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SCI-ISIG Webinar


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The Effects of Epidural Stimulation on Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury or Disease: A Scoping Review

With guest speaker, Hope Jervis Rademeyer, MPT, PhD(c)


27 JANUARY // 12:00 – 1:00 PM


Join this webinar to learn more about the current landscape of epidural stimulation and how it can potentially affect functional goals for individuals with spinal cord injury or disease. Ms. Rademeyer will identify the steps involved in a scoping review. Future potential directions for research involving epidural stimulation and spinal cord injury or disease will be discussed.




Hope Jervis Rademeyer is a physiotherapist and PhD candidate in Rehabilitation Science at the University of Toronto. Her research interest is in using neurorestorative approaches to rehabilitate individuals with spinal cord injury or disease (i.e., brain-computer interface, epidural stimulation, activity-based therapy). Hope has studied activity-based therapy (ABT) in acute and rehabilitation settings across Canada. She has experience delivering therapy using functional electrical stimulation as a stand-alone device and in conjunction with a brain-computer interface. She is the creator and co-host of the podcast Spinal Moves: Canadian conversations about ABT. Hope also works as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist in private practice and runs ultramarathons.