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Interesting Facts

Bone Facts!

  • There are 54 bones in your hands including your wrists.
  • Humans are born with 300 bones in their body, however in adulthood they only have 206.
  • Bones are light and soft on the inside and are about 75% water.
  • Your thigh bone (femur) is stronger than concrete.


Did you know?

  • The average human brain has about 100 billion nerve cells.
  • You burn less calories watching TV than you do while sleeping.
  • Nerve impulses from the brain travel at 274 km/hr.
  • There are 72 km of nerves in the skin of a human.
  • It takes 72 different muscles to produce human speech.
  • In the average lifetime, a person will walk the equivalent of 5 times around the equator.
  • Every human spent 1/2 hour as a single cell.
  • An average person will spend 2 weeks of their life kissing.


For Acute Injury Management Follow the RICE Acronym:

R: Rest the injured area

I: Ice the injury with ice or cold packs for 15-20 min. This helps to reduce the amount of swelling that may cause further injury and pain

C: Compression also helps to reduce swelling. A tensor bandage may be used, applied with moderate tightness

E: Elevation further reduces swelling that may actually delay the healing process. Elevate to a level above your heart



In the News

SIMAC Awarded Highest Level of CARF Accreditation

We are pleased to announce that SIMAC Canada Inc. has achieved the highest level of accrediation available to Independent Medical Examination (IME) providers by CARF, achieving near perfect compliance on its first survey.

CARF is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body whose mission is to promot the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process that centers on enhancing the lives of the persons served. Founded in 1966 as the Comission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, CARF establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and servies.

By pursuing and achieving accreditation, SIMAC has demonstrated that it meets or exceeds international standards for quality and is committed to pursuing excellence.

"To achieve a 3-Year Accreditation, SIMAC was put through a rigourous peer review process during which we easily demonstrated our commitment to quality and accountability," said CEO Gloria Rajkumar. "This official recognition affirms the core values that have been integral in SIMAC's operations since our inception in 2001: integrity; dedication to quality; and excellence in customer care. With this CARF seal of approval, our customers can feel even more confident about the level of service they can rely on from SIMAC."

What does this mean to you? This is your opportunity to work with a vendor who will act as an extension of your team, not only supporting your core values, but continually seeking to improve quality at all levels of service. SIMAC has always held itself to the highest standards in every aspect of our service delivery. Our CARF accreditation is a significant affirmation from an independent, internationally renowned organization, and our guarantee of: commitment to quality; accountability at all levels of service; respect for your rights and needs, and those of all stakeholders; integrity and professionalism beyond reproach; and commitment to continuous performance improvement.

Gloria Rajkumar Wins RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur of the Year Award

At a gala ceremony in Toronto on November 28, Gloria Rajkumar was presented the prestigious RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award in the Momentum Category. Gloria was among the 18 finalists from across Canada representing a diverse and impressive range of successful women-owned businesses.

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SIMAC ranks #46 in Top 200 of Canada's Fastest Growing Companies

Adding to its growing list of Canadian and International accomplishments, SIMAC has placed #46 in the 23rd annual PROFIT 200 ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by PROFIT Magazine.

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gloria_marshaSIMAC Only Canadian Company to Earn Ranking in 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned Business Awards

At a gala celebration in Vancouver on April 28, SIMAC President & CEO Gloria Rajkumar proudly accepted acknowledgement as one of the fastest growing women-owned businesses in North America. SIMAC ranked #16 of 50.

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Ranked #4 in Canada by PROFIT Magazine

Gloria Rajkumar was ranked #4 in the PROFIT Magazine Top 100 Women ...

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Gloria Rajkumar, President and CEO of SIMAC Canada was the only Canadian

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