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Four Exercises to Improve Your Golf Game

Golf requires greater physical fitness than many people realize. Explore our guide of four exercises to improve your golf game!

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Lauren Henderson

Lauren Henderson’s “My Why”: From Pediatric Patient to OT Practice

Learn more about Lauren Henderson and how she harnesses the emotions — from fear to hope — she felt while a patient into her role as a Shirley Ryan AbilityLab occupational therapist, treating patients who have experienced spinal cord injuries (SCI).

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Kylee DeWitt

A Day in the Life: Kylee DeWitt, Speech-Language Pathologist

Follow along for a day in the life of Kylee DeWitt, a Speech-Language Pathologist at our Streeterville DayRehab Center in Chicago.

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Watch: How Henry Went from Golf Caddy to Patient to Competitor

Through intensive therapy, Henry has worked hard to regain the ability to speak, walk, use his arms and to participate in his favorite sport — golf.

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Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Research Scientist and Patient Featured in FOX 32 Chicago Segment About Self-Driving Wheelchair Technology

A recent “Breaking Barriers” segment on FOX 32 Chicago showcased an assistive technology “gamechanger” currently in development at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab — the autonomous, self-driving wheelchair.

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Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Patient and Physician Featured in AARP Article on Stroke Recovery

In a recent news article published by AARP, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab patient Doug N. shared reflections about his rehabilitation and recovery journey following a stroke in 2015.

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Meshari walking

Watch Meshari’s story: New prosthetic legs help pediatric patient make huge strides

Meet Meshari, who traveled across the globe from Kuwait for rehabilitation at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. Here, he learned to walk, kick and play with his new prosthetic legs.

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Crain’s Features Shirley Ryan AbilityLab’s ‘Sustainability Guru’ and Eco-Friendly Efforts

In tandem with Earth Day 2024, Crain’s Chicago Business highlighted Shirley Ryan AbilityLab’s ongoing sustainability efforts in an article based on a recent interview with the hospital’s executive director, Facilities, Lamar Davis.

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Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Attending Physician Featured in Nationally Syndicated Article on New Rapid Blood Test to Assess Mild TBI

A news article on a new rapid blood test that can determine if someone has sustained a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) featured insight by Hollis Bell, MD, attending physician, Brain Innovation Center.

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American Organization for Nursing Leadership Conference Award

Two Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Nurses Honored at 2024 American Organization for Nursing Leadership Conference

At the American Organization for Nursing Leadership’s (AONL) recent 2024 conference, a pair of Shirley Ryan AbilityLab nursing leaders were honored: Sharon Rangel, associate chief nursing officer, and Lindsay Hong, nurse manager, 24th Floor.

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Nutrition & Hydration for Marathon Training

Nutrition & Hydration for Marathon Training

Coming up with a nutrition plan for a marathon can seem like an arduous task, but by breaking it down to the basics and answering some common questions, we hope to set marathon runners up for success.

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Chicago Health Magazine Profiles Regenstein Foundation Center for Bionic Medicine’s Bionic Leg Testing

Chicago Health Magazine Profiles Regenstein Foundation Center for Bionic Medicine’s Bionic Leg Testing

A recent article in Chicago Health magazine highlighted the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Regenstein Foundation Center for Bionic Medicine’s (CBM) testing of bionic prosthetic legs for patients with lower-limb amputations.

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