Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

Sitting can increase women’s cancer risks

[KARE-TV, July 25, 2015] When it comes to health, sitting is the new smoking. But it holds greater dangers for woman than men. Dr.

Sitting too much can increase cancer risk

[KMSP-TV, July 27, 2015] When it comes to health, most of us have heard that sitting is the new smoking. Now, a recent study says women who sit too much have a greater risk of developing cancer than men. Dr. Nancy Hutchison, medical director of cancer rehabilitation, survivorship and lymphedema for

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Minnesota man recounts lengthy journey to recovery from cerebral hemorrhage

[Duluth News Tribune, June 30, 2015] On a November morning in 2011, Kraig Lee was hit with the worst headache of his life. The 58-year-old Wannaksa farmer took several over-the-counter pain pills. They didn’t help. He called his wife, Bonnie, who was at work at the family’s hardware store in Wannaska. By the time she […]

Inside Your Health Special: Stroke – When Seconds Count

[KSTP-TV, June 29, 2015] Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States suffers a stroke. Someone will die of a stroke every four minutes, making it one of the top five leading causes of death in the country. In this special edition of “Inside Your Health,” Dr. Archelle Georgiou takes a closer look at the […]

Courage Kenny Northland offers adaptive cycling

[KQDS-TV, June 22, 2015] The feel of the wind through your hair and the helpful hand of a volunteer are just some things you may experience at Courage Kenny Northland – all the while being surrounded by people who believe in your abilities. Bicycling on the Lakewalk is just one of Courage Kenny Northland’s summer […]

Yoga therapy helps man with traumatic brain injury

[KARE-TV, June 16, 2015] A lot of people use yoga to stay in shape, but there is another use for it many people may not know much about. It’s helping 60-year-old Steve Stoner of Hugo. Two years ago, he had a bad fall down a flight of stairs at home. Steve was in the hospital […]

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Paralympic contender Nitz still pushing

[Star Tribune, June 18, 2015] It’s rare for Paul Nitz to do anything slowly. During a track career that has spanned five Paralympics, the Edina native has earned a reputation as one of the world’s speediest men on wheels, winning multiple gold medals and setting a world record in the 100 meters. Nitz’s spinal cord […]

Special Report: Zach Knuckey Is Coming Back

[WDAY-TV, May 18, 2015] In kindergarten Zach Knuckey remembers telling his teacher, that when he grew up – he was going to be a fishing guide. At age 24 his dream was starting to come true. But a tragic injury has Zach fighting for all he holds dear. Now Zach is determined to take back […]

Hundreds of kids gather for Arrowhead Youth Games

[KDIO-TV, May 14, 2015] More than 300 kids from all across the Arrowhead region came together for a day of games on Thursday. Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute has been putting on the Arrowhead Youth Games for about 30 years. Kids from 26 elementary and middle schools from the Twin Ports all the way to the […]

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Annual games plant seed for activity

[Duluth News Tribune, May 14, 2015] His smile beaming from having just scaled 15 feet of a climbing wall for the first time in his life, Proctor sixth-grader Dawson McLean was asked if he was as fearless as he looked. Areas in and around the UMD field house featured 16 stations with a wide variety […]