Joanna Adams, a physician assistant based in Portland, specializes in aiding recovery from traumatic health conditions including spinal cord injury.
New Rehabilitation Centers Act Honors AbilityLab’s Dr. Joanne Smith
The Dr. Joanne Smith Memorial Rehabilitation Innovation Centers Act of 2022, will recognize rehabilitation research facilities and the unique role the
Ready For Download —- Introducing our New Video Series
Introducing Our New Video Series
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Headlines shout: “Paralyzed People Walk Again!”
But what’s the whole story?
By Thea Flaum
I get angry every time I read a newspaper headline or see a TV news feature that shouts about an “end to paralysis” and a “miraculous recovery!"
For those adapting to disabilities, sports put focus on what’s possible rather than what isn’t
Adaptive sports are more than just games. They play an essential role in the lives of many people with disabilities.
Paralyzed Olympian walks down the aisle at his wedding
Former Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto walked his new wife, Shevon Stoddart, down the aisle after a spinal cord injury.
New Chicago Hospital Invests $600 Million into Bringing Discoveries to Patients Sooner
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, the new home of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is now open. The state-of the-art facility is a rehabilitation ho