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March 4, 2006
Power Over Pain will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. today at Park Road Bible Church, 750 Park Road, Hagerstown. Power Over Pain is for people who have had their lives changed due to pain. The meeting will feature Wendy Radonovich-Crum, an occupational therapist at Total Rehab Care, and Steve Ryan of Ryan Physical Therapy. They will discuss the roles occupational and physical therapists can play in treating and managing chronic pain. For information, call Linda Norris at 301-739-3002 or e-mail CaringVoicesMPI@aol.
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November 17, 2008
Peter-Hildenbrand Hanna Lynne Hildenbrand and Claus Oliver Simon Peter were married on Saturday, May 24, 2008, at Williamsport United Methodist Church. The bride is the daughter of Linda and James Hildenbrand of Williamsport. The bridegroom is the son of Christa and Klaus Peter of Munich, Germany. The bride is a graduate of Williamsport High School, University of Evansville in Indiana and Rush University in Illinois. She is an occupational therapist and associate investigator at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. The bridegroom is a graduate of a technical university in Munich.
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April 17, 2006
Team presents at state conference Employees of Washington County Hospital's Total Rehab Care recently attended and presented at the Brain Injury Association of Maryland Inc. annual conference in Linthicum Heights, Md. The conference provided information about brain injury treatment, services, research and advocacy with the goal of improving collaboration and networking between individuals with brain injury, families and professionals....
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By MARLO BARNHART | July 25, 2008
HAGERSTOWN -- With a few skeins of donated yarn, a couple of crude wooden patterns and a lot of determination, Virginia Dennison creates soft, cuddly animals for children - many she will never see. Virginia is 80 years old, legally blind and wheelchair-bound. For the past three years, the resident of the Western Maryland Hospital Center on Pennsylvania Avenue has been participating in an ambitious occupational therapy activity. The brainchild of occupational therapist Cheryl Deal, making the yarn animals is a way for residents with physical limitations to do something that not only improves their dexterity, but makes it fun at the same time.
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By MARLO BARNHART | July 26, 2008
HAGERSTOWN - With a few skeins of donated yarn, a couple of crude wooden patterns and a lot of determination, Virginia Dennison creates soft, cuddly animals for children - many she will never see. Virginia is 80 years old, legally blind and wheelchair-bound. For the past three years, the resident of the Western Maryland Hospital Center on Pennsylvania Avenue has been participating in an ambitious occupational therapy activity. The brainchild of occupational therapist Cheryl Deal, making the yarn animals is a way for residents with physical limitations to do something that not only improves their dexterity, but makes it fun at the same time.
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By ARNOLD S. PLATOU | December 16, 2008
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- On a recent day, teacher Sally Irwin's classroom was full of Washington County Technical High School students who are taking her biomedical science classes, along with sophomores from Williamsport and North Hagerstown high schools on a second visit because they are considering attending the school. After lunch, in came several seniors who this year are taking advanced placement biology and who last year took Irwin's introductory biomed course. Chodian Nelson, a Williamsport sophomore, wants to become a pediatrician.
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By CHRIS CARTER | April 20, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. - Should it fall into the wrong hands, the dynamometer could replace traditional strength competitions. For now, the device will be put to much more sensible use in the medical realm - it was one of the screenings offered Saturday at the fifth annual Summit Health Fair. "The dynamometer basically shows how much hand strength you have," said Angelique High, an occupational therapist based in Shippensburg, Pa. "If there's a problem, we can do all kinds of different things to help.
NEWS
June 4, 2005
Long-Malayeri Amy Long and Derek Malayeri announce their engagement. Ms. Long is the daughter of Roy and Sharen Long of Sacramento, Calif. She is a 1999 graduate of Pinole Valley High School in Pinole, Calif., and received a bachelor of arts degree in church leadership. She is employed as an administrative assistant for an engineering company. Mr. Malayeri is the son of Eric and Annette Cooper of Smithsburg and Michael Malayeri of San Jose, Calif. He is a 1997 graduate of Smithsburg High School, and received a bachelor of science degree in occupational therapy from San Jose State University in 2003.
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by TAMELA BAKER | December 11, 2003
tammyb@herald-mail.com Most of us take simple chores like making lunch and driving to the grocery store for granted. But an accident that results in a head injury can change everything in an instant. When the brain is injured, even the most mundane tasks can be a challenge. That's where the staff of Total Rehab Care can help. Located at Robinwood Medical Center, Total Rehab boasts seven certified brain-injury specialists who help patients relearn basic skills in a day program that runs five days a week.
