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Physiotherapy helped me

accomplish my goal

of learning how to walk again

I was told that my spine was completely transected and that my chances of walking were very slim.

I was in shock. After a month in the hospital, I moved into the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre.

I learned there that my spinal cord injury was not complete, but incomplete!

STAYING INJURY FREE

IS A NEAR IMPOSSIBLE TASK

THE KEY TO MANAGING IT IS CREATE A
GOOD TEAM OF COACHES AND THERAPISTS...

Representing Canada at the 2012 Olympics is one of Geoff's greatest accomplishments.

As an 800m runner, he has competed and succeeded at the highest level in one of the most competitive sports on the planet.

Read how physiotherapy helped Geoff become one of the fastest middle-distance runners in the country.

NOVA SCOTIA IS PROUD THAT

Ellie Black

REPRESENTED CANADA AT THE OLYMPICS.

Artistic gymnastics demands the highest level of strength, balance, flexibility, agility, endurance, and control.

Ellie Black is one of the greatest artistic gymnasts that Canada has ever produced.

Read how Nova Scotia physiotherapy has supported Ellie on her high-flying journey to the gymnastics stratosphere!

Physiotherapy helped me accomplish my goal of learning how to walk again

In October of 2013, I survived a stabbing that left me paralyzed from the waist down. Initially, I was told that my spine was completely transected and that my chances of walking were very slim. I was in shock. After a month in the hospital, I moved into the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre. I learned there that my spinal cord injury was not complete, but incomplete!

Geoff Harris

Representing Canada is one of Geoff's greatest accomplishments. As a proud Nova Scotian, Geoff has some concerns about the overall health of our province. He offers some advice on what each of us can do to be active – and to keep Nova Scotians moving – for life.

Ellie Black

Ellie Black is an artistic gymnast, an Olympian, and a proud Nova Scotian. Find out how physiotherapy helped Ellie soar to the highest heights in a sport that requires strength, balance, flexibility, agility, endurance, and control.

Physiotherapists can be found all across Nova Scotia.

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