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Feb 13, 2015

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Feb 17, 2015

Amelia Nyberg met Chris Hull as he crashed into her wheelchair during her first quad rugby practice. Almost 8 months later, they are celebrating their engagement.

Last May, Amelia, a 30-year-o…

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Feb 10, 2015

Brooks Rehabilitation is beginning construction on a 10,000 square foot flagship site that will expand the physical, occupational and speech therapy services Brooks currently offers in the area…

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Feb 11, 2015

We have a challenge for you!

Brooks wants you to start stretching, and join us for our Fifth Annual Brooks Challenge Mile on Saturday, March 14 at 10 a.m. The event, which is part of the festi…

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Feb 04, 2015

By Dr. Nata Salvatori
Do you know someone who has trained really hard for a race, only to hurt themselves right before the event? What about someone who went from watching TV all week to runni…

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Feb 03, 2015


The program was recently awarded a $14,570 grant from the National Alliance for Accessible Golf to help purchase a new Paramobile golf cart. Th…

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Jan 28, 2015

J.B. Seiner had done these same tricks on his motorcycle dozens of times before.  This time was different.  This time he came down onto a sewer grade which flipped him and the bike in the air.  …

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Jan 27, 2015

Each year, about 795,000 people suffer a stroke.

At Brooks we know that prevention is as big a part of the equation as recovery. That is why we strongly support the efforts of the American H…

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Jan 19, 2015

The Newcomers Club of Amelia Island has made a donation of $1,182 to help with the purchase of new equipment for the Brooks Wellness programs at the McArthur YMCA in Fernandina Beach.

The Ne…

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Jan 19, 2015

Brooks is proud to announce the graduation of eight employees from the Physical Therapist Assistant Practice Development Program, the latest development program by the

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Jan 14, 2015

In April 2013 a patient named Garrett Putnam began his rehabilitation journey at Brooks in Jacksonville. He returned to his home town last month after spending a year and a half in our care.  No…

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Dec 29, 2014

On January 31st, Brooks will be hosting a fun event devoted to children and families with special needs. The vision of Celebrate Children is to increase awareness of resources for pediatric re…

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Jan 06, 2015

Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation will host the 8th Annual Southern Slam Quad Rugby Tournament on January 9-11,2015 at the Jacksonville Ice and Sportsplex.

The Southern Slam has become …

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Dec 29, 2014

Please join us on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Everbank Field for a night of Vegas style gaming, music, dancing and prizes - all for a GREAT cause!

All proceeds from this event will benefit …

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Nov 17, 2014

Brooks has come a long way since we first opened our doors in 1970. By offering a wide variety of unique services, we continue to grow our system of care to meet the needs of the patients we ser…

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Nov 11, 2014

Garrett Putnam’s life drastically changed on the morning of February 19, 2013. He was hit by a drunk driver, which broke his C5-6 vertebrae and sent his car flipping through the air.

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Oct 01, 2014

At the age of 42, Donnie Dewitt was a healthy, active runner and cyclist.  While out cycling by himself, a witness saw him stop on the side of the road and look like he was about to faint…

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Dec 13, 2014

The Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation program has been teaming up with Haven Horse Ranch for eight years to offer participants a unique therapeutic experience.

Haven Horse Ranch is a nonp…

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Dec 09, 2014

Chris McTarnigan has made amazing progress after a stroke in 2013 left him with slurred speech, limited mobility and the inability to swallow.  After treatment in Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital…

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Dec 08, 2014

Nancy Stewart is often referred to as “Saint Nancy” due to the patience and kindness she exhibits to others. Nancy has been a volunteer at Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital since 2007, and has been…

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Dec 22, 2014

Robyn Stawski is not letting her disability get in the way of her love of sports. She spent several months working with therapists in our Neuro Recovery Center and our Motion Analysis Center.  N…

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