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Vol. 4, Issue 3
March 2016
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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Burke Expands Neurological Program
March with Burke in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Why You Should Consider Meditative Massage
Why Dance Can Help Those with Parkinson’s Disease
March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month
Interested in Trying Wheelchair Table Tennis?
Support Group Spotlight: Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
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Burke Expands Neurological Program
Burke has recently expanded its clinical programs, adding 30 additional beds to be utilized for patients requiring inpatient neurological rehabilitation. With this expansion, there will be a total of 90 beds in Burke’s neurological rehabilitation programs...
March with Burke in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Show your Burke spirit! Come march with us in the 19th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in downtown White Plains on Saturday, March 12...
Why You Should Consider Meditative Massage
Meditation has received a lot of press in recent years, particularly as it relates to managing stress. In fact, many studies have been conducted to examine the relationship between meditation and overall health--and the results have been promising...
Why Dance Can Help Those with Parkinson’s Disease
Research is still emerging on the most effective treatments for Parkinson’s disease--but many studies have been conducted to analyze the relationship between dance therapy and several facets of Parkinson’s disease progression...
March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month
Some sobering news: An estimated 2.4 million children and adults in the U.S. sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and another 795,000 individuals sustain an acquired brain injury (ABI) from non-traumatic causes each year, according to the Brain Injury Association of America.
Interested in Trying Wheelchair Table Tennis?
Adaptive sports are a great way for people of all abilities to participate in sports and exercise programs. At Burke, we have a number of adaptive activities, like yoga, tai chi, alpine/water skiing, climbing and more...
Support Group Spotlight: Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Did you know? March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month...
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