Hope through Rehabilitation & Research
Posted on Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
Over the coming months, I will be using this blog to talk about living with COPD and steps that a person with this diagnosis can take to maximize their quality of life. If you have any questions or comments, please post them via the “Ask us a question” link to the right or email email@example.com.… read the full article.
Posted on Monday, April 1st, 2013
In the United States, 2.6 percent of people 18 years or older experience a stroke, and in Westchester County, approximately 15 people per 1,000, or 1.5 percent, are hospitalized due to stroke. It is the fourth leading cause of death, killing more than 133,000 people annually, and is also a leading cause of serious, long-term… read the full article.
Posted on Friday, March 1st, 2013
Concussion has not had wide-spread attention historically, despite being one of the most common sports-related injuries with potential long-term consequences. Fortunately, this has changed in recent years and there is now a push for more education on prevention and treatment. The fourth and latest International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport that I attended in… read the full article.
Posted on Friday, February 1st, 2013
People often ask me when or if there will ever be a cure for spinal cord injury. Although there are many differing opinions about this, I am confident there will be a cure in my lifetime. In the meantime, anyone with a spinal cord injury should have a long-term plan for their treatment and care.… read the full article.
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