Shepherd Center Magazine Summer 2014 Edition Available for Download
The summer 2014 issue of Shepherd Center's quarterly magazine is now available for download as a PDF file (click here).
This edition's cover story focuses on Shepherd Center’s Young Stroke Program and the comebacks of two young people following stroke.
The features section also includes these stories:
New clinical trial at Shepherd Center tests possible benefits of brain stimulation on hand and arm movement following stroke.
Shepherd Center experts discuss what you need to know about insuring durable medical equipment, including tips on how to take care of your equipment, get added protection and plan for the unexpected.
As a teenager in rehabilitation at Shepherd Center, Jeremy Maddox was inspired to become a wheelchair athlete by watching the Wheelchair Division of the Peachtree Road Race. Now 32, he competes in multiple wheelchair sports and was part of the gold-medal U.S. disabled water skiing team that competed in a world championship competition last summer.
Research shapes clinical practice and vice versa, reinforcing Shepherd Center’s commitment to caring for the whole person.
Shepherd Center rose from the No. 10 spot to No. 9 in a 2014-15 list of the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation in a U.S. News & World Report survey released this month.
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.