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About St. John's Rehab Hospital

St. John's Rehab is the only hospital in Ontario solely dedicated to specialized rehabilitation. We develop individually customized rehabilitation for people with the most complex needs. We offer Canada’s only organ transplant rehabilitation program and Ontario's only burn rehabilitation program. With advanced, responsive multidisciplinary care, breakthroughs in research and a caring, nurturing environment, St. John’s Rehab is rebuilding people’s lives.

CBC The National: Haiti’s Invisible Ones

Earlier this week, CBC’s The National aired a story about the efforts of Dr. Landry and the teams who have traveled to Haiti to assist with the relief effort (Shirlene and Esther both appear in the photos and video!) The … Continue reading

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Reflections on Haiti shared with CBC Metro Morning

This morning, Karen, physiotherapist (and blogger) who returned from Haiti last week, spoke to Matt Galloway, host of CBC Metro Morning on 99.1 FM. Karen shares her thoughts and experience in Les Cayes: “[The survivors in Haiti] are really perseverant, they’ve gone through a lot of trauma and…they make … Continue reading

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CBC The National Blog: Haiti’s Invisible ones

Last night, Esther sent me a quick e-mail telling me that the team’s work in Haiti has been featured on CBC The National’s blog. There’s some great photos here of Shirlene and Esther working with patients at the clinic in … Continue reading

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“It’s been a long time coming” / “I don’t know what to expect”

When Shirlene heard the news of the startling disaster in Haiti, and in particular, the large number of amputees without access to prosthetics or adequate rehabilitation care, she knew she had to help. Esther knew that she was ready for … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Lives in Haiti

This weekend, two of our physiotherapists are heading to a Caribbean island. They have spent the last few days getting organized. They’ve packed their clothes and made sure their cameras are charged and ready. They promised to send an e-mail … Continue reading

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