Kirk Says Progress Continues As He Discusses Stroke Rehab With StudentsU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk made a symbolic return to his former Congressional District on the North Shore on Friday, four months after returning to work in Congress.
Senator Kirk: 'Stroke Was A Gift From God'A day before he returns to Congress, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said the stroke he suffered last January "was a gift from God," because of the people he's met during his rehabilitation, and "the inner faith that I developed.”
Sen. Mark Kirk To Return To Capitol Hill A Year After StrokeNearly a year after a stroke left him barely able to move the left side of his body, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is expected to climb the 45 steps to the Senate's front door this week -- a walk that's significant not just for Illinois' junior senator, but also for medical researchers and hundreds of thousands of stroke patients.
Senator Kirk Releases New Video About Rehab From StrokeU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's office has released a new video showing parts of his continuing recovery from a major stroke in January.
Sen. Kirk Releases Latest Photo During Stroke RecoveryThe freshman senator, who had a stroke in January, says he's walking a lot and even climbing stairs.
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Surgeons Reattach Part Of Sen. Kirk's Skull Doctors on Tuesday reattached a portion of Sen. Mark Kirk's skull, which had been removed to help relieve pressure on his brain after he suffered a stroke.
Kirk Upgraded To Good ConditionMore than two weeks after suffering a stroke and undergoing brain surgery, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) has been upgraded to good condition and doctors said he will soon begin rehabilitation.
Kirk 'Doing Better Than Expected' After StrokeU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's neurosurgeon said Tuesday that Kirk is doing better than expected after his weekend stroke.