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Vol. 4, Issue 9
September 2016
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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Join Us for Burke’s 37th Annual Wheelchair Games on Sept. 24
The Benefits of Exercise after Spinal Cord Injury
Celebrate 15 Years of Burke’s Fitness Center
Mindfulness Lecture Set for Sept. 15
Free Bike Helmets for Kids on Oct. 1
Burke in the News
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Join Us for Burke’s 37th Annual Wheelchair Games on Sept. 24
The big day is only two weeks away! On Sept. 24, Burke will hold its 37th annual Wheelchair Games, a much-anticipated event for wheelchair athletes as well as friends, families, and the community. When it was introduced nearly four decades ago, the event was one of the first of its kind—and today...
The Benefits of Exercise after Spinal Cord Injury
September marks Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. “Every 48 seconds in our country, a person becomes paralyzed. A majority of injuries occur from motor vehicle accidents, falls, work-related accidents, and sports injuries,” says the United Spinal Association. Here, more information on why...
Celebrate 15 Years of Burke’s Fitness Center
This month marks 15 years since Burke’s Adult Fitness Center first opened its doors. The gym is designed for adults 40 and older or those with a qualifying disability and aims to provide a comfortable and safe environment for exercise. Along with state-of-the-art exercise machines and weights...
Mindfulness Lecture Set for Sept. 15
Curious about mindfulness--but not sure where to start...
Free Bike Helmets for Kids on Oct. 1
In conjunction with White Plains Hospital Medical & Wellness and Equinox, Burke will be taking part in Family Fun Day in Armonk on Oct. 1, where we will be giving away free bike helmets for kids and hosting a helmet fitting clinic...
Burke in the News
Burke’s programs, services and our outstanding patients are regularly featured in local and national news outlets and publications. Here, we’ve rounded up a few of the recent places where Burke has been featured to highlight the wonderful work that our physicians, therapists and staff do every...
In the Next Issue
• In Photos: Wheelchair Games
• National Physical Therapy Month