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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.
  • Sensory Motor Performance Program (SMPP)
  • 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 Additionally, you can also visit any of the Websites listed below.


The American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association

Arthritis Foundation

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

National Fibromyalgia Association
1-714-921-0150 Fax: 714-921-6920

Endometriosis Assoc., Inc

Enu-Care Foundation Inc.

The Fibromyalgia Network Newsletter

Hysterectomy Ed Resources & Services (HERS)

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD)

The International Pelvic Pain Society

Interstitial Cystitis Association

The Interstitial Cystitis Network

Intestinal Disease Foundation (IDF)

National Association for Continence

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

National Vulvodynia Association (NVA)

Section on Women’s Health
American Physical Therapy Association
1-800-999-2782 x 3229

National Kidney Foundation of Texas

The Simon Foundation

United Ostomy Association

The Vulvar Pain Foundation

Women's Health Foundation

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