Brooks Rehabilitation
02/22/2017 at 21:20. Facebook
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.

Recreational Therapy: It’s more than Fun and Games
Brooks Rehabilitation
02/17/2017 at 22:12. Facebook
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

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 weren’t looking for love, but found each other in the most unusual place…quad 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 can’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 you’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
Raising awareness and educating others about heart disease and stroke is near and dear to our hearts. Brooks is a proud supporter of the American Heart Association's National Wear Red Day! #jaxgoesred #NationalWearRedDay #GoRedforWomen #WeAreBrooks
Maverick Moody’s drive and determination to walk again were the perfect match for the Indego exoskeleton system. Brooks' partnerships with other technology leaders offers our patients hope for the best recovery.
“You have to remain nimble and agile while focusing on the future. And you have to be willing to take some risk to try new things out,” said Michael Spigel, President and COO. In 2017, we will continue our commitment to innovation, continuous learning and ensuring the best recovery possible for our patients.

Brooks’ Expertise Helps to Overcome Unknowns
Brooks is joining forces with local area hospitals and organizations including Mayo Clinic, Baptist Health Jacksonville, UF Health Jacksonville, St. Vincent's HealthCare and the Duval County Medical Society to launch Mental Health First Aid. This new initiative aims to train everyday citizens to recognize signs of mental illness and how to safely and appropriately intervene.

Hospitals team up to offer free mental health training
Our Pediatric Recreation Program is celebrating its one year anniversary! This program provides a safe and supportive environment for youth with physical and/or developmental disabilities so they can participate in classes and fun events with their peers. The new Movers and Groovers class begins on February 7th and teaches dance and creative movement to improve body awareness, coordination and...
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Pediatric Recreation Program Celebrates Anniversary
Today's Google Doodle honors a man who fought for people with disabilities to have the right to fully participate in society.

Google Doodle Honors Pioneering Disability Activist Ed Roberts
When Phyllis Holcomb was first asked to volunteer, she wondered how she could help. She and those around her soon realized how much she had to offer.

Phyllis Holcomb Named Brooks Volunteer of the Year
Don't let the smiling faces fool you! This weekend's tenth annual Southern Slam Quad Rugby Tournament is playing host to some amazing talent and intense competition. Join in on the action by attending our "Fan Day" event this Saturday at 11:30 AM at the Jacksonville Ice and Sportsplex.
Trying to be healthier and break from bad habits in 2017? Congratulations! Just make sure to take precautions so that you don't break anything else in the process.

Tips to Stay Safe as You Begin Those New Year’s Resolutions | Brooks Rehabilitation
Calling all "fans" of Brooks! This weekend Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation - Jacksonville is hosting our tenth annual Southern Slam Wheelchair Rugby Tournament. Please join us in supporting the Brooks Bandits this Saturday at 11:30 AM at the Jacksonville Ice and Sportsplex for our Fan Day event.
2016 was a big year for our patients, staff and community! Here's a look at some of the events and accomplishments that made it a year to remember.

2016 Year in Review: Brooks Rehabilitation
Not only does our culture of innovation show through our technology, but it also shines through our employees. We're excited that Sara Gaver will be sharing her creative ideas at Brooks. After completing an internship, she officially joined Brooks full-time at our hospital.

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