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Because of our leadership in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation, Kessler receives widespread media coverage. Members of our medical and clinical teams are frequently called upon to share their expertise and insight.
Our programs and services, as well as patients and staff, are often featured in newspaper, magazine, radio, television and online stories. In addition, our Corporate Communications office regularly alerts the media to news about Kessler's advances in treatment, consumer health issues and corporate business activities.
The following is a sampling of Kessler's recent media coverage.
In The News
July 15, 2014
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation (www.kessler-rehab.com) has been ranked as one of the top two rehabilitation hospitals in the country for 2014-2015, and as the leading facility of its kind in New Jersey and the greater New York metropolitan region by U.S. News & World Report.Full Story
July 15, 2014
Kessler to participate in "Walk to Victory Over Paralysis" for Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation’s NeuroRecovery Network
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation and Kessler Foundation, members of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation’s NeuroRecovery Network (NRN), will participate in the 24-hour, "Walk to Victory Over Paralysis,” from 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 19, through 9 a.m. on Sunday, July 20, 2014. This unique event is being held at Kessler’s West Orange campus, located at 1199 Pleasant Valley Way.Full Story
July 15, 2014
Neil N. Jasey, Jr., MD, Director of Brain Injury Services at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation (http://www.kessler-rehab.com), was recognized by the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders for his outstanding commitment to patient care and contributions to the community. Dr. Jasey was one of ten healthcare professionals to be honored at this year’s ceremony.Full Story
May 2, 2014
Kessler Center for Wound Care will host an official ribbon cutting and open house celebration at its new center for the specialized care of individuals with chronic wounds on Thursday, May 8, from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. The center is located at 470 North Franklin Turnpike, Suite 107 (Ramsey Medical Building), Ramsey, N. J.Full Story
April 28, 2014
Enter to Win a Free Fully-Equipped Van from the NMEDA
In celebration of National Mobility Awareness Month, the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) http://www.nmeda.com is holding a contest and will be giving away three fully equipment motor vehicles. To enter, individuals with disabilities, or their family members, friends or caregivers, must submit a 400-word or less essay about why he or she (the person with a disability) is a "local hero" - someone who perhaps volunteer in the community, helps to educate others, advocates on behalf of persons with disabilities, or through perseverance and determination has accomplished good things. For more information on the contest or to submit an entry before the May 9, 2014 deadline, please visit http://www.nmeda.com
Please note that contest is not sponsored by nor affiliated in any way with Kessler Institute. We provide this information simply as a public service to our patients and their families.
March 14, 2014
There are many ways to protect our brains from injury, such as always wearing seat belt when in a car or a helmet when playing certain sports. It's equally important to protect the health of our brains by staying physically and mentally active, especially as we age.Full Story
December 19, 2013
Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation paid tribute to its patients and staff for their exceptional achievements at the hospital's annual Triumph of the Human Spirit celebration.Full Story
December 3, 2013
The holiday season is a joyous time of year, but it can also be stressful, exhausting and dangerous to your health. All the cooking, cleaning, shopping, decorating and entertaining can impact an individual's physical and emotional well-being and lead to injury or illness.Full Story
December 2, 2013
Kessler Center for Wound Care, located at 470 North Franklin Turnpike in Ramsey, offers leading-edge treatment to help heal wounds, including diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections, radiation injuries to soft tissue and bone, and skin grafts and flaps, and improve the quality of life for its patients.Full Story
August 22, 2013
As the fall sport season kicks off, parents, coaches and trainers are focusing their attention on the safety of their players, but statistics show that injuries on the sidelines -- among cheerleaders -- rank almost as high as those that take place on the field.Full Story
July 16, 2013
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has again been ranked as one of the top two rehabilitation hospitals in the country and as the leading facility of its kind in New Jersey and the greater New York metropolitan region by U.S.News & World Report.Full Story
July 10, 2013
As temperatures heat up and more people are heading out to enjoy summer activities, accidents and injuries are also on the rise.Full Story