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New Shepherd Center Magazine Tells Stories of Patients Who Travel from Far and Wide to Shepherd Center for Rehabilitation

The fall 2015 issue of Shepherd Center's quarterly magazine is now available for download as a PDF file (click here). Subscribers to the print version will receive copies via postal mail within the coming days.

This edition's cover story features patients and families who traveled to Shepherd Center from all over the country to get the best rehabilitation care available.

The features section includes these stories:

Shepherd Center Refines Tendon Transfer Surgery for People with Quadriplegia

This procedure gives some patients what once seemed out of their reach – restoration of some arm and hand function.

Learning to Move Forward

Arkansas State University student Natalie Eaton pushes through rehabilitation and returns to school one year after a freak accident.

MS Institute at Shepherd Center Offers a Custom-Made Approach to Wellness

The Eula C. and Andrew C. Carlos MS Wellness and Rehabilitation Center is dedicated to helping people with MS.

Second Phase of Patient Enrollment Begins in Clinical Trial of Investigational Treatment for Newly Injured People with Cervical Spinal Cord Injury​

Shepherd Center is one of the clinical trial sites in the study funded by Asterias Biotherapeutics.

To subscribe to the print and/or e-newsletter versions of Shepherd Center's magazine, visit shepherd.org/signup.

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 neuromuscular 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 900 inpatients, 575 day program patients and more than 7,100 outpatients each year.