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Resilient 6-Year-Old Defies Odds After Weeks-Long Coma: 'We’re Getting Our Little Girl Back'

A young north suburban girl has defied the odds after a horrific accident last year. Six-year-old Leah Dinchak was hit by a van last August— falling into a coma for weeks. In October, she spoke to NBC 5 for the first time since waking up. Now she’s walking again.


Jennifer Goldman

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Appoints Dr. Jennifer Goldman to Lead Parkinson’s Rehabilitation

Dr. Goldman is a movement disorders neurologist with specialty board certification in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry. She is internationally recognized for her clinical, research and educational work on interdisciplinary care and the cognitive and behavioral symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and movement disorders.

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Antonio Davis on the Steve Harvey show

An Inspirational Man who Paints with His Mouth

Past patient, Antonio meets with Steve Harvey . Learn about Antonio's extraordinary story of his tragedy turning into triumph while realizing his God-given talent in the process.


colton on a hand-cycle

Young Father Sets Sights on Recovery Following Tractor-Trailer Accident

On November 22, 2017, Colton, a farmer and young father, was driving his family’s tractor-trailer for the last run of the day in Newton County, Ind., when it collided with another 18-wheeler.

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golfing study

Heart benefits may outweigh impact on knee osteoarthritis in golfers who walk the course and skip the cart

Golfers with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who walk the golf course rather than ride in a cart gain significantly higher health benefits, according to a new study presented this week at the Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting in Puerto Rico.

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2019 USA Sled Hockey Classic

Record 30 teams to compete in 2019 USA Hockey Sled Classic

Tournament presented by NHL brings together those with different backgrounds, skill levels


Scott and family fishing

From Grim Prognosis to Recovery

Scott Archer, a Phoenix, Ariz., resident, enjoyed an active, healthy lifestyle. Then, days before Christmas in 2017, he suddenly fell down at his office. Within a few hours, he inexplicably became paralyzed.

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AbilityLab Sign with snow

Jan. 30th Outpatient & DayRehab Closures

On Wednesday, Jan. 30, all Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Outpatient and DayRehab appointments at the flagship and satellite locations will be cancelled due to extreme weather conditions.



From Paralysis to Father of the Bride

Andy McCue was a husband, father and lawyer living in Kansas City. On July 1, everything changed when he fell down a flight of stairs.

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USA Sled Hockey Classic presented by NHL

2018-19 USA Hockey Sled Classic: Presented by the NHL

The 2018-2019 USA Hockey Sled Classic features 30 NHL associated sled hockey teams. The ninth edition, hosted by the Chicago Blackhawks and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, takes place February 7-10, 2019 at MB Ice Arena.