Why Choose Shepherd Center?

Learn why Shepherd Center is ranked among the nation's top rehabilitation hospitals for spinal cord and brain injury.

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Shepherd Center is ranked among the nation's top 10 rehabilitation hospitals by US News & World Report.

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Shepherd Center specializes in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury and brain injury.

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    Understanding Brain Injury

    This video outlines the basics of traumatic brain injury.

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    Understanding How the Spinal Cord Works

    This video explains anatomy of the spinal cord and how it functions.

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    Shepherd Center: A Message of Hope

    This video features an overview of Shepherd Center.

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    SHARE Military Initiative

    CBS Evening News features Shepherd Center's program for wounded vets.

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    Etiquette when Encountering a Wheelchair User

    Shepherd Center explains the best way to assist, if needed, when you encounter a wheelchair user at a door or elevator entrance.


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    Shepherd Center - Video Tour

    Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury and brain injury. Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation.

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    Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin

    Service members from Shepherd Center's SHARE Military Initiative program suit up with Jeff Corwin at the Georgia Aquarium to swim with whale sharks, manta rays and more. This video features a clip from Ocean Mysteries the Ocean Voyager exhibit, built by The Home Depot, which contains thousands of amazing fish.

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    Beigette Gill's Story

    Shepherd Center Step patient Beigette Gill shares her story of hope and rehabilitation from a spinal cord injury. As the owner and operator of Camp Fernwood Cove, a girls' camp in Maine, Beigette's looks forward to returning to the camp she loves in the summer of 2012. Credit: Lighthouse Film Company

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    Stories of Hope - Jake Nicolopolous

    A massive stroke at the young age of 19 sent Jake to Shepherd Center for rehabilitation.

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    Peachtree Road Race

    The world's top wheelchair athletes come together each July 4 to compete in Shepherd Center's Wheelchair Division of the Peachtree Road Race.

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