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Patient receiving therapy

Accelerating Next-gen Rehabilitation Technology

GEMS is a lightweight, robotic hip exoskeleton that provides walking and balance assistance to people recovering from stroke and older adults.


Scientists with mice

Humans Are Not Just Big Mice: Study Identifies Science’s Muscle-Scaling Problem

Findings have significant implications for surgery, computational musculoskeletal modeling, muscle performance and rehabilitation.


Dr. Monica Perez on the cover of The Physiologist Magazine

The Physiologist Magazine Highlights Dr. Monica Perez’s Research on Speeding SCI Recovery in Cover Story Feature

The March 2023 issue of The Physiologist Magazine featured a cover story on the groundbreaking Shirley Ryan AbilityLab researcher Monica Perez, PT, PhD, and her career-spanning research to help speed recovery for patients with spinal cord injuries.


A photo of Tyler, a patient at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, and his wife

Watch Tyler’s Story

Tyler, a St. Louis resident, was a newlywed when a car accident left him with a severe traumatic brain injury and in an unconscious state. In the months that followed, and thanks to intensive rehabilitation and care provided by Shirley Ryan AbilityLab’s 25th Floor team, Tyler hit milestone after milestone. Watch his story.

Patient Story

Parts of the Brain

Understanding the Parts of the Brain

Learn the parts of the brain, and what does each one does.


Brain Injury

What are the types of brain injury?

Depending on the cause of the injury and the location of where it occurs in the brain, all brain injuries result in change or damage to how the brain functions.


Person skiing down a hill

Winter Sports Safety Q&A with Meredith Ehn, DO, DPT

Learn about winter sports safety straight from the expert, Meredith Ehn, DO, DPT, Sports Medicine Attending Physician.


Lieber Award

Dr. Richard Lieber Awarded VA’s Highest Honor in Rehabilitation Research

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently named Richard Lieber, PhD, chief scientific officer and senior vice president, Research, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, the winner of its 2023 Paul B. Magnuson Award.


drug delivery system

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and Northwestern University Invent Self-Powered Drug Delivery System

Technology has implications for the opioid epidemic, cancer treatment, rehabilitation care and more.


winter sports and helmets

On the Slopes or Ice, How to Reduce Risk of Concussions

Learn about preventing, recovering and the identification of head injuries.


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Receives Department of Defense Grant for First-of-its-Kind Study on Neurally Controlled Bionic Legs with Osseointegration

Study has potential to restore intuitive control and comfort for those with lower-limb amputations.


Back Pain

The Five Questions Every Physical Therapist Is Asked About Low Back Pain

As a physical therapist, I receive a lot of questions about the human body — and most often, those questions are about low back pain. Here are five of those questions — and the answers that may surprise you!