RIC Stroke Research Trial Touted as Key to Senator Kirk’s Recovery - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Published on August 13, 2012

RIC Stroke Research Trial Touted as Key to Senator Kirk’s Recovery

WASHINGTON—The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) was featured in a Washington Post article on Saturday, Aug. 11, that attributed U.S. Senator Mark Kirk’s “remarkable” recovery to RIC’s unique walking trial – one of more than 300 research projects underway at RIC.

Senator Kirk recently released a second video that documents his continued recovery from a stroke he had earlier this year. 

Read more about this unique research trial here.

About the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) is the nation’s leading provider of comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation care to patients from around the world. Founded in 1953, RIC has been designated the “No. 1 Rehabilitation Hospital in America” by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1991. RIC sets the standard of care in the post-acute market through its innovative applied research and discovery programs, particularly in the areas of neuroscience, bionic medicine, musculoskeletal medicine and technology transfer. The AbilityLab — RIC’s new, state-of-the-art research hospital, will open in March 2017. 

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