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By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | July 15, 2012
Ice cream has been known to soothe a broken heart, but who knew it could ease the pain of a broken leg? For Hannah Wagner, 7, of Waynesboro, Pa., the all-you-can-eat ice cream at Saturday's Scoop-a-Palooza temporarily took her mind off a recent trampoline accident. “It's fun and you can eat all the ice cream you want, and you only have to pay $4 to get in,” Hannah said. Wagner's mother, Amanda, said the event was the right medicine to brighten her daughter's spirits.
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July 3, 2010
Summit Health CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Amy Stouffer, occupational therapist with Summit Health, recently was certified in hand therapy by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission Inc. Stouffer is an occupational therapist for Summit Health at its location on Walnut Bottom Road in Shippensburg, Pa. She has been with the organization for 17 years. Certified hand therapists are required to have at least five years of experience treating patients, more than 4,000 hours in direct practice of hand therapy and must pass a comprehensive test of advanced clinical knowledge.
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By ARNOLD S. PLATOU | December 16, 2008
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- On a recent day, teacher Sally Irwin's classroom was full of Washington County Technical High School students who are taking her biomedical science classes, along with sophomores from Williamsport and North Hagerstown high schools on a second visit because they are considering attending the school. After lunch, in came several seniors who this year are taking advanced placement biology and who last year took Irwin's introductory biomed course. Chodian Nelson, a Williamsport sophomore, wants to become a pediatrician.
NEWS
November 17, 2008
Peter-Hildenbrand Hanna Lynne Hildenbrand and Claus Oliver Simon Peter were married on Saturday, May 24, 2008, at Williamsport United Methodist Church. The bride is the daughter of Linda and James Hildenbrand of Williamsport. The bridegroom is the son of Christa and Klaus Peter of Munich, Germany. The bride is a graduate of Williamsport High School, University of Evansville in Indiana and Rush University in Illinois. She is an occupational therapist and associate investigator at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. The bridegroom is a graduate of a technical university in Munich.
NEWS
By MARLO BARNHART | July 26, 2008
HAGERSTOWN - With a few skeins of donated yarn, a couple of crude wooden patterns and a lot of determination, Virginia Dennison creates soft, cuddly animals for children - many she will never see. Virginia is 80 years old, legally blind and wheelchair-bound. For the past three years, the resident of the Western Maryland Hospital Center on Pennsylvania Avenue has been participating in an ambitious occupational therapy activity. The brainchild of occupational therapist Cheryl Deal, making the yarn animals is a way for residents with physical limitations to do something that not only improves their dexterity, but makes it fun at the same time.
NEWS
By MARLO BARNHART | July 25, 2008
HAGERSTOWN -- With a few skeins of donated yarn, a couple of crude wooden patterns and a lot of determination, Virginia Dennison creates soft, cuddly animals for children - many she will never see. Virginia is 80 years old, legally blind and wheelchair-bound. For the past three years, the resident of the Western Maryland Hospital Center on Pennsylvania Avenue has been participating in an ambitious occupational therapy activity. The brainchild of occupational therapist Cheryl Deal, making the yarn animals is a way for residents with physical limitations to do something that not only improves their dexterity, but makes it fun at the same time.
NEWS
By CHRIS CARTER | April 20, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. - Should it fall into the wrong hands, the dynamometer could replace traditional strength competitions. For now, the device will be put to much more sensible use in the medical realm - it was one of the screenings offered Saturday at the fifth annual Summit Health Fair. "The dynamometer basically shows how much hand strength you have," said Angelique High, an occupational therapist based in Shippensburg, Pa. "If there's a problem, we can do all kinds of different things to help.
NEWS
July 28, 2007
Hill-Vancour Sean Francis Vancour and Lisa Elaine Hill announce their engagement. Ms. Hill is the daughter of LeNeta Hill of Orange Park, Fla., and Allen Hill of Utah. Mr. Vancour is the son of Francis and Cathy Vancour of Hagerstown. Ms. Hill is a 2005 graduate of The University of North Florida with a degree in business administration/finance. She is employed as a marketing supervisor for Advantus Corp. of Jacksonville, Fla. Mr. Vancour is a 2001 graduate of Williamsport High School and a 2006 graduate of Hagerstown Community College.
NEWS
October 7, 2006
The bride is the daughter of Scott and Jackie Frey of Hagerstown. The bridegroom is the son of Bill and Ginger Bigelow of Boonsboro. The bride is a 2001 graduate of Boonsboro High School, received a bachelor's degree in occupational science from Ithaca College in 2005 and a master's degree in occupational therapy in August 2006.
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