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Current Studies & Research
The interFACE Lab

The interFACE Lab The Interactive and Functional Assessment of Communication and Emotion (InterFACE) Center is a natural observation laboratory designed to research emotional and behavioral deficits in people with neurological,… Read More


TrackTBI Investigator: Richard Rodgers, MD TRACK-TBI:  The multicenter Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in Traumatic Brain Injury (TRACK-TBI) study aims to improve success of clinical trial design through the collection and analysis of… Read More

Training to Reconnect with emotional awareness therapy

Training to Reconnect with emotional awareness therapy (TREAT) Investigators: Dawn Neumann, Flora Hammond The purpose of this study is to teach participants with traumatic brain injury to develop better emotional… Read More

Avanir Study

Avanir Study Sheryl Katta-Charles MD, Principal Investigator A Phase 2, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to assess the efficacy, safety and tolerability or AVP-786 (deudextromethorphan hydrobromide [d6-DM]/quinidine sulfate [Q]) for… Read More

Monitoring Safety and Training in Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries

Long-Term, Prospective, Non-Interventional Study Monitoring Safety and Training in Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries and Their Trained Companions Recently Initiated with the ReWalk™ Personal Device. Flora Hammond, MD (PI), funded… Read More

ROCKCLIMBING December 19th, 2011

Anyone wanting an activity that is high in excitement and physical intensity needs to consider rock climbing. RHI sports program provides it’s members with an indoor rock climbing experience at beginning levels with the use of adaptive equipment. A Swami-belt with adapted leg hoops is ideal for individuals with limited lower limb use which has custom ascenders and chest harnesses that attach for a stable hold onto the rope. Chest harnesses are a must for adaptive rope climbing. There is equipment which can assist with ascending techniques such as adaptive pull-up bars with a custom runner attached.

Rock climbing is a great activity to increase physical fitness, self-esteem and confidence. For additional information about rock climbing please visit: