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Fairfax athlete overcomes severe injury with help from Inova Fair Oaks spine doctors

Personal Best Inova’s neurosurgery and spine experts keep a talented athlete with spinal-cord injury on the move Last year, Leigh Neary achieved an impressive feat: She finished her division’s 2017 International Distance Lake Anna Triathlon. Her joy and pride – as well as the applause she received – were especially powerful considering a trauma she experienced…

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Patients with spinal cord injuries are walking again with help from Inova Mount Vernon’s ReWalk clinic

First Steps Back The Inova Rehabilitation Center (www.inova.org/IRC) is now offering certain patients with spinal cord injuries the opportunity to learn how to walk again using an innovative new technology. The ReWalk exoskeleton clinic, which began in April at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, is the first available in Northern Virginia. “Inova is opening the ReWalk…

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