Shepherd Center Magazine Spring 2014 Edition Available for Download
The spring 2014 issue of Shepherd Center's quarterly magazine is now available for download as a PDF file (click here).
In this edition's cover story, former patients and Shepherd Center experts discuss the the importance of peer support, both formally, through support groups, and informally, through the friendships formed in rehabilitation.
The features section includes these articles:
A New Reality: Being Your Own Best Advocate
Shepherd Center experts provide advice for returning home following rehabilitation, including tips on how to advocate for yourself and stay well.
Preventing Diving Injuries
Shepherd Center embarks on a mission to reduce the single most preventable cause of spinal cord injury.
Intensive walking program gives hope to people with mobility impairments. Shepherd Step offers treatment for people with incomplete spinal cord injury, brain injury and neuromuscular disorders.
Clinical Trials: Pushing Rehabilitation Care Forward
Shepherd Center experts answer your questions about participation in clinical trials, which help advance rehabilitation care.
Preparation for Independence
Shepherd Center’s recreation therapists do what it takes to get patients ready to reintegrate into the community.
For more information, contact editor Katie Malone at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.