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  • RehabCare finds the Rhythm in the Music City

    October 19, 2015
    By RehabCare
    AOTA NashvilleThe American Occupational Therapy Association’s AOTA Annual Conference is one of the biggest and most exciting annual events for the Student Programs team of RehabCare/Kindred Rehabilitation Services. The conference draws thousands of occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants and students from across the country and allows attendees to listen to guest lectures, network across the industry and discover new research and treatment methods.

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    A Leader in Clinical Education

    October 12, 2015
    By RehabCare
    A Leader in Clinical EducationRehabCare and Kindred Rehabilitation Services hosts hundreds of students every year – from colleges across the country – and places them in one of our many facilities. However, the success we experience would not have been possible without the dedication of our clinical instructors and their desire to educate the healthcare professionals of tomorrow.

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    Honor Flight: An Opportunity of a Lifetime

    October 05, 2015
    By RehabCare
    Honor Flight - Opportunity of a LifetimeAt RehabCare and Kindred Rehabilitation Services, we have a dedicated group of therapists who provide the highest level of quality care to our patients. However, Leigh Tracy, COTA, at St. Camillus Home Health in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, goes above and beyond her line of duty.

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    The Kirkwood Outpatient Clinic

    September 28, 2015
    By RehabCare

    Kirkwood OPGiving back to our Veterans

    For over three decades, RehabCare has provided distinguished care to the senior population throughout the United States. Our philosophy and mission are simple – to restore and improve the quality of life for those we aid. However, we recognize the need to help those who are not assisted enough, including our country’s veterans. These men and women put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we all enjoy every day and deserve the same dedication in return. Our outpatient clinic in Kirkwood, Missouri, enables us to give back and improve the quality of life for those who have served our country. 

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    Amy and National Orange Popsicle Week

    September 21, 2015
    By RehabCare
    Orange Popsicle WeekEvery year, hundreds of thousands of individuals experience the life-changing effects of a stroke. And about 10% of the approximately 800,000 strokes that happen in the U.S. every year strike adults younger than 45 years old. That’s what happened to one of our own, Amy of Aberdeen Village in Olathe, Kansas, when she was only 24 years old.

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    An Intern's Look at Neuro-Development Treatment Training

    September 14, 2015
    By RehabCare
    Interns Look Neuro-DevelopmentOn January 22nd, Kindred Nursing and Rehab – Woodland in Elizabethtown, KY was host to an exciting Neuro-Development Treatment Training (NDT) event. The course was taught by Clinical Performance Specialist Vienna Lafrenz, OT/L, who provided RehabCare therapists with extensive on-site training for five hours. While the course was offered to our therapists, our very own Clinical Internship Student, Karen Hill, attended the training as well.  Read Full Post

    RehabCare's own Spin on March Madness

    September 07, 2015
    By RehabCare
    The National Wheelchair Basketball Championship

    Wheelchair Basketball 2014
    RehabCare has its own spin on March Madness. RehabCare was a sponsor for the National Wheelchair Basketball Championship, hosted in Louisville, KY on April 3 – 6, 2014. Read Full Post

    Quotes of the Week - 8.31.15

    September 02, 2015
    By RehabCare Student Programs
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    A New Protocol for Movement Disorders

    August 31, 2015
    By RehabCare
    Developing a Standardized Continuum of Care

    Movement Disorder 2 revised imageA RehabCare team has developed a three-tier protocol to provide a standardized approach for treating patients with movement disorders. The protocol for the treatment of balance deficiencies and lack of coordination also aims to create a continuum of care for the patient across different levels of functional abilities. Read Full Post

    Travis Mills: A Soldier's Story

    August 24, 2015
    By RehabCare
    Travis Mills 2On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014, RehabCare had the privilege of teaming up with the BrOT Movement to sponsor a great event honoring Travis Mills, a retired US Army Staff Sergeant and wounded warrior. Starting off with a reception at Positano Coast in Philadelphia, PA, the event was followed by a showing of Travis Mills: A Soldier’s Story, at the Landmark Ritz East Theater. This documentary tells the inspiring true story of a soldier in the 82nd Airborne who faced unimaginable physical and emotional challenges during trials that changed his life forever. Travis is one of only five quadruple amputees to survive his injuries in Afghanistan.

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