“I honestly forget I had surgery” – Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery Relieves Patient’s Pain

By Drew Munhausen After receiving steroid injections to relieve pain in her left shoulder, Maryann Tumlinson knew that this wasn’t the solution she could rely on. Tumlinson had been experiencing pain in her shoulder since April 2018. “Lifting and holding my little great grandchildren was becoming extremely difficult,” Tumlinson said. “I began to have trouble [Continue Reading]

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In Sickness and In Health: Therapists at TIRR Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Lift Spirits with a Surprise Anniversary Fiesta

By Alexandra Becker On July 26, 2020, David Fields’ eyes were focused on the hill ahead of him, his feet fixed to the pedals of his bike. He was less than a mile away from his home in Grand Cane, La., training hard for his third deployment to Iraq just a few short months away. [Continue Reading]

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Relearning To Speak in a Pandemic

By: Jade Waddy Daran Landry was determined to work hard during his therapy sessions at TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation – Greater Heights  and then in an instant the world came to a stop due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 and Landry thought he might have to postpone his treatments. “Initially pausing therapy sessions [Continue Reading]

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Determined to sail again after a spinal cord injury

By: Jade Waddy For months, Tom White was in Houston dreaming of getting back out on the water and going sailing in his hometown of Corpus Christi. It’s one of things he loves most in life. But first, he had to work hard to recover from an incomplete spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed [Continue Reading]

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The Lingering Effects of COVID-19 & Rehabilitation: What should COVID patients look out for post recovery?

By Jade Waddy As more information and research becomes available about COVID-19, many COVID-19 survivors are simultaneously beginning their journey towards recovery. If you, a family member or friend is entering COVID-19 recovery mode, it’s important to be aware of the lingering effects of the virus, as it can look different for everyone. Dr. Gerard [Continue Reading]

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On the Frontlines of COVID: “They’re asking for my help, and I’m willing to give it”

By Daniel Wingard, PT, DPT It’s my job to help patients recover from neurological illness or injury. COVID-19 makes that much more complicated. The No. 1 priority of most of my patients is to improve their balance, strength and endurance. They’re asking for my help, and I’m willing to give it, even during a pandemic. [Continue Reading]

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