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If You Have Pelvic Pain, Here’s What It Could Mean

Sarah Hwang, MD featured in Readers Digest's. While you may assume that all pelvic pain is caused by gynecologic disease, it can be more complex than that and causes vary.

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Pod Series

Announcing: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab - Pod Series: Stroke Edition

A first of many seasons of the Pod Series: Stroke Edition
Take a dive into stroke with Dr. Allison Kessler with several guests from Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

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Promoting Job Retention for Persons with a Physical Disability: Employer, Client, Job, and Environment-Related Barriers and Facilitators

Project Two of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTC) grant sponsored by NIDILRR: Promoting Job Retention for Persons with a Physical Disability-- Employer, Client, Job, and Environment-Related Barriers and Facilitators

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A Robotic Trainer for Children with Cerebral Palsy

A robotic walker device that gives individualized support, to help children with cerebral palsy walk.

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Wearable Airbag Technology to Reduce Injuries from Falls

A wearable airbag developed to prevent hip fractures and reduce fear of falling for people recovering from stroke.

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National Nurses Week 2018

National Nurses Week 2018 at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab celebrated National Nurses Week with a jam-packed slate of events, awards, a breakfast and smoothie cart, and treats galore.

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Dr. Leora Cherney Honored by Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences

Dr. Leora Cherney Honored by Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences

Leora Cherney, PhD, scientific chair, Think + Speak Lab, recently received the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences’ (ANCDS) top award, Honors of the Academy. The prestigious award was presented at the organization’s annual meeting on Nov. 14 in Boston.

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How Focused Breathing Can Help Beat Everyday Stress

One way to deal with stress is to learn how to develop a relaxation response. Relaxation techniques targeted at decreasing and managing tension are highly successful in the reduction of stress, and also are effective in reducing pain.

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Integrating Brain and Muscle Feedback for Hand Recovery

We will develop and evaluate a novel collaborative technology that combines biofeedback of two neural signals — electroencephalography (EEG), which records electrical activity of the brain, and electromyography (EMG), which records muscle movements — to promote movement therapy.

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Robotic Treadmill for Intense, Adaptive Propulsion Training

We will fabricate an innovative split-belt treadmill system that allows backward-directed, real-time-adaptive, resistive forces applied to the pelvis.

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