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  • June 2, 2008

    The Road to Recovery

    Advance for Physical Therapists & PT Assistants

    In this article, Lauren McDonagh, PT, Director of Rehabilitation Services, and Antoinette Gentile, OT, Clinical Manager, discuss how a multidisciplinary team of stroke rehabilitation specialists, utilizing both evidence-based treatment and advanced technologies, can help individuals to achieve the optimal functional outcomes. Full Article

  • January 24, 2008

    A Long Road Home: A Case Study of a Ventilator Dependent, Dual Diagnosis Patient

    Advance for Physical Therapists & PT Assistants

    One of the most devastating injuries causing long-term impairment is a traumatic spinal cord injury at a high neurological level with concomitant traumatic brain injury. This case study by Kessler therapists Barbara Garrett, PT, Jill Garcia, MS, OTR, Cindy Nead, COTA, and Rena Ranieri, MS, CCC-SLPoutlines the course of physical, occupational and speech therapy as a component of inpatient interdisciplinary rehabilitation for this patient, a 24-year-old who sustained a spinal cord injury at the Cl level resulting in complete tetraplegia. Full Article

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