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Black mother looking fondly at her baby, Meet Sydnee from East Lake Clinic, trauma, healing, pregnancy, staff

Meet Sydnee from East Lake Clinic

The Trauma Healing Program at East Lake Clinic creates a healing environment for pregnant and post-pregnant families.

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traumatic brain injury provider team, the best in brain injury rehabilitation, brain injury, excellence, concussion, accreditation, TBI

The best in brain injury rehabilitation

Congratulations to the TBI Outpatient Program for successfully completing their three-year renewal of accreditation from CARF.

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Kim Smith TBI patient, traumatic brain injury, gunshot wound, recovery, speech language pathology, rehabilitation

Kim’s trauma and her contagious smile

A home invasion resulted in a gunshot wound to Kim’s head. She recalls her first memory of her long journey to her current state of recovery.

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reagan lennes with caregiver, Ten years after a traumatic elevator accident, teen returns to the PICU to say thanks, Reagan Lennes, head crushed in an elevator, traumatic facial injuries, LifeLinkIII, helistop, PICU, pediatric trauma, Level I Trauma Center, dr lance svoboda, LaChell Gatlin, michelle erickson

Ten years after a traumatic elevator accident, a teen returns to the PICU to say thanks  

Ten years after Reagan Lennes’ traumatic accident, the 15-year-old walked back into Hennepin Healthcare to thank her caregivers.  

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Kris Kuehl TBI Patient, brain injury, therapy, cognitive difficulty, metaphors, coping skills, kris kuehl, orthopedic physical therapist

Metaphor and life with a brain injury

It was a beautiful August morning in 2021 when Kris Kuehl was preparing to start her day working as an orthopedic physical therapist.

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Brenden Bryce TBI OP With His Therapists, tbi, wrestling accident causes a brain injury, traumatic brain injury, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, physical therapy, grateful patient

Wrestling accident causes a brain injury that went from devastating to miraculous within one year

Brenden was at practice hit the back right of his head on the entry door to the wrestling room. He brushed it off.

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