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Windber NHS Students and Mimo’s Pizza Co. Donate $1,800 to Pediatric Therapy Program

Students from Windber Area High School’s National Honor Society, their adviser, and Pino Gallina of Mimo’s Pizza Co. presented a $1,800 check on June 3 to the pediatric therapy program at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber.

Mimo’s and the students worked together to plan the May 25 fundraiser. Mimo’s donated a percentage of the day’s …

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Windber Health Care Foundation Auxiliary Donates Funds to CSSMCW for Pool Lift

In April, a new pool lift was installed in the therapy pool located in HealthStyles Fitness Center at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW). The Windber Health Care Foundation Auxiliary generously donated $7500 for the lift, which promotes the safety of the therapists and patients and permits those with physical impairments and disabilities access to aquatic exercise. Specifically, the pool lift allows an equal opportunity for patients and HealthStyles members alike to reap the benefits of water-based activity.

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Panera Bread Autism Awareness Week Cookie Sales to Benefit Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber

In honor of National Autism Awareness month, Panera Bread is partnering with Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber�s Pediatric Physical/Occupational Therapy Autism Program to host the �Pieces of Hope for Autism� cookie campaign in the Johnstown and Altoona Panera Bread bakery-cafes.

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Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber adds pelvic therapy

Sara DelSignore, a physical therapist at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber), knows that few women are aware of pelvic floor dysfunction and the discomfort it creates. She also knows that just as few women realize that their issues are muscular in nature and can be treated rather simply through physical therapy.

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