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Resource Facilitation-Best Practices Manual for Return to Work/School

Resource Facilitation: Indiana Best Practices Manual for Return-to- Work or Return-to-School     Click on the read more button to get a link to download the full manual.  Once you… Read More

Multicenter Evaluation of Memory Remediation after TBI with Donepezil (MEMRI-TBI-D Study)

Multicenter Evaluation of Memory Remediation after TBI with Donepezil (MEMRI-TBI-D Study) March 10, 2015 Flora Hammond, MD (PI); Funded by National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).  This study… Read More

Lifestyle Management in Spinal Cord Injury

New RHI Research Study, seeking participants: Lifestyle Management in Spinal Cord Injury: This pilot study is modeled on a successful lifestyle change program conducted at the University of Pittsburgh.  Based… Read More

Brain Injury Association of America ~ The Challenge

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Flora M. Hammond, M.D. Joins Medical Issues Panel of BIAA /Mount Sinai TBI Rehabilitation Guidelines Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2014   CONTACT: Stephanie S. Hale, BAA, Marketing Public Relations and Marketing Off.: 317-329-2093 Cell: 317-626-2910 stephanie.hale@rhin.com         Flora M. Hammond, M.D.… Read More

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Racing December 15th, 2011

Wheelchair racing is one of the oldest most distinguished wheelchair sports. Wheelchair racing can be anything from your typical track events, 5K/10K road races, mini marathons, marathons and triathlons. Marathon Racing is a competitive sport facilitated by RHI that is excellent for enhancing physical fitness, increasing social networks, and decreasing feelings of isolation.

Racing chairs are designed to be lightweight with precise dimensions for the most absolute aerodynamic design. Positioning of the body in the chair heavily depends on the level of injury and type of disability. Kneeling positions are optimal but generally only suited for those who have greater core strength and flexibility. However, leaving your feet forward resting them on a strap can work for almost anyone on the track.