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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

Flora M. Hammond, M.D. is featured as one of the TBI Model Systems Researchers in the Fall Edition of the Brain Injury Association of America ‘The Challenge’ Publication. Click on… Read More

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

Wheelchair Fencing August 10th, 2012

In wheelchair fencing there are three different categories of play, which all relate to the type of weapon being used.  The weapons that can be used during wheelchair fencing are foil, saber and epee.  The difference in the weapons is shown in the type of weapon it is, how long and heavy it may be and just how able one can be to strike their opponent.

Wheelchair fencing is played out in a much confined space compared to able bodied fencing.  The entire course of play is competed at arm’s lengths distance.  Much like any wheelchair sport, the wheelchair is a vitally important piece of equipment.  The wheelchair must be easily adjustable and checked, along with your other equipment, at each tournament.  A wide range of abilities and ages can participate in wheelchair fencing, as there are classification groups that will specify your abilities and who you can play against.