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Gaylord Specialty Healthcare Brings Physical Therapy, Orthopedic Rehabilitation Expertise to Madison

Wednesday, Mar 02, 2022

MADISON, CONNECTICUT, MARCH 1, 2022 - Gaylord Physical Therapy is pleased to announce the opening of its newest location at 28 Durham Road, Route 79, Madison. 

The new 3,200 square foot physical therapy clinic accepts self-referrals and offers early morning and evening appointments for the convenience of patients from Madison and surrounding towns. Appointments can be made by calling (203) 284-2929. 


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Study Evaluates Novel Body-Weight Supported Postural Perturbation Module for Gait, Balance Rehabilitation after Stroke

Wednesday, Mar 02, 2022

WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT, March 1, 2022 — A new report from Gaylord Specialty Healthcare’s Milne Institute for Healthcare Innovation was published today in the journal JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies evaluating the effect of a new balance perturbation module on balance impairments following an acute stroke. The study, A Novel Body Weight–Supported Postural Perturbation Module for Gait and Balance Rehabilitation After Stroke: Preliminary Evaluation Study, demonstrates that balance perturbations in a recently developed    
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Adaptive Athlete Sponsorships Available for Connecticut’s Gaylord Gauntlet

Wednesday, Mar 02, 2022


Gaylord Sports Association, Connecticut’s largest adaptive sports program, is offering two sponsorships to out-of-state adaptive athletes aged 16 and older to participate in the June 25th Gaylord Gauntlet.

The Gaylord Gauntlet is an intense 5K obstacle run held on the 400-acre bucolic campus of Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, a nonprofit rehabilitation-focused healthcare system headquartered in Wallingford, Connecticut. 


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3rd Q. 2022 Joseph A. Lindenmayer Employee of the Year Award Nominees

Tuesday, Mar 01, 2022

The 2022 3rd Quarter Nominees for the Joseph A. Lindenmayer Employee of the Year Award

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Understanding COVID-19

Tuesday, Mar 01, 2022

Understanding COVID-19 By: Dr. Jerrold Kaplan, Medical Director, Outpatient & Workers’ Compensation Services, Gaylord Specialty Healthcare Over the last two years, studying COVID-19 has become a top priority for doctors and scientists across the country and around the world. A lot has changed since the first time someone uttered the words “COVID-19” and/or “pandemic”. And we’ve learned a great deal. Among other things, we’ve learned that: COVID-19, like all viruses, changes and likes to surprise us at every turn.   COVID-19 is most commonly spread through respiratory droplets and/or from close personal contact with an infected person.  Many times the infected person doesn’t even realize that they are carrying and spreading COVID-19.   And, most...
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Heart of a Champion: Middlebury Woman With Cerebral Palsy on Mission to Inspire

Friday, Feb 25, 2022

By Heidi Voight, Feb. 24, 2022

Meg Moore has been defying the odds since the day she was born.

“My mom had a normal, healthy full-term pregnancy, and then my umbilical cord prolapsed during the delivery,” the 25-year-old from Middlebury explained. “I lost five minutes of oxygen, and I wasn't expected to live. They say I made a miraculous recovery.”

The loss of oxygen caused her cerebral palsy, which is why she relies on a wheelchair, walker and an assistive communication device. But it couldn’t touch her fighting spirit.


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New Hampshire man rehabilitating in Connecticut hospital after severe COVID-19 case

Thursday, Feb 24, 2022

WMUR Channel 9
By Jason King, Feb. 23, 2022

MARLBOROUGH, N.H. — A New Hampshire man is learning to walk again as he rehabs from a severe case of COVID-19.

Chris Stephenson, 56, was able to climb stairs on Monday for the first time since November. The pilot from Marlborough is learning to do a lot of things again, after recovering from a severe case of COVID-19

“We’re realizing that time really does fly and time is precious,” Stephenson said.

He ultimately did get the first shot, but came down with COVID-19 shortly after, and then was also diagnosed with leukemia.

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Wednesday’s Warrior: 93-year-old Gaylord volunteer reflects on service

Wednesday, Feb 16, 2022

By Alyssa Taglia and Ellie Stamp

WALLINGFORD, Conn (WTNH) – A 93-year-old Cheshire man has spent the last decade helping others recover at the Gaylord Medical Facility in Wallingford.

Over the last ten years, 93-year-old Phillip King has been following his passion for helping others by volunteering at the Gaylord Rehabilitation Facility. The nonagenarian said his service began when he responded to an ad in the Sunday paper, and from there the rest is history.

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Report Demonstrates Therapy Strategies for the Rehabilitation of COVID-19-Related Guillain-Barré Syndrome in the Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Setting

Thursday, Feb 10, 2022

WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT, February 10, 2022 —  A new report from Gaylord Specialty Healthcare’s Milne Institute for Healthcare Innovation, “Occupational and Physical Therapy Strategies for the Rehabilitation of COVID-19-Related Guillain-Barré Syndrome in the Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Setting: A Case Report,” describing the therapy interventions used in the long-term acute care hospital (LTACH) setting to rehabilitate COVID-19-associated Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) was published today in the journal JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies.   Article link
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Patients with Severe COVID-19 Benefit from Post-Acute Recovery at Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals

Thursday, Feb 10, 2022

WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT, February 10, 2022 — Patients with severe COVID-19 and related complications can benefit from receiving post-acute care at long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs), a new report suggests.   The findings of “Patient Outcomes and Lessons Learned from Treating Patients with Severe COVID-19 at a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: A Single-Center Retrospective Analysis,” a study conducted by medical and therapy staff at Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, an LTACH in Wallingford, Connecticut, and researchers at the Milne Institute for Healthcare Innovation, were published today by the journal JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies.  
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