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

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Heels & Wheels 5K Set for May 1
Burke to Offer Injury Prevention Clinic and Distribute Free Kids’ Bike Helmets
Sports-Related Concussion Trial Currently Seeking Participants
Lecture on Parkinson's Disease on April 28
Participants Needed for Stroke Study
Attention Seniors: Burke’s Senior Health Series Starts this May
Spotlight On: Occupational Therapy
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Heels & Wheels 5K Set for May 1
While it might not feel like it this week, spring is here—and so is racing season. This year, Burke’s annual Heels & Wheels 5K and Kids Fun Run are set for May 1st, and athletes of all abilities—including runners, walkers and wheelchair athletes—are encouraged to take part in this great...
Burke to Offer Injury Prevention Clinic and Distribute Free Kids’ Bike Helmets
As the weather warms up, letting kids ride their bikes outside is a great way to stay active and have fun. But keeping them safe while they ride is key: Each year, some 26,000 bike-related injuries to kids and teens are ER-treated traumatic brain injuries, according to the CDC.
Sports-Related Concussion Trial Currently Seeking Participants
Concussions are still one of the most common injuries that can come as a result of playing a high-impact sport or activity. And while symptoms such as headache, dizziness and loss of concentration usually resolve themselves over time, a percentage of patients may experience persistent post...
Lecture on Parkinson's Disease on April 28
This event has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience...
Participants Needed for Stroke Study
Burke is currently participating in a clinical research study for patients for who have lost some mobility in their arm due to a recent stroke...
Attention Seniors: Burke’s Senior Health Series Starts this May
Beginning this May, Burke will be hosting a lecture series on health, wellness and aging. These bi-monthly breakfast sessions for seniors in the community will feature topics including fall prevention, how to make your home safer, diet and exercise and more...
Spotlight On: Occupational Therapy
April is Occupational Therapy month, and here at Burke our occupational therapy program is integral to ensuring that our patients make the fullest possible recovery from injury or illness...
In the Next Issue
• Photos: Heels & Wheels 5K
• National Stroke Awareness Month