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A horse. (credit: Julian Herbert/Getty Images)

Military Family Fighting Government Insurance For Horse Therapy

Sitting backwards on a horse, riding circles inside a barn, Kaitlyn Samuels slapped her knee. Her eyes were wide, her mouth open. She was happy.

02/21/2013

Janis Heidemann holds her son Ian's hand as he lies on a hospital bed following a car accident that would take his life. (Credit: Heidemann family)

Son Dies In Accident, But His Hand Lives On Through Donation

Watching video of a stranger in physical therapy slowly bending one finger at a time, Rob Heidemann gasped.

03/07/2012

A U.S. Sergeant leads a horse out of a therapeutic riding center. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Horses for Heroes Program Looking For Military Vets

CBS 11 News has discovered $250,000 in grant money, and a proven equine therapy program in Tarrant County, begging for veterans to take advantage.

11/11/2011

The Neuro Fitness Foundation in Euless, a nonprofit gym for the disabled.

Nonprofit Gym Offers Specialized Machines For Disabled

Paraplegics and quadriplegics have found a new home gym in Euless. The nonprofit space offers specialized machines for disabled residents to use while exercising.

06/27/2011

Elderly patient does virtual reality physical therapy. (credit: Accelerated Care Plus)

3D Gaming Technology Helping Seniors With Physical Therapy

The Nintendo Wii and similar devices have been credited with getting people off the couch and taking an active role in gaming. Similar technology is now helping North Texas seniors make physical therapy progress.

05/16/2011

A 4-year-old autistic boy undergoing intensive therapy. (credit: Getty Images/David Silverman/Newsmakers)

Plano Gym Development Aims To Help Children With Autism

Tom Hise said he doesn’t know if his son will ever be able to verbalize his thoughts, but 10-year-old Robert is active and energetic about his time spent at a Plano gym development for children with autism.

CBSDFW.COM–05/06/2011

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