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Exhibit shows stories of life with spinal cord, brain injury

Published: August 30, 2015

ENGLEWOOD – A unique photo exhibit will give people the chance to meet 12 every inspiring people who have something in common.

They live with spinal cord or brain injury.

​Craig Hospital unveils new sculpture

Published: August 10, 2015

​Craig Hospital unveils new sculptureSculptor has personal ties to hospital after husband’s spinal cord injury

Englewood, CO–Craig Hospital will unveil a new sculpture at the hospital’s newly renovated front entrance on August 11, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. Colorado sculptor Madeline Wiener created the marble piece which depicts a woman helping a man off the ground.

“I hope that people immediately grasp the care given at Craig and the determination of the patient who may be in the worst shape on entry to Craig, but accomplishing the impossible,” said Wiener.

Spinal cord injury sidelines Craig Hospital therapy dog

Published: April 3, 2015

Sage the therapy dogKUSA – Sage, a therapy dog, has always had a knack for bringing joy to patients rehabilitating from spinal cord injuries at Craig Hospital.

Sadly, the 6-year-old Doberman may have been born with a connection to those patients.

Veterinarians just discovered he is battling a spinal cord compression of his own – which means his next visit to a hospital will not be to comfort people, it will be for a surgery of his own.

Finding A New Normal After An Accident

Published: January 4, 2015 | Spinal Cord Injury: , ,

DENVER — The Colorado mountains attract people who love the outdoors. But when one Michigan man moved here last year, he was seriously injured in a mountain biking accident.

Aspen teen battles back from catastrophic accident

Published: December 28, 2014 | Spinal Cord Injury: , , , ,

DENVER — Craig Hospital is known around the world for helping patients recover from spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries. They have treated more than 30,000 patients since 1956. We are honored to share some of their patients stories. Stories of Hope.

Craig Hospital Ranked In Top Ten In Rehabilitation For 24th Consecutive Year By USNWR

Published: July 15, 2013

Craig-HospitalRanked again #7 in U.S. , #2 in Colorado, #2 in Denver

Englewood, CO. July 15, 2013 – For the 24th consecutive year, and every year since the rankings began in 1990, Craig Hospital has been ranked in the Top Ten of America’s Rehabilitation Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Rehabilitation physicians from around the U.S. ranked Craig 7th again this year in the U.S, #2 in Colorado, and #2 in Denver.

Craig Hospital joins Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network

Published: June 5, 2013

Reeve-Foundation-logoENGLEWOOD, Colo. and SHORT HILLS, N.J., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Craig Hospital and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation are proud to announce that Craig has joined the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network (NRN). The NRN is a national network of leading-edge rehabilitation centers designed to provide and develop therapies to promote functional recovery and improve the health and quality of life for people living with paralysis. Funded by the Reeve Foundation through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the NRN translates the latest scientific advances into effective, activity-based rehabilitation treatments.

The Long Way Home

Published: April 18, 2013

Mackenzie GordenLAKE CITY – One year ago, Mackenzie Gorden was leading the life of a typical teenager.

As a high school junior, she participated in cheerleading and dance team at South Central Calhoun High School and prepared for the recital at the studio in Carroll where she took dance lessons.

Just weeks after that recital, Gorden’s life changed when she swerved to miss a deer in the road and her truck rolled down a hill off a curvy road south of Lake City.

Gorden sensed something was wrong, but she didn’t know the extent of her injuries.

“I knew something had happened, something wasn’t right,” Gorden said. “I couldn’t move my fingers to reach my phone to call for help. I tried to honk the horn to get someone’s attention.”

Almost two hours passed before she was discovered.