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New Issue of Spinal Column Features a Day in the Life of a Patient in Shepherd Center's Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program

The fall 2018 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.

In Shepherd Center's Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program, the entire team takes a family- and patient-centered approach to help guide treatment. 

“The team approach is important, as is having a patient’s desires and goals used to push therapy,” Dr. Dennison explains. “It only happens when you take a mindful approach tailored to the individual.”

Cole Burton, who sustained a brain injury when he was hit by a car, illustrates Shepherd’s interdisciplinary approach to helping people on their road to recovery from traumatic brain injury. It focuses on individualized therapy, outside-the-box thinking, and a top-to-bottom culture of empathy, hope and real-world preparedness.

This edition's cover story shows Cole's journey back from traumatic brain injury.

The magazine also includes these stories among inspiring patient profiles, event updates, honorariums and memorials.

Remembering Harold Shepherd
Family and friends remember Harold as kind and generous.

For Better or for Worse, In Sickness and In Health
Brain injury rehabilitation cements bond between former Shepherd Center patient Allan DaPore and his now wife Kaitlin Dapore.

Crowdfunding for Experimental Care - A New Hope or Risky Business?
Study shows disadvantages of fundraising for unproven treatments.

You can subscribe to the print and/or e-newsletter versions of Shepherd Center's magazine here.

About Shepherd Center

Shepherd Center provides world-class clinical care, research, and family support for people experiencing the most complex conditions, including spinal cord and brain injuries, multi-trauma, multiple amputations, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and pain. Ranked by U.S. News as one of the nation’s top 10 hospitals for rehabilitation and the best in the Southeast, Shepherd Center treats more than 850 inpatients and 7,600 outpatients annually with unmatched expertise and unwavering compassion to help them begin again.