Working with quadriplegia TWO: physical challenges need flexible management

Anna Kelsey-Sugg

Mario was set to become a surgeon before an accident left him with quadriplegia. Management flexibility was key to a sustainable return to work.

At 36 years of age Mario was a doctor on his way to becoming a surgeon. Then a car crash left him with quadriplegia and changed his life forever. Now, seven years later, he is an investigative officer in the medico-legal field.  He loves his job and he is happy. But his journey wasn't an easy one.Mario faced Significant challenges in his return to work after a car accident which left him with quadriplegia. “Having a disability that do...

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Published 25 September, 2008 | Updated 07 July, 2015