Healing and Happiness

Posted on June 8, 2017

Patient Tackles Outpatient Therapy with Expert Care and Upbeat Attitude A lot can happen in four months. Just ask Shelby Smith and Lisa McBride. Smith is an amputee patient at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center undergoing occupational therapy, and McBride is her clinical specialist at PNRC. In January of this year Smith was rushed to a […]

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Forbes names Covenant Health one of ‘America’s Best Employers’

Posted on May 25, 2017

Covenant Health has again been named one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes magazine and is  the highest-ranking Tennessee organization to receive the designation this year. Only seven Tennessee firms made the list of 500 top large companies. Covenant Health was ranked 38th on the list this year, the health system’s second year to be […]

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Driven to Succeed

Posted on May 17, 2017

Therapy at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center Helps Stroke Patient on the Road to Recovery

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Leap of Faith

Posted on April 13, 2017

  Rob Crawford stepped off a ledge in a leap of faith – but instead he crashed 55 feet into rocky shoreline below, missing his anticipated water landing by a foot. The landing broke his back, ribs, and pelvis, and left his lower body tingling and unable to move. “I understand that it could have […]

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New Steps on a Continuing Journey

Posted on February 7, 2017

Although it’s been more than two years since Melanie Kyte, now 32, was stricken with the neurological disorder Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS), she has not stopped working toward her goal of full recovery.  GBS is a rare autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks the myelin coating around nerves, causing weakness, pain and sometimes paralysis. […]

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Drawing on the Past, Picturing the Future

Posted on February 7, 2017

It takes hard work and persistence to succeed in the competitive industry of graphic design. That’s good news for Koby Hyde. It’s good news, because you’d be hard pressed to find a young man who knows more about hard work and persistence than he does. This rising artist had to start life over with a blank […]

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It Works.

Posted on February 7, 2017

John McDermid is looking forward to the summer days ahead. He has big plans for his new recumbent trike. “Plans are to ride every weekend on the trails around the area, if possible,” says McDermid, 57, who lives in Jefferson County, and works in Hamblen County. The recumbent trike is a multi-terrain vehicle McDermid can […]

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PNRC Spreads Brain Injury Awareness with Community Service Project

Posted on May 9, 2016

One brain injury occurs  every 15 seconds and it is the leading cause of death in the United States for individuals under the age of 34.  In the Knoxville Metropolitan area there are about 1,000 moderate to severe brain injuries admitted to hospitals.  The Knoxville Area Brain Injury Support Group with Patricia Neal Rehab Center […]

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