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Dr. Becker talks on the role of FES in Multiple Sclerosis

Johns Hopkins Neurologist and Director of the International Neurorehabilitation Institute Dr. Daniel Becker was invited to give the key note speech at “Discovery weekend” on November 17, 2013 in Ocean City, MD.  The event was organized by the Maryland Chapter

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Dr. Becker announces upcoming MS-SCUBA Diving Trip

Ever since the publication of the groundbreaking observations that occurred when Dr. Becker took a group of paralyzed Veterans SCUBA diving, people have been asking when there will be another study and if they could be a part of it.

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Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) Explained

Under the guidance of Dr. Daniel Becker the physical and occupational therapists here at the International Neurorehabilitation Institute (INI) use the principles of Activity-Based Restoratiive Therapy (ABRT) to promote neurological recovery by stimulating the nervous system above and below the

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WBALTV Interview with Dr. Daniel Becker

On Sunday morning, November 10, 2013, Dr. Daniel Becker was interviewed by Jennifer on WBALTV about the unique rehabilitation approaches at the International Neurorehabilitation Institute including the effects of SCUBA diving on paralyzed Veterans as it relates to the recent

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Occupational Therapy (OT) 101

Occupational therapy (OT) is one of the many services offered at INI. Since OT isn’t often as widely understood as physical therapy (PT) how do you know if you should receive OT services? If you experience any of the following,

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Dr. Becker teaches at the 2013 Rare Neuro-Immunologic Disorders Symposium

The Rare Neuro-immunologic Disorders Symposium was held on Oct 25-26, 2013 at University of Texas at Southwestern campus in Dallas, TX.  This symposium focused on current strategies and research projects addressing opportunities for recovery of function after central nervous system

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Discussion about standing devices for home use

During one of Dr. Becker’s lectures on Multiple Sclerosis a question came up regarding standing recommendations.  A patient asked if “people with Multiple Sclerosis should be using standing frames at home?”  Research shows that there are many benefits to supported

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Dr. Becker teaches about Transverse Myelitis and Chiari Malformations at the 75th AAPM&R Annual Assembly

Johns Hopkins Neurologist and Director of the International Neurorehabilitation Institute Dr. Daniel Becker, gave a teaching presentation on transverse myelitis at the 75th Assembly of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation together with his Johns Hopkins colleagues Dr.

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Documentary Premiere “Sea of Change”

On Sunday, September 29 the Director of the International Neurorehabilitation Institute, Dr. Daniel Becker, attended the Premiere of the PBS documentary “Sea of Change” in the famous KiMo Theater in Albuquerque, NM together with the multi Emmy Award winning producer

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MS Lecture Series

Dr. Becker will lead complimentary lectures for MS patients and their families will be held at our offices Monday October 7, 14 and 28 at 7pm.  Please call 410-828-4629 if you would like to register to attend.  You may also

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