Checkup Newsroom (Rehabilitation Services)

2018
January
09,
2018
| 11:32 PM America/Chicago
For most of the first 20 years of his life, Michael Jankowiak never played ball or even owned a toy. His debilitating cerebral palsy wadded his fingers into a tight fist. He barely moved his hands, except to drive his electric wheel chair. Then, d...
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2016
October
19,
2016
| 10:58 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s consists of six programs within the system that treat different populations within pediatric physical therapy. Home Health Inpatient Hospital Neurodevelopmental Physical Therapy NICU Skilled Inpatient Rehab (TCU/RCU) SPORTS ...
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2015
November
24,
2015
| 01:40 AM America/Chicago
On Feb. 16, 2014, Abby Pagel was involved in a terrible car wreck in her hometown of Muenster, Texas, that left her with numerous broken bones, a small brain bleed and in a coma. After spending 25 days in two separate hospitals, Abby was moved to Coo...
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March
27,
2015
| 04:54 PM America/Chicago
It’s 5 o’clock somewhere. And by somewhere, I mean your kitchen. Parents everywhere are facing the day’s most challenging questions: “What am I going to feed my kids tonight?” “Will the dinner battle reduce us both to tears?” “How long before I wave ...
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January
23,
2015
| 06:07 PM America/Chicago
When you hear the word "dyslexia," you may think of children reversing letters and struggling to read. But if it goes unchecked, dyslexia may have a long-reaching impact on children's ability to learn, their self-esteem and even their ability to spea...
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January
12,
2015
| 10:47 PM America/Chicago
Did you know that babies begin listening during pregnancy? It’s truly amazing that ear and brain structures for listening start working between 25-29 weeks of gestation. At about 28-30 weeks, connections between the brain and the ear start happening!...
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January
07,
2015
| 11:20 PM America/Chicago
The fact that her son, Tre, is still with her, leaves Jennifer Faulkner with only one conclusion: a miracle occurred to keep him alive. Now she prays for Tre’s caregivers to make her son all better. Tre, who is 9 years old, has been seen by the...
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