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Rehab and Beyond Survivor Spotlight: Peggy Smith

Ms. Peggy, a.k.a. Coach Peggy, recently celebrated her two year stroke anniversary! She suffered a hemorrhagic stroke in 2017, and has been fighting for her recovery like the true champion and superhero that she is ever since.   Three weeks post stroke, Ms. Peggy couldn’t stand for more than 17 seconds. After completing and persevering…

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Prevention & Awareness

5 Stats You Should Know About Strokes in the Hispanic Community

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month and what better time to spread stroke awareness! Minorities have higher stroke rates than the general population, and similar to African-Americans, the risk factors that cause strokes continue to rise in the Hispanic community. Whether it be limited access to healthcare and resources, scientists don’t know exactly why Hispanics have higher…

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Rehabilitation

Video Game Therapy for Stroke and Brain Injury Survivors [VIDEO]

Today, the world recognizes National Video Games Day! Traditionally, video games are exalted for their entertainment value. However, here at Rehab and Beyond, we’re celebrating the technological innovation that video games provide to stroke and brain injury survivors. These advancements offer stroke and brain injury survivors fun, interactive, and effective rehabilitation alternatives that can be…

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“Get Healthy, Get Social” Highlight Video

  On behalf of Rehab and Beyond Non-profit, THANK YOU to everyone who supported our inaugural “Get Healthy, Get Social” Game Day Fundraiser benefiting low income stroke and brain injury survivors. This day wouldn’t have been possible without the support of our community, partners, survivors, volunteers, caretakers, friends, and family! We appreciate our friends and…

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Outings & Events

Brain Injury Association of Georgia 3rd Annual Walk, Run or Roll for Brain Injury

Rehab and Beyond is proud to be able to support the Brain Injury Association of Georgia’s 3rd Annual Walk, Run, or Roll for Brain Injury!   This event will be held at Piedmont Park in Atlanta Georgia on Saturday, March 16th, 2019. Registration will start at 12:30. Please visit https://fundly.com/walk-roll-or-run-5k for more information. Come and…

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Lydia’s Story: From Tragedy to Triumph

This is a remarkable story about one our patients and friends – Lydia Cochran. Lydia suffered a traumatic brain injury after a major car accident. I am so proud of her tenacious spirit that she has shown throughout her recovery. This is a truly inspiring story. I’m sure that you will enjoy it. Please share!…

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