Respiratory Health

Respiratory Health

And breathe... The crucial role of respiratory health for people with reduced mobility.

Welcome to our video series dedicated to offering guidance on maintaining respiratory health for individuals with disabilities. These informative videos are designed to provide valuable insights and practical tips, ensuring you have the knowledge and tools needed to manage your respiratory well-being effectively.

Additional resources:

Hamilton Health Sciences Regional Rehabilitation Program has an SCI Binder which includes a guide for people with spinal cord injuries on keeping your lungs healthy. You can access this patient education handout here.

UHN Toronto Rehab has developed a collection of educational handouts about spinal cord injury. The education handouts aim to help you during your recovery as you learn to live with your injury. To access the handout on Breath Stacking and using an LVR bag, visit Spinal Cord Essentials here.

Spinal Cord Injury Research Evidence (SCIRE) Community provides free information about spinal cord injury research that is written in everyday language. To access the SCIRE Community handout on respiratory changes after spinal cord injury, visit SCIRE Community here.

Canadian Alternatives in Noninvasive Ventilation (CANVent) has developed a series of education resources for healthcare providers, individuals at risk for or using ventilation and their family members. These resources increase the knowledge, skills, practice and awareness of non-invasive airway management strategies for people who prefer this approach as an alternative to invasive ventilation. The resources are available on CANVent’s website here.

Respiratory Health


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