Community Health Needs Assessment

July 8, 2019

As a non-profit hospital, every three years Sheltering Arms is required by the Internal Revenue Service to conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). By taking a minute or two to complete the survey using the link below, you will be helping us identify the needs of individuals with physical disabilities who live in our […]

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Sheltering Arms Institute Names Chief Medical Officer

June 4, 2019

RICHMOND, Va. (June 4, 2019) — Sheltering Arms Institute, a collaboration with VCU Health, announced today the appointment of Richard Kunz, MD as chief medical officer. Kunz currently serves as an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the VCU School of Medicine. He is also the medical transitional team […]

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Cross-Country Ride for Paralysis Wheelchair Journey to Stop in RVA

May 21, 2019

RICHMOND, Va. (May 10, 2019) – Nearing the end of his 3,000 mile wheelchair journey, Janne Kouri, President and Founder of NextStep, will stop in Richmond before concluding his cross-country Ride for Paralysis in Washington D.C.  Sunday, May 12, 20193 p.m. – Interview opportunities with Kouri and Lombardo2000 Wilkes Ridge Drive, Henrico, Virginia 23233 Kouri […]

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Sheltering Arms Partners with Feedtrail to Enhance Patient Experience

April 11, 2019

As the premier physical rehabilitation provider in the state of Virginia, Sheltering Arms, has proven its commitment to prioritizing a personalized patient experience to accompany rapid expansion. In a departure from traditional post-experience pen and paper surveys, Feedtrail enables Sheltering Arms to engage with patients in real time via smart phone or tablet to learn […]

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Patient Paralyzed by West Nile Virus Finds Her Power to Overcome

April 2, 2019

In October of 2017, Shelli Whitehurst got a mosquito bite, but this wasn’t any mosquito bite that itches and then fades; Shelli contracted West Nile Virus. “Only one percent of all cases get it as bad as I got it, the neuroinvasive type. Most people get it and don’t even realize they have it, some […]

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Sheltering Arms Institute Names CEO

January 9, 2019

RICHMOND, Va. (January 9, 2019) — Sheltering Arms Hospital and VCU Health System announced today the appointment of Alan J. Lombardo, FACHE, as chief executive officer of Sheltering Arms Institute – a Joint Venture with VCU Health, effective February 1, 2019. “Alan has an extensive and successful history of executive-level healthcare leadership. He has steered […]

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Topping Out Ceremony Marks Major Milestone for Sheltering Arms Institute

December 4, 2018

On Wednesday, November 28, Sheltering Arms Hospital and VCU Health System held a topping out ceremony for the new 114-bed rehabilitation facility, Sheltering Arms Institute – a Joint Venture with VCU Health. Patients, staff, and supporters of both organizations as well as construction crew members gathered to celebrate this major milestone toward the project’s completion. […]

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Welcome, Dr. Clanton!

November 1, 2018

We are thrilled to welcome Samuel Clanton, MD, PhD to the Sheltering Arms physician team full time! Dr. Clanton is a familiar face at Sheltering Arms as he began working with us on a part-time basis in the summer of 2017 while completing a one-year Polytrauma/Brain Injury Fellowship at the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs […]

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Sheltering Arms Rehab Institute Media Coverage

May 18, 2018

Click on the links below to see some of the media coverage on our Groundbreaking Event for the Joint Venture between Sheltering Arms and VCU Health! Press Release ABC8 Richmond BizSense Richmond.com Virginia Business Be sure to check back as more links will be provided as the coverage continues to come in!

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Sheltering Arms Hospital and VCU Health System Break Ground on New Rehab Institute

May 15, 2018

RICHMOND, Va. (May 15, 2018) — Sheltering Arms Hospital and VCU Health System broke ground Tuesday to begin construction on their new 114-bed rehabilitation facility that will be located on 25 acres in the West Creek Medical Park off Broad Street Road, just east of the state Route 288 interchange in Goochland County. Officials and […]

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Sheltering Arms Hospital and VCU Health System Announce Groundbreaking

May 11, 2018

RICHMOND, Va. (May 10, 2018) — Officials from Sheltering Arms Hospital and VCU Health System will celebrate the start of construction on a new state-of-the art rehabilitation institute during a groundbreaking event on Tuesday, May 15. Media are invited to attend the groundbreaking for the new “Sheltering Arms Rehab Institute – a joint venture with […]

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Power Punch Program in the VHHA REVIEW Magazine

March 23, 2018

Check out our two page spread in Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association’s REVIEW Magazine, highlighting our new Power Punch Program! The program uses boxing to help people with Parkinson’s Disease manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life.

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Sheltering Arms Purchases Land for New Facility

December 4, 2017

CBRE|Richmond is pleased to announce the sale of 25.1 acres on Wilkes Ridge Parkway in Goochland County, Va to Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Centers for $7,906,500. The sellers were North Gayton Company LLP, PWC Properties, LLC, and Riverstone Properties. Trib Sutton and Malcolm Randolph represented Sheltering Arms in the transaction. The site, located within The […]

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Celebration of The Power to Overcome

November 17, 2017

Wednesday evening, we had the privilege of honoring the thousands of Virginians, including all of the Sheltering Arms patients, who have found The Power to Overcome illness and injury, as well as the family members, loved ones and healthcare professionals who have helped them along the way. Katie Dupree, a certified broadcast meteorologist for WRIC-TV Channel 8, […]

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World Cerebral Palsy Day 2017

October 6, 2017

Today is World Cerebral Palsy Day, a social movement created to ensure that everyone with cerebral palsy has the same rights, access and opportunities as anyone else. Children with developmental disabilities are living longer due to improved technology and healthcare delivery. In response to that, the population of adults with cerebral palsy has increased. Adults with cerebral […]

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Join Richmond’s Heart & Stroke Walk

September 26, 2017

In 1999, the American Heart Association set a bold 10-year goal: reduce coronary heart disease, stroke, and risk by 25 percent by 2010. They achieved the reduction in deaths ahead of schedule and made substantial progress against three of the six risk factors. Their 2020 Impact Goal focuses on helping people build stronger health and […]

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FREE Wellness Classes for Active Aging Week

September 5, 2017

In celebration of Active Aging Week September 25 – 30, 2017, Sheltering Arms is offering a series of FREE wellness classes and educational sessions. This week-long observance celebrates adults ages 50 and older and promotes the benefits of leading an active lifestyle regardless of age or physical limitation. What better time to try something new […]

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Head & Neck Cancer – A Community of Support and Education

August 18, 2017

Head and neck cancer is the collective term for cancers that start in the tissues and organs of the head and neck, such as the throat, lips , tongue, mouth, salivary glands, larynx (voicebox) and nasal cavity. Treatment typically consists of surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy, all of which can result in other health issues. Speech-language […]

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James River H.S. grad defies odds, surprises family and classmates by walking across stage

June 8, 2017

Originally published on ABC8 WRIC. For full story with images click here. RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A young woman who’s been unable to walk for years surprised her class Wednesday night by taking a confident stride into the future. Pomp and circumstance rang through the Siegel Center on Wednesday — it was time for James […]

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Sheltering Arms Running Injury Expert Featured on NBC12 WWBT

May 18, 2017

Jonathan “Jonny” Ebersole, PT, DPT, OCS, Cert. DN, was featured on the Richmond, Virginia NBC affiliate’s “Now at Noon” on May 18, 2017. In his interview, he answered questions about common running injuries and how to avoid them. Click here to view the full interview.

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