Concussion has not had wide-spread attention historically, despite being one of the most common sports-related injuries with potential long-term consequences. Fortunately, this has changed in recent years and there is now a push for more education on prevention and treatment.
For millions of children, buttoning their shirts or tying their shoes are simple tasks of everyday life. This was not the case however for Kathleen Friel and the approximately one million people in the U.S. who suffer from cerebral palsy, a disorder of movement and posture caused by injury to the...
Barry Jordan, M.D., M.P.H., assistant medical director of Burke Rehabilitation Hospital has been selected to be part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Concussion Task Force that will begin meeting in April to study the issues surrounding sports concussions in student athletes.
Update: We just received terrific news that the New York State Senate not only included the full $8.5 million for the Spinal Cord Injury Research Trust Fund but also adopted stronger language so that the funds, which have been directed to other purposes since 2010, can't be taken away again in the...
As a leader in rehabilitation research striving to make scientific discoveries that will better the lives of those suffering from disability stemming from injury or illness, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital and Burke Medical Research Institute conduct ongoing basic, translational and clinical research.
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