Atlanta, GA,
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2014
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Shepherd Center Magazine Winter 2014 Edition Available for Download

The winter 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, three former Shepherd Center patients talk about life 15-plus years after spinal cord injury. Also, Shepherd Center experts weigh in with their advice on longevity and healthy living for people with spinal cord injury. Their answers are good advice for everyone, regardless of physical condition.

The features section includes these articles:

Shepherd Center Offers Benefits of Beyond Therapy
Research finds activity-based therapy can help promote long-term recovery following brain injury.

Team Martin
A community comes together to bring a Kenyan pastor to Shepherd Pathways. An Atlanta pastor leads the charge to help the pastor, Martin Mwangi, receive therapy following a brain injury he sustained in an automobile accident in Kenya.

Beating the Odds
Andee Poulos returns to school and inspires her community after a remarkable recovery from a brain injury.

Casting Hope
A fly-fishing program helps military service personnel with brain injuries and PTSD. Project Healing Waters works with Shepherd Center’s SHARE Military Initiative to teach the lifetime recreational activity of fly-fishing.

For more information, contact editor Katie Malone at katie_malone@shepherd.org.

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.