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Miland E. Knapp Rehabilitation Center celebrates 50 years of teamwork

Hennepin Healthcare’s Miland E. Knapp Rehabilitation Center is celebrating its fiftieth year of helping patients return to their homes after severe injury or illness. To mark the occasion, the nationally recognized Center is holding an open house on Sunday, July … Continue reading

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Got a brain injury question? Ask an expert on March 13

Public invited to “Ask the Brain Injury Experts” event Unlike a wrist or ankle fracture where a cast, splint or minor surgery can help return function back to “normal,” an injury to the brain can present unique challenges. No two … Continue reading

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Researchers at HCMC awarded grants for Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury

Last year the Minnesota State Legislature established the Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury Research Grant Program (136A.901).   The grants support research into new and innovative treatments and rehabilitative efforts for functional improvement of people with spinal cord and … Continue reading

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Removing clots provides additional benefits for stroke patients compared to medications alone

HCMC patients enrolled in study that shows clot-busting medications aren’t the only options in stroke care Taking his dog out for a walk left Richard Juergensen speechless – but thanks to a life-saving technique and the quick actions of a … Continue reading

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Cancer Center receives STAR Program® Certification

The Comprehensive Cancer Center at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) announced today that it has earned its STAR Program® Certification from the Massachusetts-based Oncology Rehab Partners, leading experts in the field of survivorship care.  HCMC Comprehensive Cancer Center is leading the … Continue reading

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HCMC’s EMG lab achieves national accreditation

HCMC’s EMG lab received Laboratory Accreditation status from the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM). Ezgi Tiryaki, MD, certified by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM), is the laboratory’s medical director. “I am excited to receive AANEM Laboratory … Continue reading

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Jack Jablonski discharged from HCMC

On Monday, January 23, Jack Jablonski was transferred from Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) to Sister Kenny Institute  for rehabilitation by the two paramedics who were on duty when the 16-year-old was injured. On December 30, HCMC paramedics Scott Brethorst … Continue reading

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