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Burke's 2019 Wheelchair Games – Athletes Combine Fun With Recovery

, October 09, 2019

The Wheelchair Games typically include participants who span the age spectrum – from as young as five years old on up to 70. They compete in a variety of events such as wheelchair slalom races, javelin throwing, and table tennis, and they all get a plaque and a goody bag containing bandanas donated by Wholesale For Everyone. This year's Wheelchair Games, the 40th annual held on September 21, boasted 50 athletes. In addition, a new twist this year was the incorporation into the Games of the Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Sports and Vendor Expo in honor of Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month (September).

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Discover How Volunteers Make Recovery Fun at The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital – Where Getting Better Gets Even Better

, August 13, 2019

Human beings are composite creatures made up of much more than atoms and molecules configured into a particular shape. The staff at Burke know that recovery is about a lot more than making patients' bodies work better. Their success lies in large part in addressing the emotional, psychological, and spiritual aspects of patients' recovery.

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