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Registration is now open for Shepherd Center’s 37th annual Wheelchair Division of the AJC Peachtree Road Race, which is set for July 4, 2018 in Atlanta. This year, participants can register online at Shepherd.org/PeachtreeRoadRace. Participa …
Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently gave additional clearance to market and sell the Indego® exoskeleton for use in the …
A new version of Shepherd Center’s popular mobile app AutoCoach will add a specific curriculum for parents who are training their teen drivers who have certain physical and/or cognitive disabilities. AutoCoach 2.0 is funded by a $100,000 grant …
Online registration is now open for Shepherd Center's annual Adventure Skills Workshop (ASW), set for May 18 to 20, 2018 at Lake Martin in Jackson’s Gap, Alabama. Participants can register online at Shepherd.org/ASW. “Adventure …
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Health and wellness following injury is important to maintain strength, endurance and to prevent secondary complications. Shepherd Center embraces a total approach to fitness and wellness that emphasizes physical and mental well-being with …
Mackenzie “Mack” Johnson, 20, laughs now when he remembers it. When he first transferred from University of Tennessee Medical Center to Shepherd Center – a few weeks after sustaining an incomplete T-12 spinal cord injury in a …
Yvette Pegues has been afraid of water her entire life. Because of that, she never learned how to swim. So it’s pretty amazing that Yvette completed a triathlon – in which she had to swim – this summer. It’s even more amazing …
Cpl. Shawn Lopez (USMC), 28, had already survived two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) while serving with the United States Marine Corps in Afghanistan in 2009-2010. “It was the third one that TKO’d me,” he says. The …
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Caring for a person with a spinal cord or brain injury or a neurodegenerative disease can be challenging and overwhelming, especially in the early stages of diagnosis and rehabilitation. Ann Boriskie, founder and director of the Brain Injury Peer …
1) Even if you only have one or two drinks, when attending holiday events and parties, designate a driver or call a car service such as Uber or Lyft. 2) If you must get up on a step stool to hang decorations, make sure it is sturdy and has a …
The last few months of the year – and also the first few of the next one – give us the opportunity to both reflect in gratitude of the year passed and also to anticipate the promises of the year ahead. At Shepherd Center, we are …
WSBTV: Emily Bowman becoming powerful advocate against drunk drivingopens in new window
Former Shepherd Center patient Emily Bowman speaks out against drunk driving as she continues rehabilitation after sustaining a brain injury.
AccessWDUN: Dahlonega woman raising $25k for spinal cord injury research on Appalachian Trailopens in new window
A Dahlonega physical therapist will make the journey of a lifetime this spring as she travels the entire Appalachian Trail to raise $25,000 for spinal cord injury research.
James Magazine: Shepherd Center Steps Up for Wounded in Military opens in new window
After son's "near death" accident, mom's on mission to change dorm policyopens in new window
At the age of 20, Clark Jacobs had to fight to learn how to walk and talk again.
Beckers Hospital Review: 60 Hospital and Health System CNOs to know in 2017opens in new window