Top Shepherd Center Stories of 2021
As we welcome 2022, here is a recap of our top newsroom stories of the past year.
As we get ready to welcome 2022, we’d like to share some of our favorite moments from the past year with you.
After J.T. Brooks sustained a spinal cord injury, the athlete embraced his new normal at Shepherd Center.
Karla Dougan is determined to keep recovering from her injuries — and to keep spreading the message about texting and driving.
Reagan Martin overcomes a spinal cord injury and respiratory challenges to return to the water she loves.
Shepherd Center moves up in the rankings, listed in the top 10 since 2008.
Structural engineer Alexander Borges credits his recovery from a traumatic brain injury to his foundation of faith along with the care he received at Shepherd Center.
New construction will add housing for patients, families.
Emma Harrington, director of injury prevention and education at Shepherd Center, shares her advice to prevent falls, a common cause of brain and spinal cord injuries.
Shepherd Center’s Adaptive Driving Program helps people with disabilities get back on the road.
After rehabilitation for a brain injury in 2005, Gabriel Rodriguez is now in the final stages of his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency.
DèShon Haughton makes great strides after recovering from multiple fractures in his spine and a closed head injury.
A combination of in-person and virtual care could be a permanent model that has lasting benefits.
Sonja McCrary, 57, was diagnosed with MS in 2009. The challenges she faced have led her to embrace her faith and live life to the fullest.
With some help from Shepherd Center, Christion Abercrombie finds new purpose beyond the gridiron.
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.