Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago http://northernpublicradio.org en Senator Kirk releases video showing stroke recovery http://northernpublicradio.org/post/senator-kirk-releases-video-showing-stroke-recovery <p>Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) has released a<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpBoYmKX-QQ&amp;feature=youtu.be"> video</a> showing his progress in recovering from his January stroke. The video is quite candid: it shows Kirk laboring to learn to walk again, with a cane, treadmill, and a harness.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 08 May 2012 21:30:03 +0000 Susan Stephens 11390 at http://northernpublicradio.org Senator Kirk releases video showing stroke recovery Senator Kirk's stroke recovery progressing: photo released today http://northernpublicradio.org/post/senator-kirks-stroke-recovery-progressing-photo-released-today <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Senator Mark Kirk is &ldquo;mentally sharp&rdquo; and keeping up with global issues during daily meetings with his staff. That&rsquo;s according to the director of the stroke rehabilitation center where the 52-year-old Republican has been since February.</p><p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 19:41:36 +0000 Susan Stephens 10605 at http://northernpublicradio.org Senator Kirk's stroke recovery progressing: photo released today