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
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, “Lone Survivor.” Information at BrooksCelebrate.org.
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
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.
If you are doing something you love, it doesn’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.
Who’s ready for this year’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
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!
How strong is your core? Incorporating a pelvic floor workout into your routine can provide multiple benefits, especially if you’re a runner. Good luck to everyone running the 26.2 with Donna The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer this weekend! #runDONNA
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.