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Making the Choice - We're here to help

Making the decision on rehabilitation care can be difficult. Learn more about the conditions we treat.

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Legs + Walking Ability Lab

Our Innovative Approach to Care

Integrating research into the clinical setting is only part of what makes choosing AbilityLab great for you or your loved one.

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Your Stay

From the striking exterior to the private patient rooms, everything in Shirley Ryan AbilityLab has been designed with your healing in mind.

a garden located on the 10th floor of the hospital

Patient Rooms & Amenities

All private patient rooms, garden spaces, robust dining options and more wait for each patient and their loved ones.

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Accommodations & Housing

Families are central to recovery. We make sure your family members have temporary housing in a comfortable home-away-from-home close to the hospital.

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Parking + Visiting Hours

Visiting hours & policies, transportation options and parking costs for patients and their family members at our flagship location: 355 East Erie, Chicago IL.

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Innovative Outcomes

Our research breakthroughs are often featured in prestigious publications such as The New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, and National Geographic.

Display Name Matthew Oswald, MD
Position Attending Physiatrist
Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
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Position Director, Max Näder Center for Rehabilitation Technologies & Outcomes Research
Director & Business Development Officer, Office of Translational Research
Associate Professor of PM&R, Medical Social Science, PTHMS, Northwestern University
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Display Name Levi Hargrove, PhD
Position Scientific Chair, The Regenstein Foundation Center for Bionic Medicine (CBM)
Director, Neural Engineering for Prosthetics and Orthotics Lab
Associate Professor, Departments of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Engineering, Northwestern University
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