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Rehab Attitude Makes a Difference

Can your rehab attitude change your life or your progress? One woman with a relentlessly positive attitude is living proof that a brain injury doesn’t have to stop you. And it might just help you get well. We sat down recently with Heidi as she was just about to graduate from Pate’s outpatient program. Heidi …

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Fishing Rehabilition at Ranch Pond

Ever heard of fishing rehabilitation? Pate’s treatment center in North Texas is a real Texas ranch with a big pond that’s perfect for wiling away a few hours in a peaceful setting. Thanks to staffers Brent and Danny, the Pate “fishing spot” is open for business. Brent and Danny got the idea for a little …

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Culturally Competent Rehabilitation Presentation

Pate Director of Research and neuropsychologist Dr. Carlos Marquez de la Plata gave a continuing education talk recently at the Brain Injury Association of Louisiana titled, “What is Culturally Competent Rehabilitation?” The course objectives were to have participants become aware of disparities in rehabilitation outcomes that are NOT related to differences in the frequency of …

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Mini Horse Therapy

  What’s little, cute, likes hay and people with brain injuries? Miniature horses trained for rehabilitation therapy! Mini horse therapy is a fun, very popular treatment that residents at Pate’s Brinlee Creek ranch look forward to each month. These tiny horses (from 29″ to about 38″) may be small, but their hearts are enormous. While …

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Gait Training Course

After a brain injury or stroke, one common side effect is difficulty walking. Gait issues can include balance deficits, decreased strength, visual impairments, and altered proprioception (sensing the position, orientation, and movement of the body and its parts), which makes navigating uneven surfaces very challenging. Pate has many advanced technologies to improve walking skills. One …

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Chili Cookoff Therapy

Yes, chili cookoff therapy is a real thing. Our Brinlee Creek Ranch recently hosted its second annual Chili Cook-off. It’s not only a fun event, it provides patients in rehabilitation great practice in real life skills that are essential to returning home and also work the brain and body. The cook-off engages patients in a …

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Supported Living Activity Program Debuts

We’re excited to announce our new Supported Living activity program at our Brinlee Creek Ranch treatment center and residence. The supported living activity program is focused on enrichment and improving quality of life. It gets long term residents out in the fresh air for functional, therapeutic activities that are fun and engaging. The program is …

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Pate Stroke Education Centers

PATE REHABILITATION OPENS STROKE EDUCATION CENTERS FOR PREVENTION AND WELLNESS   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dallas, TX—Texas based Pate Rehabilitation has enhanced its CARF certified post-acute stroke specialty program by opening new stroke education centers at all its treatment locations. The centers provide Pate’s Hayden Stroke Recovery Program with an even deeper focus on wellness and …

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