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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! ABC8 WCVE PBS 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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Advanced Technology Helps Sheltering Arms Patients Walk Sooner

May 2, 2017

RICHMOND, VA (May 2, 2017) – Sheltering Arms announced today they are the first hospital in Virginia to obtain the Erigo®Pro robotic device to improve mobilization and verticalization of patients with circulatory, neurological or musculoskeletal conditions. This therapy solution combines gradual verticalization, leg mobilization, and intensive sensorimotor stimulation through cyclic leg loading. It counteracts the […]

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State approves $119 million rehabilitation hospital

March 25, 2017

Originally published by The Commonwealth Times, March 24, 2017 Sheltering Arms Rehabilitation Hospital and VCU Health received approval last Tuesday for the joint construction of the $119 million Sheltering Arms Rehab Institute, a 114-bed rehabilitation hospital in Goochland County. The hospital will treat patients with spinal cord or brain injuries, stroke victims and various neurological […]

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Sheltering Arms Rehab Institute Receives COPN Approval to Build New Hospital

March 15, 2017

RICHMOND, VA (March 15, 2017) — Sheltering Arms Hospital and VCU Health System announced today that the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Marissa Levine, has approved Sheltering Arms Rehab Institute’s application for a certificate of public need to build a new 114-bed rehabilitation hospital through the relocation of inpatient rehabilitation beds from VCU Health System, Sheltering […]

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Chesterfield man raises awareness for ‘Rare Disease Day’

February 28, 2017

Originally published February 28, 2017, 12:51 p.m. WRIC.com Channel 8 News HANOVER, Va. (WRIC) — Rob Drescher sits on the edge of a massage table while a team of Sheltering Arms physical therapists tends to him from practically every angle. Appointments like this one have been a way of life for as long as the […]

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Dry needling may be viable pain management alternative

February 27, 2017

Originally published by The Richmond Times-Dispatch, February 27, 2017, Health Section. Sometimes, human muscles can collect in taut bands that become tender and immobile, radiating pain throughout the body. They’re called trigger points, and sometimes they result from acute trauma or continued strain. As the modern workforce has taken to hunching over computer screens for […]

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Sheltering Arms Rehabilitation Technician Featured in Richmond Times-Dispatch

February 13, 2017

The power of perseverance – Ashley Battle improves quality of life for patients at Sheltering Arms By Alys Matthews, medical careers writer Photos by Darl Bickel Special careers supplement February 12, 2017 Richmond Times-Dispatch Imagine a veteran learning to walk with his new prosthetic limb. Or a child with developmental disabilities slowly beginning to speak […]

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Sheltering Arms Concussion Expert Featured on NBC12 WWBT

February 10, 2017

Cristin Beazley, PT, DPT, concussion program leader at Sheltering Arms, was featured on the Richmond, Virginia NBC affiliate’s noon news on February 10, 2017. In her interview, she answered questions about concussion symptoms and treatments. Beazley explained that a common misconception is concussions occur from contact sports. Any insignificant impact that makes a head and […]

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Q&A on Health: What is the return to learn/play model of care for concussions?

January 27, 2017

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