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Neuroscientists Are Searching for God in Our Gray Matter

Jordan Grafman, director of brain injury research at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, and other neuro-scientists have been curious about the neural basis of faith.


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After Being Paralyzed from the Waist Down, Man Walks Again

After opening his eyes, Thomas noticed he could move his legs. “I realized I was hurt very badly. I looked down at my legs and I couldn’t feel them.”

Patient Story

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Swimmer Learns to Walk Again after Beach Accident

After a diving accident at the beach, Tural was admitted to RIC where we went through the frustrations of therapy couple with "crazy and happy moments."

Patient Story

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Role Model

A new research hospital in Chicago places clinicians, researchers, and patients in shared spaces to innovate and drive outcomes.



When Survivors Are Hurting: Understanding Post-Stroke Pain

Dr. Harvey speaks with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association about pain most commonly associated with recovery from a stroke.


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Dr. Rick Lieber Discusses the Future on RehabCast

Join Dr. Richard Lieber and RehabCast's host Dr. Ford Vox as they dig into potential NIH cuts, the future of robotics and more on this PM&R focused podcast.


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Urmi’s Story: A Young Scientist’s Journey

A neurophysiologist's journey to recovery after a rare type of stroke.

Patient Story

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Opens Doors

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, First-Ever “Translational” Research Hospital, Opens Doors

Today, RIC will officially become known as the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab as it opens the doors to its cutting-edge research hospital of the same name.

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Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Unveils New AbilityLab

RIC will soon be a thing of the past. But that's not to say it's going away. It has a new name, a new location and a much larger, & a state-of-the-art facility.


An Ability Lab

New Rehab Hospital Integrates Research and Care in One Facility

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is designed to spur instant collaboration among clinicians and researchers.


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Advancing Human Ability with Dr. Joanne C. Smith

“When I became CEO, people began talking to me differently than they had when I was a physician.” This shift led Dr. Smith to begin thinking differently about health care.


Shirley and Corbett Ryan and Dr Joanne Smith talk to patients

Inspiration and Transformation

AbilityLab and Pathways, will be joining forces as the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab thanks to a record gift from Shirley and Pat Ryan.