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ParaRomandie 2019 - 2nd paraplegic meeting in the French speaking part of Switzerland

Clinique romande de réadaptation
Sion, Saturday the 4th of May 2019
10h00 to 17h00


An event open to all...

To meet to raise awareness, to discover.


Unique in the French speaking part of Switzerland

As the only clinic specialized in paraplegia in the French speaking part of Switzerland, the Clinique romande de réadaptation (CRR) is organising, for the 2nd time, a special day devoted to the topic of wheelchair use.

The CRR is making its infrastructure available in order to allow the various people involved, whether they be whelchair users themselves, their family members, professional health care providers, associations, specialized service providers, craftsmen, companies, the general public and the media to meet.


This event aspires to becoming the not-to-be-missed rendez-vous iin the French speaking part of Switzerland and its objectives are :

  • to offer a meeting and exchanging platform taking place in a friendly and family orientated atmosphere
  • to inform people of new technologies and alternative means available
  • to raise awareness and inform the general public on the handicap world
  • to position the CRR as THE specialist in paraplegia in the French speaking part of Switzerland
  • to present the specific services regarding medical care and rehabilitation.



Opening / welcome speech

Mr Jean-Raphaël Kurmann, director, CRR

Dr Xavier Jordan, head physician of the paraplegia department of the CRR.

10h-17h Visit of the trade partners' stands

Intervention by M. Benjamin Roduit

National Advisor, former headmaster of the Lycée Collège des Creusets in Sion and President of the AVIP.



Discussion with two victims of paralegia regarding their experiences


Intervention by Dr Nicolas De Tonnac retired psychiatrist specilaized in paraplegia, President of Pro Infirmis Genève 


Overview / round table


Moderation by Christine Savioz, journalist

11h45 Apéritif
From 13h00

Demonstrations, presentations, visits, initiations

  • Kyusho
  • Curling
  • wheelchair agility course
  • adapted bedroom
  • driving simulator
  • Hippotherapy (horse riding)
  • workshop for children


17h00 End of the event

Our trade partners














  They will be present throughout the day with a stand

  • Active Communication
  • All4Care
  • Association Le Copain
  • Association Suisse des Paraplégiques
  • B Braun
  • Capdenho
  • Cave Saint-Michel
  • Club en Fauteuil Roulant du Valais Romand
  • Coloplast
  • CRR – Atelier d’orthopédie technique
  • CRR – Atelier d’orthopédie technique du pied
  • CRR - Service de physiothérapie
  • CRR - Service d'ergothérapie
  • Défisport
  • Emera
  • Eyeware
  • Focaccia Group Automotive
  • Fondation Swiss Recovery Center
  • GBY SA - Sébastian Tobler
  • Handicap Solutions
  • Handitech Sarl
  • Helios Handicap
  • Hollister
  • Hydro Style
  • Invacare AG
  • Kyusho Chaise Roulante
  • Nelly Premat-Durgnat - Artisanat
  • Nestlé
  • Nicolas Magnin - Apiculture
  • Office AI du Valais
  • Ortho-Reha Wallner SA / Reha-Robotics
  • Orthotec AG
  • Otto Bock Suisse AG
  • ParaHelp
  • Para No Limit
  • Promefa
  • Publicare
  • Rehatec
  • Scewo AG
  • Suisse Tourisme Handicap
  • Sunrise Medical
  • Valais de Cœur
  • Wellspect

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