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A couple of weeks ago, I was working with a client of mine at Aim2Walk when she shared a personal story about a special school event she was not able to attend due to it not being accessible.  Although this young talented woman was being...

Peter Chorabik is a third generation bee keeper and him and his wife Sarah are two of very few who are helping keep our Toronto bees alive! Last year, I posted information about the importance of bees for pollination and I shared a video of...

On December 1st, 2011, Steve Lithgow was the victim of a brutal attack. After many blows to his body, he had approximately 24 fractures to his head alone. He spent 15 months in hospital and requires ongoing therapy. He is fed through a feeding tube...

Prometheus who is a Titan in Greek mythology was believed to have brought fire to mankind. The ancient Greeks considered fire to have sacred qualities and mirrors were used to focus the sun’s rays to ignite flames that would burn during the Olympic games. This...

Lemons are one of the easiest foods to help detox your body and promote weight loss and radiant skin. This citrus fruit is packed with vitamin C, calcium, magnesium and even contains antibacterial properties. All these help rejuvenate the body and beauty.Lemons have many therapeutic...

April is Parkinson's awareness month and we will be talking more about it and informing you on this neurodegenerative disease. Parkinson's affects over 100,000 people in Canada alone and approximately 5,500 new diagnosed each year.  Most commonly you will have symptoms of tremors, slowness and...

If you haven’t studied the brain and/or neurological disorders, you may not understand what can happen to a person after a stroke and while in the recovery process. I often see clients come into the clinic (Aim2Walk) and their caregiver or family member has...

After a severe snowmobile accident in 2012, Una Fawns was left with a C6/7 Spinal Cord Injury and a partially paralysed diaphragm.  When Una first started with us at Aim2Walk she was very weak.  Each visit however, we see her making gains and getting stronger. Although she's...

At Aim2Walk we are always trying to push boundaries by creating and incorporating new ways to challenge our clients beyond their abilities. Naresh Gupta was injured December 18, 2012, when his work truck flipped leaving him paralysed from the chest down. Naresh has been pushing...

Can you remember the days of playing video games for hours and hours and being engulfed in the entertainment and fun? If not, I’m sure you’ve heard of others who have had this experience. With technology and graphic design only getting more and more advanced,...

Two of my besties and I arrived in the beautiful Jamaican sunshine one week ago. Right away we were showered with kind smiles and happy, vibrant people.Knowing a local here in Jamaica meant we didn’t have to wait for a bus from the airport and...