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Skin Integrity & Aging

Ron Gionet sustained a spinal cord injury in 1984 as a result of a motor vehicle accident. One of the first things he remembers being told in Rehab was to make sure someone checked his skin for any signs of redness.

Worrying about how a pressure sore can disrupt everyday life can be very taxing on physical and mental health. Ron has been fortunate. Since his accident he has only had a couple of pressure injuries, none of which stopped him from engaging in daily activities. Ron shares here the prevention strategies that have worked over the years.

To access our free guide on managing pressure injuries, click here.

This video content was created as part of a project funded by a grant from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation to Spinal Cord Injury Ontario.

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