Hutchinson native finding new strength


[Hutchinson Leader, August 26, 2017] Eighteen years after he was paralyzed in a car crash north of Hutchinson at age 17, Colby Smith was recently reminded how to feels to be on his feet—with assistance.

“I cannot ever remember feeling so wobbly and uncoordinated while I was walking (before),” he said.  “I guess it felt like more of a bouncy walk.”

The experience was made available for the Hutchinson native as part of an intensive workout program at the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Golden Valley, a part of Allina Health. Read more at

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