Hutchinson native finding new strength

[Hutchinson Leader, August 26, 2017] Eighteen years after he was paralyzed in a car crash north of Hutchinson at age 17, Colby Smith was recently reminded how to feels to be on his feet — with assistance.

“I cannot ever remember feeling so wobbly and uncoordinated while I was walking (before),” he said.  “I guess it felt like more of a bouncy walk.”

The experience was made available for the Hutchinson native as part of an intensive workout program at the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Golden Valley, a part of Allina Health. Read more at

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