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Shepherd Center Hosts 2018 Recreation Therapy Events and Outings

Recreation therapy events provide physical activity, education, skill development and community reintegration.

The Shepherd Center Recreation Therapy Program encourages all former patients and their families to participate in its upcoming events in 2018. From sporting events to health and wellness clinics to trips large and small, the hospital's recreation therapy program has something to satisfy every interest.

The mission of Shepherd Center’s Recreation Therapy Department is to help people with a temporary or permanent disability caused by injury or disease to lead healthy and active lifestyles as independently as possible through the use of recreation activities, providing education, skill development and community reintegration opportunities.

For a complete list of events, download the Recreation Therapy 2018 Event Brochure, and visit the Recreation Therapy event page on Registration for Adventure Skills Workshop will open February 14. More information about the AJC Peachtree Road Race will be available soon.

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, traumatic amputations, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and pain. An elite center recognized as both Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News as one of the nation’s top hospitals for rehabilitation. Shepherd Center treats thousands of patients annually with unmatched expertise and unwavering compassion to help them begin again.