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Elderly Bathroom Safety

10 Tips from an OT to Make Your Bathroom Safer for Aging in Place

Many adults experience trouble as they age getting into and out of the shower or bathtub, or standing up from the toilet, resulting in an increased risk of falls. Whether you or a loved one are looking to safely age in place, or are recovering from an impairment, there are many ways to make bathrooms safer.

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CBS's Mission Unstoppable Features Brenna Argall

CBS's Mission Unstoppable Features Brenna Argall

The CBS show Mission Unstoppable with Miranda Cosgrove recently featured Brenna Argall, PhD, director, argallab, in a story about new robotics technology being added to assistive devices. "We do this to make operating assistive devices accessible to people with very severe motor impairments," she said.

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"Hearts of Hope" Valentines Bring Smiles to Patients' Faces

"Hearts of Hope" Valentines Bring Smiles to Patients' Faces

On Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 nearly 200 personalized Valentine's Day cards were delivered to every inpatient. The cards are the result of our "Hearts of Hope" event.

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Dr. Richard Lieber Honored as Fellow of the Orthopaedic Research Society

At its annual meeting on Feb. 15, the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) inducted Richard L. Lieber, PhD, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab chief scientific officer and senior vice president, Research, as one its ORS Fellows.

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Digital Health Technology for Physical Therapy

This study is currently recruiting for Aim 1, which includes a short interview to help us learn about the barriers and facilitators to using digital health technology for people with Parkinson’s. If you are a physical therapist, a person with Parkinson’s, or a person who works in the technology industry, you may be eligible for this study!

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At home workout series from Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

At Home Workout: Partner Exercise

This group of exercises is designed for individuals who require assistance in order to perform various exercises to their full potential.

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At home workout series from Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

At Home Workout: Low Back Health

These exercises will help decrease lower back stiffness and increase core strength allowing you to move more freely and with less pain.

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Five Yoga Poses to Fix or Prevent Lower Back Pain

Whether you have low back pain, or are just trying to keep your spine feeing great, here are five yoga poses for you.

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Mahmoud A. doing rehabilitation at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

ABC 7: COVID-19 'long-haulers' work to regain basic skills, overcome 'brain fog' months after diagnosis

Chicago's Shirley Ryan Ability Lab created a COVID-19 rehabilitation unit in April. And as the number of cases rise in the area, so does the unit's number of patients getting therapy for the long-term effects of the virus.

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