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New Issue of Shepherd Center Magazine Features Shepherd Center Patients, Families and Staff Members Who are All Heart

The summer 2016 issue of Shepherd Center's quarterly magazine is now available for download as a PDF file here. Subscribers to the print version will receive copies via postal mail in the coming days.

From football to softball to basketball and outdoor adventures, this edition's cover story features athletes who have thrived due to their never quit attitudes and Shepherd Center's intensive and holsitive approach to rehabilitation. 

The features section includes these stories among inspiring patient profiles, event updates, honorariums and memorials.

Shepherd Center Launches New, User-Driven Patient Engagement Portal
Online program gives people with spinal cord injury easy access to essential injury-related information.

Mother/Son Duo Rail Against the Danger
Even as he continues to recover from a brain injurt he sustained when falling out of his bunk bed, Clark Jacobs and his mother rail against the danger of loft beds.

Like a Phoenix Rising
Natalie Barnhard's relentless drive carries her through more than a decade of healing.

Hope Grows with Horticulture Therapy
Program provides an opportunity for both first-time and experienced gardeners to help Shepherd Center's garden flourish.

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About Shepherd Center

Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neurological conditions. Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. In its more than four decades, Shepherd Center has grown from a six-bed rehabilitation unit to a world-renowned, 152-bed hospital that treats more than 740 inpatients, nearly 280 day program patients and more than 7,100 outpatients each year in more than 46,000 visits.