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January
08,
2016
If you have visited Shepherd Center or Shepherd Pathways recently, you’ve likely noticed a few updates in progress. Shepherd Center is tackling three construction projects with the goal of improving patient care and providing an even more ...
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January
04,
2016
For Russell Gore, M.D., becoming part of the clinical team at Shepherd Center represents the convergence of many parts of his life – a military career, experience as a neurologist and a love of technology. Dr. Gore received a bachelor’s degree ...
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December
14,
2015
Shepherd Center, primarily through Shepherd Pain Institute, is conducting research in hopes of improving the lives of those with pain that is secondary to spinal cord injury (SCI), neuropathic pain and other complex pain syndromes. Three clinical ...
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December
10,
2015
Longtime Shepherd Center advocacy director Mark Johnson was recognized today with the 2015 Henry Viscardi Achievement Award, which is given to exemplary leaders within the disability community and their extraordinary societal contributions. Mark ...
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January
29,
2016
Patients at Shepherd Center are at risk of infection for a few important reasons. The risk goes up the longer a person is in a facility, and Shepherd’s average inpatient is in the hospital for more than six weeks. Because Shepherd Center is ...
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January
27,
2016
For people who have sustained a spinal cord injury or brain injury, finding accessible housing can be a challenge. While the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 has made things a little easier for people with disabilities, many housing units are ...
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January
25,
2016
On July 27, 2012, Parker Haller, 19, of Woodbridge, Va., sustained a C-4 to -5 incomplete spinal cord injury when he leapt over an ocean wave off the Maryland coast and hit a sandbar head-first. Before two rods, eight screws and countless hours of ...
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January
20,
2016
The words were barely audible – by some accounts, nothing more than a whisper. But they were the first words spoken in months, and that’s what mattered – not how loud they were, but the fact that they were being uttered at all. “I’m a ...
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January
06,
2016
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) results in a significant metabolic and stress response, which causes an increase in the body’s energy expenditure and muscle breakdown. Inadequate nutrition can negatively affect immunity and contribute to pressure ...
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November
13,
2015
Having a spinal cord injury affects everyone in the family. People who are newly injured often fear being unable to be a good parent. Though being a parent with a spinal cord injury is challenging, there are some positive things that can result ...
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November
11,
2015
Writing this blog is one of the hardest things I have ever done. When you serve in the military, you learn quickly how to be selfless. As a family man, I also rarely focus on myself; I am always doing things for my family. So when I was asked to ...
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Atlanta Coach Battles Back from Diving Injury
William Wolf makes a comeback from a spinal cord injury he sustained in a diving accident, returns to coaching basketball.
13
Jan
2016
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Beyond Therapy Program Helps Spinal Cord Injury Survivor Push Limits of Recovery
Tom Sloope, a spinal cord injury survivor, finds that Shepherd Center's Beyond Therapy program helps him push the limits of his recovery.
16
Dec
2015
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Love at first sight for rescued Golden and new owner
Former Shepherd Center patient Andrew Powell bonds with a stray dog he adopted from Istanbul.
16
Dec
2015
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Andee's Army Helps Fund Man's Stroke Recovery
A foundation started by friends and family of a former Shepherd Center patient funds Beyond Therapy program sessions for young stroke survivor.
27
Nov
2015
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Veteran is No Victim
After he was injured in combat, this veteran did something amazing to prove he’s no victim
06
Nov
2015
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