Methodist Rehab’s Brain Injury Team Helps Kala Harvey Reclaim Her Life

Produced by Jim Albritton | Four years ago, as she was about to start college, Kala Harvey suffered a traumatic brain injury. Today, she’s a graduate of Quest, Methodist Rehabilitation Center’s comprehensive outpatient program designed to help those with brain and spinal cord reintegrate into society. | ‪http://methodistonline.org‬

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Mississippi Swashbucklers, Blade Runner Go for Gold at 2012 Paralympics in London

Produced by Jim Albritton | Three Mississippians—two wheelchair fencers and a track and field athlete—are headed to the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. The Paralympians are all former Methodist Rehabilitation Center patients. The Jackson hospital’s therapeutic recreation director will also be in the British capital, serving as team leader for the USA wheelchair fencing team. | http://methodistonline.org

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High-tech Therapy Lends Methodist Rehabilitation Center Patients Helping Hand

Methodist Rehabilitation Center in Jackson recently became one of only six centers in the Southeast — and the only one in Mississippi — to offer the innovative Armeo Spring therapy. The system, which pairs an assistive movement device with a virtual reality training program, can be used for patients who have suffered arm paralysis or weakness due to stroke, spinal cord and brain injuries and other neurological disorders.

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Walk and Roll Raises $50,000 for Neuroscience Research

Produced by Jim Albritton | The second annual Walk and Roll on Methodist Rehabilitation Center’s east campus in Flowood benefits the Wilson Research Foundation which funds neuorscience research at the Jackson, Mississippi hospital. This year’s event raised $50,000 to fund brain injury, spinal cord injury and stroke research. For more information, go to http://wilsonresearchfoundation.

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Walk and Roll | April 2 | Register Now

The second annual Walk and Roll, a fund raiser for the Wilson Research Foundation, is set for Saturday, April 2, at 10 a.m. on Methodist Rehabilitation Center’s east campus in Flowood. The event raises money for neuroscience research at Methodist Rehabilitation Center and celebrates the accomplishments and abilities regained by brain injury, spinal cord injury and stroke patients treated at the Jackson hospital. For more information or to register online, go to http://wilsonfoundation.org or call 601.364.3598.

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