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Vol.6, Issue 8
August 2018
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s Chief Medical Officer Honored as a Leader in Healthcare
Burke Unveils New Ultrasound Services
Wheelchair Games and Spinal Cord Injury Sports and Vendor Expo Return to Burke on September 21
Burke Offers Walking Tour of Historic Campus
Somers Outpatient Clinic Spearheads Scoliosis Treatment
Beat the Heat with Safe Summer Exercise Habits
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During World War I, the Burke Foundation became a naval hospital, known as “Burke’s Navy,” where some 2,000 sailors were treated.
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Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s Chief Medical Officer Honored as a Leader in Healthcare
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Mooyeon Oh-Park, MD, MS was named a “Notable Woman in Healthcare” by Crain’s New York. The special section appears in the Aug. 6th issue...
Burke Unveils New Ultrasound Services
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is now offering ultrasonography services to patients on its main campus in White Plains. The newly purchased state-of-the-art ultrasound machine has a variety of uses in a rehabilitation setting. It can be used to help diagnose pathological conditions that otherwise...
Wheelchair Games and Spinal Cord Injury Sports and Vendor Expo Return to Burke on September 21
On September 21, 2019, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital will host the 40th annual Wheelchair Games for athletes of all ages and ability levels. The event will be held on Burke’s beautiful White Plains campus, beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing throughout the day...
Burke Offers Walking Tour of Historic Campus
In the 103 years since the founding of Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, the importance of the medicine practiced there has been celebrated throughout the community and beyond. Alongside its medical acclaim, the hospital has amassed a rich and exciting history that is frequently overlooked.
Somers Outpatient Clinic Spearheads Scoliosis Treatment
According to the National Scoliosis Foundation, roughly 7 million people in the United States suffer the effects of scoliosis. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s outpatient clinic in Somers, New York is at the forefront of providing specialized physical therapy to treat scoliosis, called a Schroth...
Beat the Heat with Safe Summer Exercise Habits
Summer is synonymous with the outdoors and all the fun activities that go along with it—including taking your everyday workouts outside. But as we hit the height of summer and temperatures spike, it’s important to make sure you stay safe while working out...
In The Next Issue
• Back to School; Back to Sports
• Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month