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Jessica Curran on WGN

In the News: Jessica Curran & Oliver Rivera on WGN Demonstrating Injury Prevention Tips & Golf Performance Assessment

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab's Adaptive Sports & Fitness Center was featured in a segment on WGN’s Daytime Chicago.


Levi Hargrove, PhD

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Receives $8.7 Million NIH Grant for First-of-its-Kind Bionic Arm Osseointegration Study

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab was awarded $8.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance the field of bionics by applying osseointegration in a novel manner. The study has potential to restore sensation for those with upper-limb amputations

Press Release

Dr. Allison Kessler

Dr. Allison Kessler Featured in CBS 2 Story About Accessibility in Healthcare

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab’s Dr. Allison Kessler was featured in a CBS 2 story about accessibility in healthcare.


Tim Cavanagh

Tim’s Triumphant Return to the Stage After Cancer

As a Shirley Ryan AbilityLab inpatient, Tim received intensive physical, speech and occupational therapy through our Cancer Rehabilitation Innovation Center.

Patient Story

In the News: Amplitude Magazine Interviews Dr. Levi Hargrove About Department of Defense Grant

Amplitude Magazine Interviews Dr. Levi Hargrove About Department of Defense-Funded Research on Neurally Controlled Bionic Legs

In the News: Amplitude Magazine Interviews Dr. Levi Hargrove About Department of Defense Grant.


John and Kathy Schreiber

John and Kathy Schreiber Give $15 Million to Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

The gift has been directed to Shirley Ryan AbilityLab’s Accelerate Ability fundraising campaign. Specifically, it will fund innovative care and game-changing research targeted to patients with diverse brain conditions.

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Hennepin Healthcare

Alliance Brings Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Nation’s Top Rehabilitation Program, to Hennepin Healthcare

Hennepin Healthcare and Shirley Ryan AbilityLab are joining forces to bring the services and expertise of the nation’s premier rehabilitation hospital to patients of Hennepin Healthcare. An alliance between Hennepin Healthcare and Shirley Ryan AbilityLab will build on the legacy of high-quality care and services provided by the inpatient rehabilitation team and related therapies at Hennepin Healthcare.


Brian and Missy

Brian’s Journey: Advanced Technology Leads to Explosive Gains After Locked-in Syndrome

Following a cardiac procedure, post-surgical complications led to multiple strokes for Brian. He developed locked-in syndrome and, despite paralysis, was fully aware of his surroundings.

Patient Story

Eva R. and Cheryl M. accept their awards.

Going the Extra Mile for Patients and Colleagues

Each year during National Nurses Week, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab honors two individuals for excellence in patient care.


A man using a wheelchair and a woman hold hands outside.

Managing Changes in Self-Identity After a Serious Injury or Medical Condition

Self-identity is defined as how someone perceives their life roles and abilities. After a serious injury or medical condition, people’s self-identities — as employees or students, parents, spouses and children, or athletes — can change in ways that can be distressing. If you are struggling with changes in identity, use these four strategies to assist with coping.


Jessica Curran, DPT, on set at WGN News

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab's New Golf Performance Program Featured on WGN

A recent episode of WGN Morning News featured a segment with Jessica Curran, DPT, clinical manager, Outpatient Therapy, discussing Shirley Ryan AbilityLab's new Golf Performance Program.


WGN Profiles Pediatric Patient in Story About Young Survivors of Gun Violence

WGN Profiles Pediatric Patient in Story About Young Survivors of Gun Violence

WGN news recently aired a story about children who have survived gun violence in Chicago, focusing on the experience of 12-year-old Shirley Ryan AbilityLab patient Mekhi.

Patient Story