Seventy years ago, only 1% to 10% of people who experienced a spinal cord injury survived past their first year out of the hospital.

Today, life expectancy for those who have sustained a spinal cord injury is between 85% and 90%.

Kim Demberline, peer connections co-ordinator with the Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Ontario office in Barrie, knows first-hand the challenges faced by spinal cord injuries.

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