Rehab Insights

Hope through Rehabilitation & Research

Share Your Success Story: Max Gomez

Posted on Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Max Gomez was a senior in high school when he was in a motocross accident that resulted in the amputation of his right leg. But that didn’t stop the New Rochelle native, who did his outpatient care at Burke. The now 20-year-old college student—who races in the X Games and has been riding since he read the full article.


The Future of Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

Posted on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Following a Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), the paramount question in the minds of most patients and their loved ones is, “Will I be able to walk again?” Though there is no simple answer to this question, with advances in medical research, new techniques in rehabilitation, including the advent of wearable exoskeletal robotic systems, the hope read the full article.


The Burke Rehabilitation Centennial: 100 Years of Rehabilitation Leadership and a Legacy of Caring

Posted on Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Burke Rehabilitation Center: It all began with a generous gift, 61 bucolic acres, splendid neoclassical buildings and an innovative vision for rehabilitative care. It became a home for world-class physicians and an award-winning research institute. A recognized leader in the fields of medical rehabilitation and pioneering research, Burke continues its tradition of excellence today.   read the full article.


Frequently asked Questions about Cardiac Rehabilitation

Posted on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

When someone experiences a cardiac event such as a heart attack or heart surgery they often worry when—or if—they can get back to living normally. Cardiac rehabilitation (cardiac rehab) is a proven effective tool for helping an individual recover from a cardiovascular event and make the necessary lifestyle changes to reduce the chances of further read the full article.


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Burke's Rehab Insights blog is intended to provide general information about rehabilitation topics. It should not take the place of medical care. Burke physicians cannot answer questions about individual medical cases.