Author: Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation

Adaptive Golf Clinic Gives Encouragement

On June 23, the Shady Grove Adventist campus held its annual Golf Classic at Whiskey Creek Golf Club in Frederick, Md. The event benefitted Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Adventist Rehabilitation Hospital and Adventist Behavioral Health. As an extension of the event, Adventist Rehabilitation teamed up with the club on an adaptive clinic for rehabilitation patients. It offered a special golf cart and teaching support from recreational therapists. “In recreational therapy, our goal is to get patients back to the things they enjoy doing,” says Mary Kate Cross, recreational therapist at Adventist Rehabilitation Hospital. “This enables them to get back...

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Adventist Rehab Partners with County Schools on Concussion Program

According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, emergency department visits for sports – and recreation – related traumatic brain injuries, including concussions, among children and adolescents, increased by 60 percent in the last decade. In an effort to improve concussion diagnosis and treatment, Montgomery County Public Schools is partnering with Adventist Rehabilitation Hospital of Maryland on a concussion program for county high schools. The program provides all high school athletes with a baseline neurocognitive exam prior to their respective sports season. Adventist Rehabilitation Hospital will administer the baseline exams at 13 of the 25 Montgomery County high schools, providing...

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