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Vol. 7, Issue 2
February 2019
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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Burke's Adaptive Sports Program Helps those with Illness or Injury Find their Passion
Regional Brain Bee Competition Returns To Burke February 27
Recent Study Suggests Exercise is Key for Faster Concussion Recovery
What to Know about Rehabilitation for Heart Failure
Please Participate in the Westchester Health Needs Survey
Burke Employees Get Published in Trade Publications
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Burke's Adaptive Sports Program Helps those with Illness or Injury Find their Passion
Tim sailed his entire life, but seven years ago, a skiing accident left him paralyzed “from the armpits down.” During months of hospitalization, Tim thought he would “never be able to do anything again...
Regional Brain Bee Competition Returns To Burke February 27
Ambitious high school students who aspire to careers as brain surgeons or neuroscience researchers will showcase their skills in the 8th annual Brain Bee competition, hosted by Burke Rehabilitation Hospital. The event will take place on Burke’s campus (785 Mamaroneck Ave. in White Plains) on...
Recent Study Suggests Exercise is Key for Faster Concussion Recovery
For as many as 3.8 million athletes each year the story is the same: A jolt to the head that results in a number of symptoms like dizziness, headache, memory loss or a feeling of fogginess. For years, the prevailing wisdom for treating concussions was simple: Rest, relax, recuperate and wait for the...
What to Know about Rehabilitation for Heart Failure
With American Heart Month in February, it’s an opportunity to learn more about what to do if your heart isn’t in top shape. One condition to know more about: heart failure, particularly as it relates to rehabilitation...
Please Participate in the Westchester Health Needs Survey
Every 3 years, Burke participates in a Westchester County Community Health Needs Assessment in partnership with other local hospitals and the Department of Health. The survey is to be filled out by Westchester County residents who are 18 or older to assess the current health issues/needs of the...
Burke Employees Get Published in Trade Publications
Burke would like to congratulate two of its employees for having their works published in major trade publications recently...
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