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03/23/2017 at 21:18. Facebook
Brooks Rehabilitation and the Museum of Science & History, Jacksonville teamed up to talk about the role of art in the brain injury recovery process. #NotAloneInBrainInjury

The Role of Art in Brain Injury Recovery
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03/22/2017 at 22:16. Facebook
When Devon arrived at the hospital, he was dead. A little over a year later, he is hoping to get an engineering degree. #NotAloneInBrainInjury

Recovering from Brain Injury is a Marathon, Not a Sprint
After experiencing a pulmonary embolism and cardiac arrest, Catie Stillwell was resuscitated for 10 minutes. Now, Catie is transitioning back into work by volunteering with the Brooks' Community Health department! Take a look at Catie's heartwarming journey through recovery and rehabilitation.
Reserve your spot now! Brooks Rehabilitation invites you to join American hero, Marcus Luttrell on Saturday, April 22 as he shares his story of courage and survival. This community event is free and open to the public. Register at .
Mild brain injuries, such as concussions, have been in the spotlight in recent years thanks to the sports industry. But, acquired brain injuries can range from mild to severe with the need for customized treatment plans. One of our nurses, Holly Medearis, BSN, RN, shares her expertise on brain injuries. #NotAloneInBrainInjury

Understanding Disorders of Consciousness
The 2017 Brooks Challenge Mile today was a huge success with more than 750 participants! We are so proud of everyone who was there. #WeAreBrooks #GRR40 #GateRiverRun
Daniel Rivera-Lugo was once a linguist in the Air Force and spoke seven languages. Now Dan canโ€™t speak at all. #NotAloneinBrainInjury

Learning to Appreciate Simple Gestures in a New Normal
Today patients, clinicians and friends across our system of care participated in a Virtual Walk hosted by Brain Injury Association of Florida to raise awareness for the 214,000 Floridians living with brain injuries. Thank you to the Brooks Clubhouse for providing lunch! #WalkAboutBrainInjury
SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, April 22nd. Brooks Rehabilitation presents Celebrate Independence, featuring retired Navy SEAL, Marcus Luttrell, author of the #1 New York Times best-selling book, โ€œLone Survivor.โ€ Information at
One minute, Ryan Troutman was enjoying a carefree night with friends and the next, he was fighting for his life. In March, we honor individuals, like Ryan, whose lives were forever changed by a traumatic brain injury. #NotAloneinBrainInjury

My Name is Ryan and this is my Second Chance
Brooks is honored to join with St. Vincent's HealthCare, Baptist Health Jacksonville, Flagler Hospital St. Augustine, Mayo Clinic and Memorial Hospital to help alleviate a shortage in mental health professionals through the UNF Brooks College of Health. The new program will educate mental health nurse practitioners who will earn doctorate degrees in nursing.

Six health care systems donate nearly $900K to UNF to create mental health grad program
If you are doing something you love, it doesnโ€™t feel like work. That is the principle behind Recreational Therapy. They put the FUN back in functional with games, cycling, cooking or whatever passion motivates each patient. Check out this article written by Cara Stewart, our Recreational Therapy Coordinator.

Recreational Therapy: Itโ€™s more than Fun and Games
Whoโ€™s ready for this yearโ€™s Brooks Challenge Mile on March 11? This one-mile course allows people of all ages and abilities to take part in the Gate River Run. You can walk, jog, wheel, or run your way across the finish line. Register for free today. #WeAreBrooks #GRR40 #gateriverrun

Brooks Rehabilitation Challenge Mile 2017 | Brooks Rehabilitation
A generous gift from the Jim Moran Foundation helped provide a smooth transition back to school for our pediatric patients after a disabling illness or injury.

Grant Helps Provide Peace of Mind for Pediatric Patients and Families
Jennifer and Cody werenโ€™t looking for love, but found each other in the most unusual placeโ€ฆquad rugby practice. #WeAreBrooks #Valentines

Finding Love When You Least Expect It | Brooks Rehabilitation
Several of our adaptive sports participants made history this weekend as the first group of cyclists to ever take part in the 26.2 with Donna The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer. Thank you to race organizers for enabling access for all athletes. Congratulations to racers for your determination and perseverance!
Good luck to all of our Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation - Jacksonville members taking part in today's 26.2 with Donna The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer!

26.2 to go: Obstacles canโ€™t stop wheelchair duo in Donna debut
How strong is your core? Incorporating a pelvic floor workout into your routine can provide multiple benefits, especially if youโ€™re a runner. Good luck to everyone running the 26.2 with Donna The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer this weekend! #runDONNA

Are Kegels the Key to a Complete Core | Brooks Rehabilitation
Safety is an important topic for all runners. Whether you are planning to run the 26.2 with Donna The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer this weekend or just enjoy a relaxing run at the end of the day, make sure you know what can cause injuries for runners.

Running Away From Injuries