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Sharon Woodbury

Sharon Woodbury came to us having survived an L CVA stroke. She worked diligently with our therapists to get back to her normal life, but one thing was still missing. Her beloved horse, Booman. Read about how our staff helped reunite them during her stay.

Balloon procedure helping those with back pain walk again

Dr. Michael Connelly of New England Neurological Associates was interviewed by WCVB-Channel 5. He spoke about a procedure he performs by the name of kyphoplasty, a minimally invasive surgery used to treat a spinal compression fracture. Dr. Connelly works in conjunction with Northeast Rehab when his patients require physical therapy following their procedure.

Check out the televised interview

Northeast Rehab Presenting Sponsor for the 33rd Brain Injury Association of NH Annual Golf Classic

We are proud to support this important event this year. If you are interested in golfing or sponsoring this event, click on the title above.

Inpatient Rehab Recommended Over Nursing Homes for Stroke Rehab

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has issued its first guidelines on adult stroke rehabilitation calling for intensive, multidisciplinary treatment. Whenever possible, initial rehabilitation should take place in an inpatient rehabilitation facility rather than a nursing home.

Doctor from Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Sheds Light on brain Injuries

Dr. Deniz Ozel, our Chief Medical Officer, was interviewed by the Nashua Telegraph. The reporter published a series of articles about physician prospective on brain injuries. Dr. Ozel speaks to one thing that all brain injury patients have in common – the therapy that awaits.

Read the article published in the Nashua Telegraph.


Our Portsmouth Hospital Wins an Award!

The New Hampshire AIA honored JSA Inc. for its design of the Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital at Pease International Tradeport with the People's Choice Award for Excellence in Architecture.

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Northeast Rehab features the artwork of a very talented young artist.

We are pleased to highlight the amazing artwork of a very special 8 year old girl, Sana. You can find a few of her paintings displayed in our Pediatric Clinic in Salem, NH.

Learn more about Sana and her work.


New Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital goes beyond state of the art

Almost a year since ground was broken, construction work on the $13 million Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital project is expected to be completed sometime around mid-May.  Located at Pease International Tradeport, the 33-bed facility could begin taking patients by the end of June, said James Murphy, chief financial officer of Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital. The hospital will primarily serve patients from four Seacoast hospitals — Wentworth-Douglass in Dover, Exeter, Frisbie Memorial in Rochester and Portsmouth Regional — who need a wide range of inpatient rehabilitation services before returning home. The 46,000-square-foot facility will employ about 100 full-time staff when it opens.

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Northeast Rehab Celebrates National Wear Red Day

February has become associated not only with red Valentine’s Day hearts but also the Little Red Dress that represents the Go Red Campaign, a very big effort spearheaded by the American Heart Association to build awareness of heart disease with women.

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Teen Battles back after serious crash

His body is weak and he can't speak, but Chris DePietro has been given a second chance. After lying in a coma for weeks at a Boston hospital, the 16-year-old Timberlane Regional High School student was released last week and is slowly recuperating from injuries suffered in a car accident Sept. 10.

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Pease: Turning the corner on the recession?

The recent Boston-Portsmouth Air Show put the spotlight on Pease International Tradeport and its role in the region's economy as a major business park and aviation center. If Dave Mullen were to give a speech or presentation on the economic state of affairs and future prospects at Pease International Tradeport, he would be, in a word, "bullish".

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Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital takes shape

North Branch Construction of Concord began erecting steel last month for the new Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital at the Pease Tradeport in Portsmouth. The 46,000-square foot, two-story facility is the third in-patient hospital for the Northeast Rehabilitation Health Network with similar facilities in Salem and Nashua.

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Will, determination keys to KC's road to recovery

In December of 2008, Patti Burlingame got word that her son, Kurt "KC" Christensen was involved in a serious automobile accident. As he lay unconscious in a hospital bed in critical condition with dangerous swelling in his brain, Patti was given all kinds of news that constitutes any parent's worst nightmare.

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Excerpt from Andover Townsman:  Northeast Rehab Therapist Swims in Cancer Relay

Andover resident Michele Fox will swim in a relay team 22 miles through Boston Harbor on July 16 in the Swim Across America Boston Harbor Islands Swim to support pediatric cancer survivorship programs at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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Salem hospital has grown tremendously in a quarter-century

When Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital first opened in 1984, Elizabeth Cary hired many of the first employees. The hospital has grown and Cary has moved on, but she recently returned — as a patient.

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Prosthetic limbs sent from Salem to other nations

Prosthetic limbs aren't the first thing that comes to mind when people wonder what can be recycled— but Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital is hoping to put old limbs to new use.

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Northeast Rehab Establishes AMBUCS Chapter 
After learning to walk and run, the next skill young children love to conquer is riding a bicycle.  Many, however, are  unable to
experience the joy of riding their first tricycle because of disabilities.

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Recycling Limbs 
Throughout the month of July, Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital and American Prosthetics and Orthotics will be collecting used prosthetic limbs that are no longer needed.

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Public Notice Posting

ImPACT Sports Concussion Testing Clinic

Be Proactive - Start a Support Group

Program helps drivers stay 'fit'

Military Orientation for Brain Injury Professionals: The Total Immersive Experience 

Salem Doctor, Sandown solider help veterans 

Check out May's article in the Salem Community Patriot

Northeast Rehab Sponsors CarFit Event 

Bringing Susan home: Family rallies around 46-year-old Lawrence mother following stroke 

Rehab hospital breaks  ground at Pease 

Pease Rehab building hospital at Pease 

New rehab hospital construction to being at Pease 

Dogs as therapy assistants 

How Do We Know When It's Time to Give Up the Keys? 

Voices of Parkinson's 

Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Network  Salutes Our Certified  Athletic Trainers 

Northeast Rehab employees join 'Wear Red Day'


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