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Stroke rehabilitation

  • A stroke can happen at any age. The physical, mental and emotional impact of a stroke can range from mild to severe. The goal of rehabilitation is to regain as much independence as possible. Following a stroke, your care team will recommend the rehabilitation services that best meet your needs. 

  • Care at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

    Care is provided by a team of compassionate rehabilitation specialists. The team is led by physicians who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatrists). We work together toward your goal of improved personal function and independence.

    The care team

    If admission to a rehabilitation unit is recommended

    Going home with continued therapy and services

    Guides to finding services and resources

  • Clinical outcomes

    Patients in Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute's Stroke Rehabilitation Program show positive outcomes.

    • Last year, 82 percent of patients were able to go back to their homes or communities, which is better than the national average.

    See stroke rehabilitation program statistics.


    Nationally recognized stroke specialty program

    The Courage Kenny stroke specialty program at Abbott Northwestern and United hospitals is the only one in the Twin Cities area accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

    CARF is an independent national organization that certifies facilities which meet the highest patient care standards. This means we follow rigorous guidelines for best practice quality and conform to nationally and internationally recognized service standards.


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