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2014 Spinal Cord Injury Wellness Summit


On Saturday, June 7, 2014 the Northwest Regional SCI System and the SCI Transitions and Wellness Programpresented the third annual half-day educational symposium at the University of Washington. The Summit attracted a large audience—150 individuals with SCI, family members, caregivers, health professionals and students.Thanks to our underwriters and supporters, this event was free to the public.

Watch these videos from the 2014 Summit:


12:00 noon

Doors Open
(refreshments, vendor displays, art show)

12:30 pm

Room 316
Rina Reyes, MD
Medical Director, UW Medicine SCI Rehabilitation
and Mr. Ben Dodge

1:00–2:00 pm

Room 316
Restoring Function after Spinal Cord Injury: New Research in Neural Stimulation
By Chet Moritz, PhD
Assistant Professor in the UW Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and
the Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering
Download Dr. Moritz' presentation slides

2:00–2:30 pm

(refreshments, vendor displays, art show, raffle)

2:30–3:15 pm

Room 303
Alternative Treatments for Pain: Myofascial Release and Adaptive Yoga
Beth Reite, OT
Flowing Touch Therapy, PLLC

Room 354
Assistive Technology Demo and Trial: Access phones, tablets, computers and your environment with the latest devices!
Amy Cisler, OT
Kristine Osmond, OT
Harborview Medical Center

Room 316
The Wheelness Workshop: Tire Selection and Maintenance
Josh Golden, PT
Julia Daher, MD
Harborview Medical Center

3:15–3:45 pm

(refreshments, vendor displays, art show)

3:45–4:30 pm

Room 316
The Use of Medical Marijuana to Manage Symptoms in Spinal Cord Injury
By Greg Carter, MD
Medical Director, St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Spokane, WA
Download Dr. Carter's presentation slides.


2014 SCI Wellness Summit Underwriters

We are grateful to the following companies for supporting the SCI Wellness Summit:

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