Amanda became paralyzed at age 23 and spent weeks in Providence Acute Rehabilitation Center. She has returned to the unit, this time as a volunteer, and she helps patients through art therapy.
Recovering from stroke can be a grueling process, but state-of-the-art technology – and some unexpected tools – can help people recover mobility.
Providence Brain Institute’s name has changed. The new name, Providence Brain and Spine Institute, communicates the breadth of services offered by the institute.
Rehabilitation experts at Providence are turning to a unique technique to treat patients, Nintendo Wii. See how the Wii can help people recover their mobility.
Vivek Deshmukh, M.D., F.A.C.S., medical director of Providence Neurointerventional Services, helped Washington Post readers understand brain trauma following the shooting of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.