Ready for Rehab?

In this episode of Kessler Foundation's podcast, Gretchen March, OTR, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, presents “Ready for Rehab?” This podcast focuses on using transtheoretical model concepts to optimize outcomes.



This is part two of an eight part series. Listen to the series as it

Check Out the Latest Issue of TBI News ‘N Views


Kessler Foundation announces the Winter 2015 issue of TBI News & Views (Vol. 6, No. 1), a consumer newsletter of the Northern New Jersey Traumatic Brain Injury System (NNJTBIS). Read the story of Tracy Matos, who expanded her family and returned to work after her injury. Learn the latest

Volunteers with SCI needed for pain study

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY for Persons with Pain After SCI: Kessler Foundation researchers are studying how well two different kinds of education programs reduce the extent to which chronic pain interferes with daily life and well being. If you have had SCI for at least 1 year and moderate to severe pain

May is Stroke Awareness Month



Update on Prism Therapy for Stroke Rehabilitation

Stroke researchers continue their successful NIDRR-funded research project, examining the impact of prism adaptation therapy for the hidden disability of spatial neglect in more than 300 stroke survivors.  “We found that spatial neglect is under

Pneumonia rates low in study of patients with spinal cord injury

Dyson-Hudson presents 1- year findings at international meeting

Prevention of respiratory complications, the major cause of death in people with spinal cord injury, is the focus of an ongoing research study. Because poor cough reflex contributes to the high rate of complications, researchers are

Eric LeGrand Makes History

Kessler Foundation congratulates Eric LeGrand on earning a spot on the cover of this week's Sports Illustrated. Voted on by the fans, it is the first time in the magazine's 50-year history that a Rutgers football player has appeared on the cover.

Eric LeGrand was paralyzed on a tackle that went