Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
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Sister Kenny Foundation
As the population continues to mature, as sports injuries climb, and clinical research presents us with a potential never before imagined, extraordinary opportunities in the area of physical rehabilitation are within our reach.
More than 70,000 patients receive care at Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute each year. The Institute's programs — now at eight metro hospitals and more than 20 outpatient clinics located throughout the metro area — have been lauded since Sister Elizabeth Kenny began treating people with polio at the Institute in 1942.
Renewed Lives: Innovations in Healing
This 27-minute video shows how new technologies and therapies are helping patients rebuild their lives after physical and medical challenges. It was produced by Twin Cities Public Television and Sister Kenny Foundation.
With your help, Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute will continue to be in the forefront of new and innovative programs geared at making our lives work.
The Sister Kenny Foundation allows for the exploration of ways that people can reach their highest level of independence. And we help restore and enhance the quality of life for all those affected. We do make lives work. And through your generous support, you ensure that we can.
With the help of concerned individuals, the Sister Kenny Foundation allows Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute the ability to carry its tradition of "historic pioneer," creative leader and innovator in rehabilitation medicine into the future.
Mission and purpose
Created in 1999, the Foundation raises, stewards and distributes philanthropic funds to support the quality and innovative rehabilitation services and research of Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute.