Media Inquiries

For all media inquiries, please contact Stephanie Sulmer, Public Information Officer, at ssulmer@shelteringarms.com.

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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Chesterfield man raises awareness for ‘Rare Disease Day’

February 28, 2017

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 21-year-old can remember. “I was actually misdiagnosed since I was born,” […]

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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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The right tools can make a world of difference in the kitchen for people with limited mobility

January 24, 2017

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Monday January 9th Emergency information

January 8, 2017

Dear valued patients, families, and providers, Monday, January 9, we will be opening all sites as normally scheduled.

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Dear valued patients, families, and providers, Monday, January 9, we will be opening all sites as normally scheduled.

January 8, 2017

Dear valued patients, families, and providers, Monday, January 9, we will be opening all sites as normally scheduled.

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Sheltering Arms Makes Interim CEO Permanent

December 9, 2016

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Sheltering Arms Names New Chief Executive Officer

December 8, 2016

December 7, 2016 – Sheltering Arms announced today that Mary A. Zweifel will assume the role of president and chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2017. Ms. Zweifel, who joined the organization as chief operating officer in September 2012, has served as interim president and CEO since her predecessor’s retirement in December 2015. “Mary has […]

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New Technology Helps Sheltering Arms Patients Walk

November 26, 2016

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Getting to Know Mary A. Zweifel

November 26, 2016

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Giving Back for Boundless Opportunities

November 22, 2016

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Sheltering Arms Hosts International Stem Cell Expert for One-Time Event

November 17, 2016

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Sheltering Arms Hospital, VCU Health System Partner on Rehab Hospital Project

October 12, 2016

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