The goal of Burke's inpatient programs is to ensure that each patient makes the maximum recovery possible.
The Burke Medical Research Institute is developing new treatments for disabling diseases and injuries.
Burke offers physical, occupational and speech therapy as well as other outpatient programs.
Burke sponsors support groups, educational events and fitness programs for the community.
Scores of athletes from throughout the tri-state area came together on the Burke campus to take part in a day of competition and camaraderie during the 34th annual Wheelchair Games and 2013 Heels & Wheels 5K Race and Walk on Sept. 28. The athletes took part in various sporting events including table tennis, slalom obstacle course, track races and field events, as well as the 5-kilometer race.
Awards for the Wheelchair Games were given not for individual events but for age class. The following are the 2013 Wheelchair Games Award Winners:
The fastest finishers from the nearly 100 Heels & Wheels Race participants are:
Junior Runner (15 & under)
Hand Cycle Wheelchair
Congratulations to all the athletes for making the 34th annual Wheelchair Games and 2013 Heels & Wheels a resounding success. To view photos from both events, check out the 2013 Games' photo album and 2013 Heels & Wheels photo album.