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  • Charles Kay's Patient Story
    Charles Kay's rehabilitation journey began in 1993. Kay, then an operations manager at O'Hare Airport in Chicago, received a traumatic spinal cord injury when he jumped into a friend's swimming pool. "They have helped me realize independence and that's the real victory as far as I'm concerned." says Kay.
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  • Andrew Heytow's Patient Story
    In August 2005, Andrew Heytow was invovled in a helicopter crash that left him with a traumatic brain injury. Once he was stabilized, he was transferred to the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) to embark on his rehabilitation journey. "RIC gave me back the opportunity to be me" said Heytow.

Women's Health Rehabilitation Resources

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) can direct you to a variety of useful resources for women's health rehabilitation. RIC's LIFE Center provides access to information and online information to support people with disabilities, their families, caregivers, and healthcare professionals.

The LIFE Center is located on the first floor of the RIC flagship hospital at 345 E. Superior St. in Chicago. The LIFE Center can be reached by phone at 1-312-238-LIFE (5433), by fax at 1-312-238-2860, or by email at lifecenter@ric.org. Additionally, you can also visit any of the Websites listed below.

Organizations

The American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association
www.afsafund.org

Arthritis Foundation
www.arthritis.org

Continence Restored, Inc.
1-914-285-1470, 1-203-348-0601 (evenings)
annevyoung@aol.com

National Fibromyalgia Association
1-714-921-0150 Fax: 714-921-6920
www.fmaware.org

Endometriosis Assoc., Inc
1-800-992-ENDO
www.endometriosisassn.org

Enu-Care Foundation Inc.
1-800-437-9233

The Fibromyalgia Network Newsletter
www.fmnetnews.com/

Hysterectomy Ed Resources & Services (HERS)
1-610-667-7757
www.hersfoundation.com

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD)
1-888-964-2001
www.iffgd.org

The International Pelvic Pain Society
1-205-877-2950
www.pelvicpain.org

Interstitial Cystitis Association
1-212-979-6057
www.ichelp.org

The Interstitial Cystitis Network
www.ic-network.org

Intestinal Disease Foundation (IDF)
1-412-261-5888

National Association for Continence
1-800-BLADDER
www.nafc.org

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
1-800-999-6673
www.rarediseases.org

National Vulvodynia Association (NVA)
301-299-0775
www.nva.org

Section on Women’s Health
American Physical Therapy Association
1-800-999-2782 x 3229
www.womenshealthapta.org/

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National Kidney Foundation of Texas
1-888-829-299
www.kidneytx.org

The Simon Foundation
1-800-23SIMON
www.simonfoundation.org

United Ostomy Association
1-800-826-0826
www.uoa.org

The Vulvar Pain Foundation
1-910-226-0704
www.thevpfoundation.org/

Women's Health Foundation
1-773-305-8200
www.womenshealthfoundation.org

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