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Vol. 7, Issue 4
April 2019
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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Burke Opens New Outpatient Site in Yonkers
What to Expect from Occupational Therapy After an Amputation
Getting to Know Burke's New Vice President of Development & Marketing
Early Detection is Key in Treating Multiple Sclerosis
Sign Up for the Heels & Wheels 5K Today!
Burke’s Adaptive Sports Program has Busy Spring in Store
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The reconstruction aides, civilian women who served in World War I, are credited with an influential role in the development of occupational therapy. Their task was to provide treatment in the form of occupation to enable servicemen suffering from wounds or battle neurosis to return to the battlefront.
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Burke Opens New Outpatient Site in Yonkers
In its ongoing commitment to delivering quality and convenient rehabilitation services to the community, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital has announced the opening of a second outpatient rehabilitation location in Yonkers...
What to Expect from Occupational Therapy After an Amputation
Occupational therapy is a vital part of a rehabilitation program whether you’re recovering from a stroke, spinal cord injury or an amputation. And with both Occupational Therapy (OT) Month and Limb Loss Awareness Month in April, it’s a great time to explore how the two are connected—and why...
Getting to Know Burke's New Vice President of Development & Marketing
Lianne Hales Dugan recently took over as Burke's new Vice President of Development & Marketing. We sat down with Lianne to discuss her new role and what brought her to Burke...
Early Detection is Key in Treating Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that usually develops in people between 20 and 40 years of age. Sometimes it goes undiagnosed until a person is much older, and is discovered almost by accident...
Sign Up for the Heels & Wheels 5K Today!
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s Annual Heels & Wheels 5k Road Race and Walk will return to White Plains on Saturday, May 11th. The event takes place rain or shine on Burke’s 61-acre campus...
Burke’s Adaptive Sports Program has Busy Spring in Store
As the temperatures continue to warm up, Burke’s Adaptive Sports Program is kicking into high gear...
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