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Read some of our patients' stories of their experience with the Vibra Healthcare team.

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  • Charles B.

    Charles B.

    Vibra Hospital of Southeastern Michigan-Taylor Campus

    The stroke that Charles Burley suffered took a serious toll on his health. Unable to eat anything by mouth, Charles required a feeding tube to receive nutrition. He was physically weak and debilitated. He could not walk or care for himself without assistance. To recover, Charles came to Vibra Hospital of Southeastern Michigan - Taylor Campus. Though the work was hard, Charles put in the effort to improve. Fatigue, anxiety and muscle impairments would prove challenging. But nothing was ... The stroke that Charles Burley suffered took a serious toll on his health. Unable to eat anything by mouth, Charles required a feeding tube to receive ... Read More
  • Joeann B.

    Joeann B.

    Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital

    Completing her morning chores, Joeann Brown realized she needed to feed her outdoor cats. She gathered their food and headed for the back door. Hands full, Joeann attempted to push open the door with her foot. But her shoe got caught in the door, causing her to fall on the hard floor of her sunroom. The sudden and traumatic fall was so loud it woke her grandson, who was sleeping on the couch. He rushed over and decided to call Joeann's granddaughter, who is a nurse. Under her guidance, ... Completing her morning chores, Joeann Brown realized she needed to feed her outdoor cats. She gathered their food and headed for the back door. Hands ... Read More
  • Sandra H.

    Sandra H.

    Vibra Hospital of Denver

    A lover of the outdoors, Sandra's cardiac health has limited her ability to enjoy nature. The 59-year-old has a history of peripheral arterial disease and recently had a bypass done. Having experienced severe lower extremity pain, Sandra found herself in the emergency room multiple times where physicians discovered acute limb ischemia. She was transferred to a local hospital for vascular surgery evaluation. Sandra underwent surgery - a right axillobifemoral bypass. The surgery was ... A lover of the outdoors, Sandra's cardiac health has limited her ability to enjoy nature. The 59-year-old has a history of peripheral arterial disease ... Read More
  • Felix W.

    Felix W.

    Ballard Rehabilitation Hospital

    About 8:00 am one morning, Felix Wong noticed his right side seemed weak. He struggled to raise his arm and leg. His speech was slurred. Around 10:30 am, Felix called for emergency medical assistance. He was taken to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center. Fortunately for Felix, Pomona Valley Hospital is a certified stroke center. Waiting to seek medical assistance made Felix's treatment more complicated. Tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) can typically only be administered within a ... About 8:00 am one morning, Felix Wong noticed his right side seemed weak. He struggled to raise his arm and leg. His speech was slurred. Around 10:30 ... Read More
  • Reginald H.

    Reginald H.

    Vibra Hospital of Southeastern Michigan-Taylor Campus

    When Reginald Howard arrived at Vibra Hospital of Southeastern Michigan - Taylor Campus, he faced an uphill battle. Suffering from acute and chronic respiratory failure, Reginald's overall health was poor. In addition to requiring a ventilator to breathe, Reginald's diet was modified due to swallowing concerns. As a result, Reginald required assistance for all mobility and self care activities, also known as activities of daily living (ADLs). Understandably, this also affected his ability ... When Reginald Howard arrived at Vibra Hospital of Southeastern Michigan - Taylor Campus, he faced an uphill battle. Suffering from acute and chronic ... Read More
  • Stephen E.

    Stephen E.

    Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley

    Stephen Ensinger lived a busy life, caring for two very important women in his life: his mother and his sister. Stephen regularly drove them to appointments and helped them out with everyday activities. That was, until he suffered multiple strokes. The two separate, major strokes that Stephen suffered had a significant impact on his health. He went into respiratory failure, leaving him dependent on a ventilator to breathe. This led him to Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley. Under the care ... Stephen Ensinger lived a busy life, caring for two very important women in his life: his mother and his sister. Stephen regularly drove them to ... Read More
  • Rosa

    Rosa

    San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

    A relatively healthy person, Rosa had no serious medical conditions to manage or worry about. She worked at the local fruit packaging company and lived an active life. She spent much of her free time with her daughter and two granddaughters who lived with her. One day, Rosa felt a slight ache in her lower back. Since the backache didn’t interfere with her day-to-day activities, Rosa was not too concerned. But over several weeks the pain became noticeably worse. Rosa went to her primary ... A relatively healthy person, Rosa had no serious medical conditions to manage or worry about. She worked at the local fruit packaging company and ... Read More
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