NeuroMatters, Fall 2016


Welcome to the Fall Edition of NeuroMatters

Welcome to the new online edition of NeuroMatters, the newsletter from the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF). NeuroMatters is the source for news and information about research and best practices in prevention, care and treatment of spinal cord injury (SCI) and acquired brain injury (ABI).

Working with healthcare practitioners, researchers, policymakers and stakeholders including those living with neurotrauma ONF is a catalyst for change that reduces risk of these injuries and improves the quality of life for those living with a neurotrauma. In NeuroMatters you can read the stories about those are doing this important work and the stories of Ontario people whose lives have been improved through positive changes in health practices, outcomes and policies.

Prevention of neurotrauma and care of those with neurotrauma comes at a high cost to our province’s health care system. At ONF we are committed to the important role we play to bring research into practice that will improve lives and support a more efficient use of health care resources in Ontario.

Kent Bassett-Spiers, CEO Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation


In this issue:

Transforming care for for those with TBI: Guidelines launched

Diagnosing, treating and managing neuropathic pain after SCI

Fall Prevention Month

It can happen to anyone

Four important Summits

Happy Birthday Loop

Meet Judy