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Vol.6, Issue 9
September 2018
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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Burke Welcomes New Medical Director of Internal Medicine
Burke Uses Technology to Keep Spinal Cord Injury Patients Moving Forward
Calling All Wheelchair Athletes: Still Time to Sign up for Burke's Wheelchair Games
Marsal Caregiver Center Featured in National Publications
Back to School; Back to Sports: Get Ahead of Concussions with Baseline Testing
Join the Burke Auxiliary for Brunch
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More than half (409) of the 719 spinal cord/neurological patients who came to Burke in 2016 and 2017 returned home with outpatient or home care services following discharge.
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Burke Welcomes New Medical Director of Internal Medicine
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital would like to welcome Dr. Michael Padial as Medical Director of Internal Medicine. In his new role, Dr. Padial will provide clinical guidance and coordinate medical care focused in the area of Internal Medicine, including transition of care to acute care hospitals.
Burke Uses Technology to Keep Spinal Cord Injury Patients Moving Forward
Technology in medicine continues to evolve in many areas, bringing an array of life-changing possibilities. For people with spinal cord injuries, technology now brings a chance to stand upright and actually walk. A wearable robotic device called ReWalk enables paraplegics with certain spinal cord...
Calling All Wheelchair Athletes: Still Time to Sign up for Burke's Wheelchair Games
Are you or someone you know a wheelchair athlete looking to participate in athletic events in a supportive and inclusive environment? There’s still time to sign up for Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s 39th Annual Wheelchair Games that will be held on Burke’s beautiful White Plains campus on...
Marsal Caregiver Center Featured in National Publications
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s Marsal Caregiver Center continued to draw attention from national publications that cover the healthcare industry. Both Modern Healthcare and Home Health Care News featured photos of the Caregiver Center as well as interviews with members of Burke’s leadership...
Back to School; Back to Sports: Get Ahead of Concussions with Baseline Testing
For parents of kids who play contact sports like soccer or football, the threat of their young athletes sustaining a concussion looms large. Sometimes, despite our best efforts, a concussion may occur. One way you can help your child—even before he or she starts playing: Baseline testing.
Join the Burke Auxiliary for Brunch
The Burke Auxiliary will host its annual brunch fundraiser on Sunday, September 16th from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Billings Building on Burke’s campus in White Plains. Proceeds from the brunch will benefit Burke Rehabilitation Hospital...
In The Next Issue
• Wheelchair Games Photos & Results
• World Stroke Awareness Day