Results Through Rehabilitation & Research
Not being able to speak to a loved one or play with grandchildren are fates Burke helped two patients avoid. Instead of receiving only one hour of therapy per day, Burke patients receive a minimum of three hours of therapy from a team of dedicated and talented therapists. The therapy helped them get better and live their lives to the fullest, even after potentially debilitating injuries.
Brian has a spinal cord condition that caused paralysis and excruciating pain. The doctors at Burke believed he could get better and encouraged him during his recovery. They made him work during his three-hour daily therapy sessions, but they also made him walk. He left Burke being able to not only walk, but to jump and run.
After hitting his head in an auto accident, Michael suffered a TBI - a kind of stroke and was in a coma for several days. Upon waking, he couldn’t walk, talk, eat or breathe normally. Burke therapists showed him nothing was impossible and at the end of treatment, he walked out of the hospital without a cane and was able to talk, eat and breathe without assistance.
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital enabled a dad who suffered a brain injury to once again play baseball with his son. The hospital’s world-renowned physicians and therapists also helped a woman with spinal cord damage to walk again. At her graduation, she was able to walk proudly and receive her diploma.
Joan Hamburg, host of WOR Radio 710's The Joan Hamburg Show, tells her listeners during a live show about why Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is the number one choice for rehab.