ and something new🕵️‍♂️Rob is one of the newer members of our Walk It Off Community and we’re so happy to have him. We were so happy to welcome back one of our old high school co-op students Kaitlin. Kaitlin stopped by to the facility to volunteer and help during some client sessions today. We love to see our students grow and return to Walk It Off. Best of luck next year at University Kaitlin! Come back soon!

That time of year again! 🏌️‍♀️🏌️‍♂️Time for the 7th Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament to raise money for Walk It Off this July 20th 2018! ⛳️ Contact us for more information surrounding participation or sponsorship. 🔗 Link to our blog for more info 👉👉👉 https://walkitoffrecovery.org/blog-2/

Throwback to Nikki’s first stand! You’ll be seeing a lot more of her around the facility. Nikki started as a placement student with us, but after receiving her certification as a Registered Kinesiologist, started her training as a Trainer Apprentice! Way to go Nikki! (Ft Rebecca Our lead Staff and Student Educator and Dave, our guinea pig )

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