Rehab Institute of Chicago
Allison Kessler works at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. As a third year physiatry resident, or rehab doctor, she is uniquely qualified for this job.
It can take months or years for stroke patients to recover and only a small fraction regain normal use of their hands and arms, but a breakthrough here in Chicago could change all that.
As more veterans return from combat without an arm or leg, there’s a push to boost research and care in the field of prosthetics.