Meet Our Patients

You want to recover what’s most important in your life — be it learning to walk or speak again, make breakfast, or play golf.

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Norman Plays Guitar as Therapy

Music therapy helps patients relax while providing another way to build strength and work on movements. Check out this video of Norman days after his stroke.

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Ryan walking on a treadmill after his stroke

Ryan's Story: Surviving a Stroke at 20

Ryan suffered a stroke when he was just 20. After months of therapy, he has made an incredible recovery. He has learned to walk and improved hand function.

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Emily and Georgia the Therapy Dog

Emily Finds Help from Man's Best Friend

After having a stroke while running on the treadmill, Emily found help from an unlikely source, our therapy dog.

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How We Heal

Our integrated team of physicians, nurses, therapists, researchers and case managers understand the most complex injuries. They create programs for each patient – tailored to your individual goals. Therapy may take place in one or several ability labs.

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Brain Innovation Center

This Center is designed for the care of diverse conditions and promotes brain healing by providing the world’s best medical & nursing supported by our research.

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Legs + Walking Lab

The Margaret & Mark Stephan Legs + Walking Lab is designed for patients and research participants with diagnoses affecting lower-body function due to brain or spinal cord injury and diseases of the nerves, muscles and bones. Researchers and clinicians focus on advancing trunk, pelvic and leg function, movement, coordination, strength and balance.

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Arms + Hands Lab

The two-story Harris Family Foundation Arms + Hands Lab is a robust environment designed for patients and research participants working on recovering and strengthening complex hand and reaching skills — turning a key, picking up a pen, reaching for a glass, putting on a sweater…all the many things we do with our hands, arms and fingers.

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Think + Speak Lab

Recovering the ability to think, reason, perceive, swallow, eat, talk, interact with others and make decisions are key for returning to yourself, loved ones and life. In this Lab, combined therapeutic care and scientific application help you recover these building blocks of ability.

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Strength + Endurance Lab

Designed for patients and research participants working on building stamina and resilience, the Nancy W. Knowles Strength + Endurance Lab is where therapy is targeted to improve complex motor and endurance activities, coordination and higher-level activities of daily living (cooking, dressing, gardening, sports).

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Our clinicians are the best in the world.

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Science-Driven Care

With nearly 200 clinical trials and research studies specifically dedicated to improving function and recovery from stroke (including treatment for aphasia) — we offer you access to the world’s most advanced research, which can directly impact your recovery.


Clinical Trials & Research Studies