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Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital has again been recognized as one the top rehabilitation hospitals in the country, achieving a rank of #2 in the 2020 US News and World Report “America’s Best Hospitals” issue, matching its highest rank ever.
For fourth year in row Spaulding honored as a “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”
Summer is here! Check out some tips from Stefanie Larsen, OTR/L on how to make the upcoming summer/months more productive and easier!
Develop a sensory corner in your household to help with dysregulation, include a tent, soft pillows, dim lights, weighted blankets, quiet music, books or other low-stimulation activities.
Collaboration between University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School releases results examining the mental well-being state of the US during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
A small but concerning number of former NFL players report receiving clinical diagnoses of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), according to new research. However, a definitive diagnosis of the neurodegenerative brain disease, thought to be caused by repeated blows to the head, can be done only on autopsy and cannot be made based on clinical exam or brain imaging.
The Motion Analysis Laboratory at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in conjunction with the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University has published a study entitled “Robot-Driven Locomotor Perturbations Reveal Synergy-Mediated, Context-Dependent Feedforward and Feedback Mechanisms of Adaptation” in the newest issue of Scientific Reports. Researchers used a robot to investigate the roles of feedforward mechanisms controlled by the cerebellum and feedback mechanisms controlled at the spinal level in determining how the nervous system responds to robot-induced changes in step length.
Idiopathic toe walking is a type of walking pattern that occurs when children walk on their tip-toes instead of using the more “typical” heel first pattern.
A new article from a large industry and academia collaboration including Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, Boston University School of Medicine, Pfizer inc., Tufts Medical Center and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University has been published in Nature Partners Journal (npj) Digital Medicine that examines using novel technologies to solve this problem.