Update on severely injured snowboarder Kevin Pearce

Posted By: The Ski Channel on March 3, 2010 1:55 pm

DENVER, CO (March 3, 2010)- Kevin Pearce, Snowboarder and Norwich, VT native continues to improve and impress his Craig Hospital therapy team and his family.

Alan H. Weintraub, MD, Kevin’s rehabilitation physician at Craig Hospital, http://www.craighospital.org, and the Medical Director of Craig’s Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Program and the TBI Rocky Mt. Regional System of Care said, “We could not be more delighted and inspired by Kevin’s progress.

Kevin’s treatment team has completed our comprehensive neuro-rehabilitation evaluation, and Kevin is actively engaged in a TBI treatment program, specially tailored to his needs. Kevin is in many therapeutic activities, including occupational therapy, speech/language, physical therapy, counseling, and aquatics therapy. Due to his consistent hard work, his walking, short-term memory, and stamina are all improving.  Kevin’s progress is very encouraging.”

Kevin’s parents are also very pleased with Kevin’s progress and the treatment he is receiving at Craig. Kevin’s mother Pia states, “We are very grateful to have the opportunity to be at Craig Hospital. Kevin’s rehab is our family’s highest priority right now.  We are confident that he is in excellent hands here at Craig.  We appreciate being able to be so involved and are thrilled to experience Kevin’s remarkable progress.”

Kevin’s Facebook Fan page, Well Wishes to our Frend Kevin Pearce, is still the preferred site for people posting their get-well wishes and sharing their stories. All cards and letters for Kevin can now be sent to him at Craig Hospital:

Kevin Pearce
Craig Hospital
3425 S Clarkson St
Englewood, CO.  80113