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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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February
08,
2016
From painting and drawing to pottery and photography, patients at Shepherd Center have many ways to express their creativity through the hospital’s art therapy program. Arts specialists Phoebe Whisnant, M.A., ATR, and Alex Chukabarah, M.S., who ...
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February
05,
2016
In November 2015, Mary Pat Baldauf, 49, of Columbia, S.C., drove to the coast for a conference in Myrtle Beach. As president of the American Public Works Association of South Carolina, she spoke to a gathering of more than 200 of her fellow ...
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February
03,
2016
When a person recovers after a near-fatal injury, the patient’s family and friends are often quick to credit the top-notch medical care and follow-up therapy they receive. At Shepherd Center, while the doctors and therapists undoubtedly play a ...
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February
01,
2016
On Sept. 26, 2015, Marcia Roland, 65, of Franklin, N.C., crossed a footbridge over the Tye River in Virginia and walked into the welcoming arms of friends and family. The river crossing came at the end of a 10-mile hike from Reeds Gap that day – ...
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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.
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Nov
2015
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