Burke Neurological Institute is pleased to share our highlights and impacts achieved during 2019. Together, we renew hope to those living with neurological disabilities by helping people to see, remember, talk, write, and walk again. Enjoy these accomplishments from 2019 as we look forward to a bright 2020!
When you first meet Jamie Petrone, it is impossible not to notice her engaging smile and friendly personality. The 42-year-old has an optimistic outlook on life which is a bit surprising given her diagnosis of transverse myelopathy (TM), a type of spinal cord injury that has caused her to use a wheelchair for much of her life.
Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc., today announced that it will be expanding the first company-sponsored randomized, controlled clinical trial, the WISE study, started at Burke Medical Research Institute to include TIRR Memorial Herman and Barrow Neurological Institute.
We invited medical professionals, therapists and students with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field to Rehabilitation Robotics Conference 2017, a three day event exploring updates, innovation and research surrounding robotics for neurorehabilitation.
Mar Cortes, M.D. , clinical scientist of the Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation and Human Motor Control Laboratory at Burke Medical Research Institute, has been invited to present at the first "Joint Meeting of Spanish Scientists in the United States" held at Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
At the age of 37, Brad Berman, a father of two and an attorney specializing in tax law at GE, experienced a massive hemorrhagic stroke. Brad spent more than a month in a coma, and afterwards, had to relearn how to breathe, walk, and talk.
Dr. Edwards spoke about robotic physical therapy at the HealthTech ’15 conference held in Tarrytown, New York. Westchester Magazine selected Dr. Edwards' presentation as one of The 3 Coolest Things That Happened At HealthTech ’15.
A CBS New York radio segment features Burke’s Restorative Neurology Clinic, which offers free non-invasive brain stimulation coupled with robotic-assisted therapy for veterans who have experienced a neurological incident such as stroke.
CBS News interviews Dr. Edwards for a segment on how robotic rehabilitation is helping stroke patients. The segment focuses on Brad Berman, one of Dr. Edward's patients, who is learning to walk again with the help of the Anklebot.
The Brain Attack: A Stroke Survival Guide video from Al Roker’s 2007 special shows a brief overview of how state-of-the-art robotic therapy performed at the Restorative Neurology Clinic helped post-stroke survivors increase upper body streng