Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

Mark Braun (Star Tribune photo)

Mounds View’s Mark Braun: From abandoned baby to athlete, advocate

[Star Tribune, July 16, 2017] Claire Braun introduced her son to adaptive sports at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, and he took off — basketball, softball, track, even Nordic skiing. “It’s been really fun to see Mark grow as an athlete and to see him take on more of a mentorship role,” said Megan Welty, a […]

Courage Kenny adaptive water-ski program starts up

[CCX Media, July 11, 2017] An adaptive water-ski program is getting a trial run in Plymouth this month. The sports and recreation department at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute is bringing its popular adaptive water-ski clinics to west metro athletes with two water-ski clinics. “We’re here to test out the waters of Medicine Lake, and see […]

FOUND: Stolen Courage Kenny ski trailer located

[KARE11-TV, June 28, 2017] An attentive Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office deputy, who happened to read the original KARE 11.com article, located a stolen Courage Kenny ski equipment trailer Wednesday afternoon. Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute tells KARE 11 the trailer was found in Little Canada, about three miles north Lake Owasso in Roseville. That’s where the […]

Arthur Andersen Minneapolis Alumni Fitness & Wellness Center

Former Arthur Andersen employees leave bright legacy

[Star Tribune, June 20, 2017] About 160 former Minneapolis employees of Arthur Andersen, who still gather for social and charitable events, quietly raised about $1.5 million of the $4.75 million capital campaign to build the new fitness and wellness center for folks with disabilities at the Golden Valley campus of the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, […]

Five-year-old makes recovery at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute after brain surgery

[KMSP-TV, June 14, 2017] After surgery that successfully repaired a rare brain problem, Camden Nechrebecki was unable to walk or use his hands. But after eight weeks of therapy at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, he’s ready for a summer of fun and kindergarten in the fall.

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute opens one of nation’s largest adaptive fitness and wellness centers

[CCX, June 14, 2017] For years, Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Golden Valley has been a popular exercise spot for people with disabilities. Now, they have a new and bigger facility for land and water therapies.

Allina Health opening $5M gym for people with disabilities

Allina Health opening $5M gym for people with disabilities

[Twin Cities Business Magazine, June 7, 2017] The Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, owned by Allina Health, will open one of the largest adaptive fitness and wellness centers in the nation next week. Minneapolis-based Allina said the $4.75 million needed to build the 6,300-square-foot exercise facility was funded entirely through donations. – See more at tcbmag.com.

Sun Post photo by  Gina Purcell

Lacrosse gains traction at Courage Kenny in Golden Valley

[Sun Post, May 18, 2017] At Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Golden Valley, disabilities do not stop its clients from being active and having fun. This year, the organization introduced wheelchair lacrosse, the newest of its sports programs. “It’s passion and joy (to coach this sport),” said Barry Weintraub. Read the story at post.mnsun.com.

Conditioning exercises can take strokes off your golf game

[WCCO-TV, April 21, 2017] Looking for ways to improve your golf game. How about some exercise. Bradley Zasada, a physical therapist with Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, talked with WCCO-TV about how exercise can improve your golf game and help prevent injury.

Courage Kenny begins Minnesota’s first wheelchair lacrosse league

[KSTP-TV, April 20, 2017] Wheelchair lacrosse is now available in Minnesota. Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, part of Allina Health, had it’s first practice yesterday, and KSTP-TV was there.