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"Worse Than Cancer" COVID Survivor Recounts in Vivid Detail His Six-Week Recovery

"Worse Than Cancer" COVID Survivor Recounts in Vivid Detail His Six-Week Recovery

ABC’s Good Morning America recently published a short film featuring world-renowned documentary filmmaker Gordon Quinn on his experiences as a patient with COVID-19.


Jacob Brewer at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Teen struck by lightning in Florida now improving with treatment in Chicago

A teenager who survived being hit by lightning in Florida is making strides with treatment in Chicago.


One year anniversary celebration in Abu Dhabi

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Affiliated Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital in Abu Dhabi, an affiliate hospital of Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, celebrates one year since founding.


Wearable sensor for COVID patients

COVID ventilator patients can have permanent nerve damage

Some COVID patients on ventilators are placed in a prone position to ease breathing, but study shows that this life-saving position can also cause permanent nerve damage.


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Don’t Resist Your Resistance Exercise

With many of you spending the majority of time in your homes or apartments, some have become anxious to start or resume resistance exercise. However, it is important to maintain your resistance exercises.


Ashley and friend

Ashley's Story: The Comeback

Ashley was a 24-year-old accountant and athlete living and active life in Chicago. On May 29, 2017, everything changed.

Patient Story

Open Ceremony at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Arlington Heights Location

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Opens New DayRehab Center in Arlington Heights

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab DayRehab Center® Arlington Heights, located at 3215 N. Wilke Rd., serves patients primarily from the northwest suburbs.

Press Release

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Free Virtual Youth Soccer Injury Prevention Workshop

Join us virtually on August 13 at 6 pm for a youth soccer presentation from Monica Rho, MD, followed by small group injury screenings.


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab 2020 Graduation Ceremony