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Stroke Patient Stories

Eric Weil

Eric Weil

Eric, a pediatrician working in Chicago, participated in RIC's prime-of-life program to recover the abilities that drive his life.

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Jordie Krimstein

Because of a stroke, Jordie lost function on the left side of his body, affecting his arm and his ability to paint.

Read Jordie's patient story

John Murphy

John Murphy

John suffered a stroke after completing a marathon.

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Kathrine Brooks

Kathrine Brooks

Kathrine suffered a stroke prior to going for a run.

Read Kathrine's patient story

Stroke Rehabilitation Quality Outcomes

Every stroke is different. At RIC, we deliver individualized patient care that addresses your unique challenges and treatment goals. Our world-class rehabilitation specialists use the most advanced research and therapies to help each patient regain as much ability as possible. When it comes to quality, RIC's approach to stroke recovery delivers.

RIC is the region's #1 stroke rehabilitation provider

RIC treated more than 1,100 stroke inpatients last year — more than any other specialty hospital in the Midwest.

RIC delivers the best stroke recovery outcomes

  • RIC treats the most complex stroke cases in the nation.
  • RIC consistently discharges more patients to home than the national and regional averages.

RIC leads in the development of ground-breaking research and treatments for stroke

  • RIC's Stroke Rehabilitation Program is the only site out of 20 Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers in the country with a dedicated focus on robotic solutions for stroke recovery.
  • RIC's Stroke Rehabilitation Program is the only site in the world to offer state-of-the-art interventions such as Lokomat®, a robot-assisted walking treatment; and Armeo®, a robotic tool to rebuild hand and arm strength and coordination.
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