LiveWell RERC and Shepherd Center have released the BreatheWell for Wear app, available in the Google Play Store. BreatheWell for Wear was developed for Android Ware smartwatches and is designed to assist people with mild traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder in managing stress through diaphragmatic breathing. BreatheWell for Wear assists the user in performing deep, slow,... View details ⇨
Thanks to the Georgia State Golf Association, several Shepherd Center patients were able to work on their #adaptivegolf skills today in the Livingston Gym. Shepherd Center's #rectherapy program hosts health and wellness clinics in a variety of sports, activities and locations throughout the year. For information on upcoming events, visit [ Shepherd.org Link ].
Shepherd Center and the LoveYourBrain Foundation are excited to invite brain injury staff members, current and former patients, families and caregivers to learn more about the benefits of #yoga after brain injury. [ Goo.gl Link ]
The Atlanta Business Chronicle lists incoming Shepherd Center CEO and president Sarah Morrison and co-founder Alana Shepherd among its 2017 Who's Who in Healthcare. View the slideshow at [ Bit.ly Link ]
Congratulations to Shepherd Smash athletes James Adams and Talbot Kennedy who were selected this past weekend for the 2017 National Training Squad for USA Wheelchair Rugby. We're so proud of James, Talbot and all of our amazing athletes!
It was a big weekend for Shepherd Center athletes and patients! Former Shepherd Center patient Chayse Wolf was selected to play on the 2017 U.S. Men’s U23 Wheelchair Basketball World Championships Team. Also, Shepherd Stealers athlete Josh Joines was selected as an alternate for the team, making him one of just two high school students selected serve on the team. Congrats, guys!
With significant #snowfall expected in parts of the Southeast this weekend, Shepherd Center cautions people to follow these rules when #sledding to avoid brain and spinal cord injuries:
• Always go feet first and facing forward down a hill to avoid head and neck injuries.
• Wear a helmet. There are specially designed helmets for sledding, snowboarding and skiing. But any helmet is better than... View details ⇨