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Did you partake in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge last year? Over 2.4 million daring people participated in the event, in order to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease). The challenge went viral July-August 2014, and the challenge...

Aim2Walk has been pumping up the jam on Tuesday evenings with our new "Every Body Fitness" class. So far we’ve had a great turnout of people of ALL body types moving and grooving along with our instructors Michelle Teves and Lindsay Simpson. Fitness is an...

Time and time again, I’ve heard and seen the struggles with practical and fashion forward clothing for wheelchair users. The daily struggle to squeeze and pull and wiggle into tight clothing that often bunches in all the wrong spots is a challenge. Wouldn’t it be...

For many of us, walking seems easy and is something to which we don't give a second thought.  For a large portion of the population, however, walking is challenging enough that assistance is needed. Approximately 25% of Canadian seniors require a walking aid (canes, scooters,...

Last week, I wrote about the newly amalgamated York South Chapter MS group. I touched on some of their annual fundraising events and the groups' dedication to helping others with MS. This Fathers day will be their 2nd annual “Lets Rock'n Roll MS Away" Classic...

In the past few years, I've seen and heard resistance from many people not wanting to support fundraising for Multiple Sclerosis.  For various reasons I'm sure, however; majority I've heard was due to the miss use of the funds and the lack of knowledge of...

Living with a life changing illness or injury is very difficult, as is supporting/caring for someone with such illness or injury. At Aim2Walk, we see our clients an average of two hours twice a week. During their therapy, we push our clients to achieve the...

Mastectomy or the removal of lumps in the breast tissue is a common treatment for breast cancer. Post surgery, you will have scar tissue form, which can cause various issues for the individual. Its varied how much scar tissue you will have due to the...

There’s something new and exciting at the clinic and we're not talking about the new washing machine (although our RMT’s are very excited about this!)[caption id="attachment_3677" align="alignleft" width="225"] Dragan often has 3-4 computers that he's working on at once.[/caption]Aim2Walk has a new and improved website....

Todays blog is written by a hard working student who has been with us at Aim2Walk for the past 6 weeks. Melissa Semeniuk, was studying at Durham College to become an Occupational therapy/Physiotherapy assistant.  Like many of our students, Melissa felt our clinic was a...

April is National Volunteer month and each year we like to reflect on some of the outstanding individuals who help make our therapists and clients lives easier. Running a multifaceted neurological facility takes a team. As the saying goes, “it takes a village to raise...

We’ve all had those days. The kind of day where you just wanted to punch something. Whether you interest is getting fit, unloading some stress, or just playing around for the sport of it, boxing is an all round therapeutic release that offers a ton...