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Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

Our vision is to partner with all people to live, work and play to their full potential.

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, part of Allina Health, provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and community services. Our goal is to partner with you to help you achieve your highest level of independence, health and wellness. We do this by providing excellent services, innovative programs, ground-breaking research and barrier-shattering advocacy.

Our value proposition

We partner with and inspire people to maximize their health and abilities to achieve lives of purpose and potential by providing a full continuum of exceptional rehabilitative services.

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

At Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, our expert rehabilitation team works with children and adults who have injuries and disabilities of all kinds. We have locations throughout the Twin Cities, as well as other communities in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Our providers include physicians and clinical staff who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation. We also offer a full range of innovative rehabilitation therapy – physical, occupational and speech – as well as services provided in your home or another community setting.

We value you and will work with you, your family and care team to support you as you work to reach your goals. Our goal is that you are able to become as independent as possible to do what is most important to you in your life. Whatever that may be.

We couldn’t do this work without tremendous support from our community, which helps support us through volunteering and helps fund many of our services.

About Courage Kenny

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute®, part of Allina Health was formed in June 2013 through the merger of Courage Center® and Sister Kenny Institute®, also known as Sister Kenny®. Both organizations bring a strong history of service to people with disabilities as well as people with chronic medical conditions.

Courage Center was founded in 1928 as the Minnesota Society for Crippled Children and Adults. The organization was dedicated to meeting the changing needs of children and adults with disabilities, with an emphasis on advocacy, adaptive sports and recreation, camping, as well as rehabilitation. In 1973, the Golden Valley facility was dedicated. Locations were later opened in Stillwater, Burnsville and Forest Lake, along with a second adaptive sports location in Duluth.

Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute was founded in 1942 in Minneapolis by Australian nurse Sister Elizabeth Kenny. Her pioneering principles of muscle rehabilitation became the foundation of physical therapy. The Institute itself became one of the premier rehabilitation centers in the country, known for its progressive and innovative vision.

Thank you for your support of Courage Kenny!

Every gift to Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute matters. Every dollar you give directly supports services and programs serving people like you. Through the generosity of our donors, we are able to make important services and programs available in our community.