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August
08,
2017
Shepherd Center has been recognized again as one of the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in their 2017-18 Best Hospitals rankings. The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 28th year, are part
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July
13,
2017
Shepherd Center has developed a free, first-of-its-kind mobile app that will guide parents on how to better teach their teenagers to become safe drivers. Partnering with the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) and IT
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July
04,
2017
Thousands of spectators turned out today to watch this year’s Wheelchair Division of the Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta. The 36th annual 10K race drew 62 wheelchair athletes from seven countries. This year, Tatyana McFadden, 27,
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July
03,
2017
Shepherd Center has announced that Wesley Chay, M.D., joined the hospital’s medical staff on July 3, 2017. He is leading two interdisciplinary treatment teams in Shepherd Center’s Comprehensive Rehabilitation Unit (CRU). “Dr.
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August
09,
2017
Shepherd Center sponsors 11 sports teams that enable individuals with physical disabilities to participate in sports on a recreational or competitive level. Athletes compete in local and regional competitions, as well as at the national and
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July
25,
2017
For Chase Treadway, now 32, a jump into the shallow end of a pool on the fourth of July in 2009 resulted in a C-6-to-C-7 complete spinal cord injury – an injury that Chase assumed meant his life would be limited. A few years later, though,
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July
20,
2017
Laurie Nash, Ph.D., ABPP, is a board-certified rehabilitation psychologist and clinical neuropsychologist who joined Shepherd Center in 2009. She became director of Shepherd Center’s Psychology Department in 2016. Q: How soon do patients
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July
17,
2017
Requests range from the routine, “Where is the grocery store? How do I get my mail? Can you fax something for me?” to the slightly more complicated. For example, a patient’s pregnant wife needs to find a local obstetrician, or a
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July
06,
2017
By Edelle Field-Fote, PT, Ph.D., FAPTA Director of SCI Research and Co-Project Director, Shepherd Center SCIMS Program The year 1970 seems like a lifetime ago. Richard Nixon was president, and the United States was still embroiled in
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May
28,
2017
It’s a tragic situation when 22 U.S. veterans take their own lives every day. That’s a needless loss of more than 8,000 service men and women a year. I’ve lost brothers in combat and have witnessed the sad plight of many when
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May
13,
2017
My son, Matthew Pollard, was admitted to Shepherd Center on March 26, 2005 due to injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was only 16 years old at the time, and looking forward to anything less than a hardship was virtually
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Freak accident inspires new rules over college bed rails
For the first time this semester, the University System of Georgia is requiring campuses statewide to offer bed safety rails for students for free.
09
Aug
2017
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