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Courage Kenny helps woman reclaim her life after suffering spinal cord injury in Lake Minnetonka

[KMSP Fox 9, Oct. 14, 2018] A dive off a boat into Lake Minnetonka changed everything for Amanda Poppy of Victoria when she suffered a serious spinal injury. Now unable to walk, Amanda’s tremendous spirit and mental toughness inspires her family and her rehab doctors at Allina Health’s Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute. It was July […]

Allina Health’s Courage Kenny helps man recover from a bizarre paralysis

[Pioneer Press, Oct. 14, 2018] Almost two years ago Paul Auger’s foot went numb. Within days, Auger was totally paralyzed. He couldn’t breathe on his own. He couldn’t swallow. He couldn’t even close his eyes. He was rushed to a hospital. The diagnosis: Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks […]