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Lincoln man back to work in aviation one year after serious spinal cord injury
In the News
February 04, 2021

The last few years have been a roller coaster ride for James Rosenkranz. After breaking his leg in a 2018 car crash, James’ hope for a brief recovery has turned into years of rehabilitation. While healing from trauma, he developed a blood clot that traveled to his lungs causing a pulmonary embolism, and wound up in the hospital again. James slipped into a two-week coma, losing function of both legs. Doctors weren’t optimistic, giving James only an 11% chance of recovering. But that didn’t stop the retired Navy veteran from setting the bar high working with his care team at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals-Lincoln Campus.

Research Institute fosters innovation in the next generation
In the News
February 02, 2021

Madonna’s Institute for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering solves patients’ and clinicians’ rehabilitation challenges by developing technological solutions. To solve one of these problems, Institute researchers expanded the ability of the Madonna ICARE by SportsArt to capture information that will guide use of the technology for individuals focusing on recovering arm function. The ICARE is a patented, intelligently controlled motor-assisted elliptical developed through a grant provided by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research.

Madonna’s Research Institute guides new PM&R residents
In the News
September 18, 2020

Madonna's partnership with the University of Nebraska Medical Center was strengthened in 2018 with the launch of our physical medicine and rehabilitation residency program. This year two residents have partnered with our research institute to find out how Madonna is remaining a leading-edge innovator in rehab technology. 

Madonna’s Lincoln Campus breaks ground on 3-story patient wing expansion
In the News, Foundation News, Catastrophic Care
August 28, 2020

After 60 years of providing rehabilitation care from the heart of Lincoln, today began a new chapter in our history, breaking ground on our largest expansion project to date. Joined by business, government and spiritual leaders from our community, Madonna President and CEO, Dr. Paul Dongilli Jr., Ph.D. was excited to share future plans to welcome patients from across the country, further solidifying Madonna's place as a national leader in rehabilitation.