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Shepherd Center Magazine Features Parenting with a Disability, Patient’s Return to Running and New Research

Parenting with a disability is the focus of the cover story in the winter 2015 issue of Shepherd Center's quarterly magazine, which is now available for download as a PDF file (click here).

The features section also includes these stories:

The Do’s and Don’ts of Parenting with a Disability
Shepherd Center staff members and former patients weigh in with their best advice for parenting with a disability.

Lifelong Athlete Runs Again Following Rehabilitation for Spinal Cord Injury
Andrew Powell pushes through rehabilitation at Shepherd Center to meet his goal of running again.

Shepherd Center Studies Effects of Whole-body Vibration on Walking and Spasticity
A new five-year study at Shepherd Center’s Hulse Spinal Cord Injury Lab aims to study how the use of whole-body vibration affects walking and spasticity in people with spinal cord injury.

Shepherd Center Ramps Up its Fall Prevention Efforts Statewide
Former patient injured in a fall lends his perspective on injury prevention.

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.