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August
18,
2015
Shepherd Center is marking 40 years today of providing holistic care and hope for people with life-changing spinal cord and brain injuries. A new video released today on Shepherd Center's YouTube channel provides a look back at how Shepherd Cente...
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August
13,
2015
The James M. Cox Foundation announced a $500,000 grant today to Shepherd Center, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this month. The grant will support a capital campaign to expand the organization’s lab and pharmacy, as well as help purc...
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August
07,
2015
Shepherd Center has two renovation projects under way, both with the intent of updating the space and creating a more comfortable and pleasant environment for patients and their families. The chapel, located near the Shepherd Building entrance, is...
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July
23,
2015
The summer 2015 edition of Shepherd Center Magazine is dedicated to celebrating Shepherd Center's 40th anniversary, which occurs on Aug. 18, 2015. The magazine is available for download as a PDF file, or readers can learn more by clicking the lin...
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August
26,
2015
As a U.S. Air Force veteran and a physician assistant for 35 years, John Trimbath, 65, of Cleveland, Ohio, had a good understanding of his medical condition following a C-4 spinal cord injury he sustained in a 2009 accident. What John didn’t ha...
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August
24,
2015
Patients who are in a reduced or minimally conscious state following a traumatic brain injury are often not ready to begin an active rehabilitation program. But rehabilitation services are critical to optimize recovery until the patient emerges from ...
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August
19,
2015
In 1982, Carol Cetrino was living in Houston, newly engaged, and just starting her career. Then she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). “The doctor basically told me that life, as I knew it, was over,” Carol says. “I shou...
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August
17,
2015
Patients at Shepherd Center are doing more than just recovering from a brain or spinal cord injury; they are learning a new way of life. Part of that new way of life often includes exercise. Upon discharge, patients typically get exercise recommendat...
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July
27,
2015
With the summer break drawing to a close, it is time to pack book bags, finish summer reading and, for students with disabilities, ensure that your school is prepared to meet your needs this year. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (I...
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July
17,
2015
While Shepherd Center encourages people with spinal cord injury (SCI) to pursue an active lifestyle, including participation in sports and leisure activities, clinicians advise patients to remember to consider safety issues while having fun. Follow t...
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June
05,
2015
Summer brings lots of fun and outdoor activities, but it is also a season that often yields a spike in brain and spinal cord injuries. To avoid these injuries, please follow these safety tips. Always enter the water feet first. This includes al...
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