Hensley Legal Group partnered with NeuroHope in 2017 to support them in their efforts to provide long-term access to cutting-edge rehabilitation in Indiana.
The Story of NeuroHope
In 2010, Chris Leeuw’s life changed when he suffered a C4 spinal cord injury. Paralyzed from the neck down, Chris stayed in the hospital for 8 weeks of rehabilitation before being discharged on a stretcher. Little twitches in his fingers and toes gave him hope that his condition could improve further, but outside of the hospital, his options for recovery were limited. He decided to travel to Neuroworx in Utah to continue therapy for 17 months. In May of 2012, Chris was able to drive himself back to Indianapolis. He was able to walk and live an independent life again.
Chris knew how prolonged rehabilitation drastically improved his condition. He was lucky to be able to go to Utah for so long for therapy, but he knew others weren’t so lucky. He realized there was a huge need in Indiana for continued, affordable therapy following a spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury (TBI), or stroke. To meet that need, Chris started NeuroHope right here in Indianapolis.
NeuroHope is committed to providing affordable rehabilitation and wellness to people right here in Indiana. Their services help people after their insurance coverage has run its course.
Beyond rehabilitation, NeuroHope also has a focus on health and wellness. Exercise is good for everyone, but it’s especially important for people suffering from paralysis. Their bone density and muscle growth may be affected if they are always wheelchair bound. NeuroHope’s exercise programs allow clients to get out of their chairs and stay active despite the limitations of their injury.
This dual focus on rehabilitation and wellness allows NeuroHope to help their clients reach their recovery potential and stay there.
Not only does NeuroHope provide rehabiliation and wellness, but it also makes sure that its services are affordable. NeuroHope only charges $50 per one-hour session for individuals recovering from paralysis. Typically, at a hospital or in a traditional outpatient clinic, a one-hour session would cost $300-$350 out of pocket. To offset the true cost of therapy, NeuroHope needs to raise another $50 per therapy session.
NeuroHope and HLG
Hensley Legal Group is excited to support NeuroHope in the great work they’re doing right here in Indianapolis. The first way we want to help NeuroHope is by supporting their team at the Monumental Marathon on Saturday, November 4. If you join Team NeuroHope, you can walk or run the 5K (3 miles), the half marathon, or the full marathon. Be part of the fun and help us support NeuroHope on November 4!
To register for Team NeuroHope, follow these steps:
- Register for the race at http://www.monumentalmarathon.com
- Enter promo code IMMNEUROHOPE when prompted to save 15 percent on race registration
- Join Team NeuroHope and create a personal fundraising page for the race.
- Share your page! Set a fundraising goal and ask your friends and family to chip in for your walk/run.
Team NeuroHope will have a tent at the finish line to celebrate with the team and to give out new NeuroHope t-shirts. Hensley Legal Group is thrilled to participate in this great event. We hope to see you there!