Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

Courage Kenny has long history of helping those with disabilities

[CCX News, June 30, 2019] One local organization has been a trailblazer in providing services and opportunities for people with disabilities. The Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute has been serving the metro area since the early 1940s. “It gives you renewed hope I would say,” says Paula Davidovich, a Courage Kenny Patient. “There are always making […]

Sled hockey in the summer

[KSTP-TV, June 28, 2019] It might be warm outside but it was cool inside the University of Minnesota’s Mariucci Arena where Allina Health’s Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute’s adaptive sports program is co-sponsoring an event to introduce young athletes with disabilities to sled hockey. Sled hockey is an adaptation of ice hockey designed for players who […]

Through therapy, transgender women find their voice

[MPR News, June 24, 2019] As transgender people have become increasingly more visible in public life, an option for them has become available for them, therapy to change their voice so they can sound more like themselves. Voice therapy from Allina Health’s Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute is helping that happen.

Allina Health’s Courage Kenny hosts Art of Possibilities art show

[CCX News, April 27, 2019] The “Art of Possibilities” show and sale is open at the Courage Kenny Center Rehabilitation Institute in Golden Valley. This is the 55th year of the show and there are 167 artists represented. Works range from oil and acrylic paintings to drawings and mixed media. Artists submit work from across […]

Allina Health’s Courage Kenny Art of Possibilities art show kicks off

[KMSP Fox 9, April 24, 2019] The Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute’s 55th annual “Art of Possibilities” show kicked off this week. All the pieces come from artists with disabilities, who are excited for the chance to showcase their talents. “I think it’s an incredible place to be, just looking at some of the incredible talent […]

Allina Health’s Courage Kenny expands wheelchair tennis thanks to grant

[WCCO-TV, April 21, 2019] Allina Health’s Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute has offered wheelchair tennis since 2015, but it just received grant money from the U.S. Tennis Association, which will allow them to grow the program.

Allina Health part of coalition backing Blue Line Extension

[CCX News, April 4, 2019] Allina Health is part of a coalition supporting the Blue Line Extension of the area light rail system. When completed it would provide needed additional access near the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute’s Golden Valley campus. Coalition members were in Washington, D.C. last week to lobby for the project. Allina Health […]

Courage Kenny put focus on adaptive sports

[KFAI Radio, Feb. 28, 2019] Whether it’s recreational activities or competitive sports at the highest level, Allina Health’s Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute has always provided outlets for athletes with disabilities. Courage Kenny Sports and Recreation Program Coordinator Beka Bickel talked with the hosts of KFAI Radio’s Disability and Progress program about all the adaptive sports […]

Courage Kenny helps paralyzed UofM student play video games again

[KMSP Fox 9, Feb. 27, 2019] A University of Minnesota student with a bright future is adapting to his new life after he was nearly killed biking home from class. It’s a journey made easier and more enjoyable by advanced technology provided to him by the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation institute. Last July, Cook was nearly […]

Skiers hit the slopes for Allina’s Courage Kenny

[KARE 11, Jan. 29, 2019] Skiers of all ages and abilities will be hit the slopes each year for the Allina Health’s Annual Courage Kenny Cup to benefit the Courage Kenny Adaptive Alpine Ski and Snowboard Program. Lisa Gacek is a Volunteer Head Coach for the Adaptive Alpine Ski & Snowboard Team. She talked with […]