Frazier Rehab’s Annual Larosa Loop Event to Raise Funds for High-tech Bike for Kids
What: Frazier Rehab Institute, part of KentuckyOne Health, hosts the Larosa Loop, an annual non- competitive run, walk, roll or cycle event at Waterfront Park.
Funds from this year's event will help purchase a high-tech bike that allows pediatric patients to cycle with assistance from electrical stimulation to leg muscles. In addition, the event will help to acquire assistive technology devices designed to help children with disabling injuries and illnesses to communicate and function independently.
When: Saturday, May 19, 2012
8 a.m. - Start
10 a.m. - Family activities, including music, food and games
Where: Louisville’s Waterfront Park
• Interviews with Dr. Darryl Kaelin, Medical Director, Frazier Rehab Institute and chief of the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UofL Department of Neurosurgery
• Interviews with Larosa Loop participants
About Frazier Rehab Institute
Frazier Rehab Institute, a part of KentuckyOne Health, is a comprehensive rehabilitation system with more than 20 locations throughout Kentucky and southern Indiana, providing therapy in acute care settings for inpatient and outpatient rehab needs. Comprehensive rehab programs, highly skilled therapists, state-of-the-art-facilities and innovative therapeutic techniques have earned Frazier Rehab Institute national recognition. Patients span the age range from infancy to geriatrics with a wide variety of diagnoses, which include neurologic (spinal cord injury, brain injury and stroke), amputations, multiple trauma, orthopaedic, arthritis, cardiopulmonary, congenital, developmental, degenerative, and general medical cases.