Monthly Archives: January 2012

If you missed the first showing…it is OK! Encore Presentations of NEW Sheltering Arms Documentary are Airing soon!


If you missed the first showing…it is OK!
Encore Presentations of NEW Sheltering Arms Documentary are Airing soon!

This new documentary features real patients seen in our recent commercials. Inspirational moments are expressed through stories of incredible people finding the Power to Overcome at Sheltering Arms. Spread the word!!!
Showtimes
Saturday, January 28th at 2pm on Channel 8
Sunday, January 29th at 6am on Channel 12
Saturday February 4th at 1pm on Channel 12

See the trailer!

Trailer for The Power to Overcome: Real People. Real Stories.

New SA Documentary on Jan 22nd at 2pm on WRIC Ch8

Tune in on Sunday, January 22nd at 2pm on WRIC Channel 8 for a new documentary about Sheltering Arms! See the in-depth inspirational stories behind the patients featured in our recent commercials!  Share with your friends!

“Alyson” A New Inspirational Commercial From Sheltering Arms

Watch this inspirational new commercial featuring real Sheltering Arms Patient “Alyson” walking after a spinal cord illness that paralyzed her.

“George” A New Inspirational Commercial From Sheltering Arms

Watch this inspirational new commercial featuring real Sheltering Arms Patient “George” recovering after his stroke.

“Harris” A New Inspirational Commercial From Sheltering Arms

 

Watch this inspirational new commercial featuring real Sheltering Arms Patient Harris rowing crew and strengthening his body and living life on his terms even through he has Cerebral Palsy.

A NEW Inspirational Montage Commercial From Sheltering Arms

Watch this inspirational new commercial featuring real Sheltering Arms Patients overcoming incredible injuries.

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Brain’s Ability To Self-Repair Boosted By Natural Protein

Researchers from the Medical Research Council (MRC) in the UK have found a protein made by blood vessels in the brain that could be a good candidate for regenerative therapies that stimulate the brain to repair itself after injury or disease. They write about their findings in the 9 January online issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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Providing comfort to soldiers with brain injuries

Three NATO troops were killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan Wednesday. That kind of attack has caused nearly 40 percent of fatalities in Afghanistan and Iraq. It often causes the what’s considered the “signature wound” of these wars: brain injuries. CBS News correspondent Clarissa Ward in Afghanistan says the military is taking a new approach.

Getting treated by Capt. Amy Gray can entail playing with dogs, watching movies, even getting massages.

An occupational therapist, Gray heads the concussion care center at Forward Operating Base Fenty where a simple technique is making the world of difference in treating soldiers with mild traumatic brain injury, known as brain sprain. Continue reading

Surprises Drive Learning In Same Neural Circuits

Primates learn from feedback that surprises them, and in a recent investigation of how that happens, neurosurgeons have learned something new. The insight they gleaned from examining the response of specific brain tissues during a learning task may inform future rehabilitative therapies after stroke or traumatic brain injury.
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