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2013

UM Rehab & Ortho Institute Team Hosts Team from Chinese Rehabilitation Center

UM Rehab Institute Hosts Team from Chinese Rehabilitation Center

December 27, 2013

The University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute (formerly Kernan Hospital) hosted leaders from the Guangdong Provincial Work Injury Rehabilitation Center in Guangzhou, China, for a three-month collaboration from October to December 2013.

Vector Gait & Safety System

University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute Is First U.S. Facility to Use Vector Body Weight Support System to Help Patients Relearn to Walk

December 10, 2013

The risk and fear of falling often affects patients who are recovering from a stroke, spinal cord or brain injury, and orthopaedic injuries, and that fear may inhibit their progress in rehabilitation. The University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute is offering a new robotic trolley system providing patients added security and allowing them to overcome that fear, thereby maximizing benefit from therapy.

2013 Top Doctors

Four UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute Physicians named Baltimore Magazine 2013 Top Doctors

October 23, 2013

Four UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute physicians, all members of the University of Maryland School of Medicine faculty, were recognized as "Top Doctors" in the November 2013 issue of Baltimore Magazine.

Maryland Health Connection

Maryland's New Health Insurance Marketplace: What You Should Know

October 22, 2013

Maryland Health Connection is Maryland's new health insurance marketplace that will make it easier for Marylanders to shop, compare, and enroll in quality health coverage. University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute and other hospitals throughout the state have committed to inform, educate, and assist people in our communities to enroll in quality health coverage.

Kernan Hospital Will Now Operate as the University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute

July 8, 2013

The University of Maryland Medical System announces an important milestone for rehabilitation and orthopaedic services in the state of Maryland. Effective July 2013, Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Hospital will be known as the University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute, reflecting its growing prominence in innovative and collaborative research to advance patient care, strong ties to the University of Maryland and continued commitment to the highest-quality patient-focused care.

Boston Bombing Survivor from Maryland Is Reunited With Woman Who Saved Her Life

June 6, 2013

Boston bombing survivor from Maryland is reunited with woman who saved her life. Kernan Hospital was host to this reunion.

Maximizing Life with a Disability

Maximizing Life with a Disability

April 25, 2013

Kernan Hospital is hosting "Maximizing Life with a Disability " The free event takes place April 25, 2013. The event runs from 5:30 p.m. through 7:00 p.m. in the hospital's Flynn Conference Center. Learn more about Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and have the opportunity to meet mentors through the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. Clients, families, staff and friends are all welcome to attend this free event. Refreshments will be served.

For more information call 410-448-6311 or Sign up at ChristopherReeve.org/max

Kernan Hosts Golf Clinics

April 2, 2013

Kernan Hospital is offering FREE instructional golf clinics for the persons with physical disabilities There will be two sessions with the first clinics running April 29, May 6, 13, 20 and the second session is scheduled June 3, 10, 17, 24. The clinics will be Monday evenings from 4:30p.m.to 6:00p.m. at Kernan Hospital’s accessible golf green. Instruction provided by Forest Park Golf Course PGA professionals and Kernan Hospital Recreational Therapists. The clinics are for beginners and experience golfers who will benefit from modified golf techniques. Registration is required. Please call (410) 448-6320 for more information.

Kernan Hosts “Get Your Heart Into It!”

February 13, 2013

Kernan Hospital is hosting "Get Your Heart Into It!" The free heart fair takes place February 25, 2013 and coordinates with February Heart Month activities sponsored by University of Maryland Medical System hospitals. The event runs from 11:30 a.m. through 1:30 p.m. in the hospital's Flynn Conference Center. Activities include information on stroke, food and nutrition, blood pressure checks, cholesterol checks, BMI, physical fitness and more. For more information call 410-448-6853.