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Chicago Health: Controlling Chronic Pain

“…we want to put the patient in control and teach them how to better manage their pain,” says Dr. Shana Margolis, attending physician at AbilityLab.

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Dr. Prakash Jayabalan Receives Research Grant from Foundation for PM&R

Dr. Prakash Jayabalan Receives Research Grant from Foundation for PM&R

Prakash Jayabalan, MD, PhD, attending physician and clinician-scientist at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, recently was honored with the 2019 Scott F. Nadler PASSOR Musculoskeletal Research Grant from the Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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Improve dynamic lateral balance of humans with SCI

This project will test whether robotic balance training paired with transcutaneous spinal stimulation will be effective in improving dynamic balance and locomotor function in humans with SCI.

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Dr. Monica Rho, Chief of musculoskeletal medicine at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Dr. Monica Rho Named to Crain's Chicago Business' 2019 40 Under 40

Dr. Monica Rho, Chief of musculoskeletal medicine at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, named to Crain's Chicago Business' 2019 40 Under 40.

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Climbers prepare to walk the 103 floors of the Willis Tower

Thousands scale Willis Tower for tallest stair-climbing event in the world

The tallest stair-climbing event in the world, and for a great cause. 2,000+ people climbed 103 floors to the top of the Willis Tower during SkyRise Chicago.

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Think Speak Lab

Aphasia Trajectory Research Study

This study aims to recognize, identify, and evaluate the trajectory recovery and abilities of a person who has had a stroke and living with cognitive-communication challenges and their respective quality of life.

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Improve dynamic lateral balance of humans with SCI

This project will test whether robotic balance training paired with transcutaneous spinal stimulation will be effective in improving dynamic balance and locomotor function in humans with SCI.

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Joanne C. Smith, MD, president and CEO of Shirley Ryan AbilityLab,  Homewood Mayor Rich Hofeld and Illinois State Senator Napoleon B. Harris, and others cut the ribbon at the new Homewood DayRehab Center

Ribbon-cutting Opens New Shirley Ryan AbilityLab DayRehab Center®

New Shirley Ryan AbilityLab DayRehab Center®

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Display of award medals for the 11th annual SkyRise event

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Hosts Eleventh Annual SkyRise Chicago

On Sunday, Nov. 3, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) and Skydeck Chicago will host SkyRise Chicago at Willis Tower for the 11th consecutive year.

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Logo for the Magnet Recognition Program

Public Notice: Magnet Recognition Program® Site Visit

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab was designated as a Magnet organization in 2005, 2010, and 2015, by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®. This prestigious designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. In December 2019, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is applying for re-designation.

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Two Team Members Honored by National Association of Hispanic Nurses–Illinois

Two Team Members Honored by National Association of Hispanic Nurses–Illinois

At the National Association of Hispanic Nurses–Illinois (NAHN-Illinois) Inaugural Scholarship and Award Gala on Friday, Oct. 17, Irene Mendez, a registered nurse in the Medically Advanced Care Unit, received the 2018 Outstanding Service Award and Luis Espinosa, patient care technician on the 22nd Floor Spinal Cord Innovation Center, won a nursing scholarship.

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