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Patient Care Assistant Makes Snow Angel for Hospitalized Patient

January 17, 2019

Patient Care Assistant Makes Snow Angel for Hospitalized Patient

By In the Loop intheloop

It had been more than 30 years since one Mayo patient had seen snow, and she wondered aloud what it would be like to see a snow angel. Patient care assistant Kirby Rosenberg was happy to oblige.

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Tags: Kirby Rosenberg, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Paula Wagner, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Saint Marys Campus


Meet Luna: The Newest (Four-Legged) Member of the Mayo Team in La Crosse

December 18, 2018

Meet Luna: The Newest (Four-Legged) Member of the Mayo Team in La Crosse

By In the Loop intheloop

One of the newest members of the Rehab Services team at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Luna the facility dog, is already a big hit with her patients.

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Tags: Canine Companions for Independence, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Breast Cancer Survivor Continues to (Up) Lift Her Way Through Life

September 27, 2018

Breast Cancer Survivor Continues to (Up) Lift Her Way Through Life

By In the Loop intheloop

Marianne Huebner was relatively new to weightlifting when a biopsy revealed she had breast cancer. But with the help of her care team, she was competing internationally just five months after treatment.

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Dr. Andrea Cheville, Dr. James Jakub, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


January 17, 2017

Dream of Walking Down the Aisle Now Reality for Paralyzed Athlete

By In the Loop intheloop

In 2008, Mallory Weggemann became paralyzed from the waist down following an epidural injection gone wrong. The then 18-year-old competitive swimmer fought her way back into the water, went on to win two medals at the 2012 Paralympic Games, and competed in seven individual events during last year’s Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Still, Mallory […]

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Tags: Lisa Beck, Mayo Clinic Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program, Megan Gill, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


June 26, 2014

Office posturing

By In the Loop intheloop

We don’t want to call it a slump, but it’s been a while since we’ve done a story on posture, ergonomics, standing desks or other office wellness topics. So when a story about how bad sitting posture can lead to bad standing posture popped up in The Wall Street Journal, well, we sat up straight […]

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Tags: Dr. Andrea Cheville, Ergonomics, Kyphosis, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, PM&R, posture


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