Entries in methodist rehabilitation center (5)


Methodist Rehab's Brain Injury Team Helps Kayla Harvey Reclaim Her Life

Produced by Jim Albritton | Four years ago, as she was about to start college, Kayla Harvey suffered a traumatic brain injury. Today, she's a graduate of Quest, Methodist Rehabilitation Center's comprehensive outpatient program designed to help those with brain and spinal cord reintegrate into society. 


Mississippi Swashbucklers, Blade Runner Go for Gold at 2012 Paralympics in London

Produced by Jim Albritton  | Three Mississippians—two wheelchair fencers and a track and field athlete—are headed to the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. The Paralympians are all former Methodist Rehabilitation Center patients. The Jackson hospital's therapeutic recreation director will also be in the British capital, serving as team leader for the USA wheelchair fencing team. 

Go to our Facebook Photo Gallery to see photos of Methodist Rehabilitation Center's 2012 Paralympic Team.

Wheelchair fencers at Methodist Rehabilitation Center in Jackson, Mississippi.



Mirror Box Therapy Helps a Georgia Woman After Near-Fatal Accident Claimed Her Left Arm 

Produced by Jim Albritton | An innovative form of therapy that uses mirrors to retrain the brain is helping a Georgia woman recover from an amputation after a near-fatal auto accident nearly claimed her life.


High-tech Therapy Lends Methodist Rehabilitation Center Patients Helping Hand 

Methodist Rehabilitation Center in Jackson recently became one of only six centers in the Southeast -- and the only one in Mississippi -- to offer the innovative Armeo Spring therapy. The system, which pairs an assistive movement device with a virtual reality training program, can be used for patients who have suffered arm paralysis or weakness due to stroke, spinal cord and brain injuries and other neurological disorders.


Walk and Roll Raises $50,000 for Neuroscience Research

Produced by Jim Albritton | The second annual Walk and Roll on Methodist Rehabilitation Center's east campus in Flowood benefits the Wilson Research Foundation which funds neuorscience research at the Jackson, Mississippi hospital. This year's event raised $50,000 to fund brain injury, spinal cord injury and stroke research. For more information, go to Wilson Research Foundation.