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

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  • Valerie H.

    Valerie H.

    Vibra Hospital of Northwestern Indiana

    Valerie Hopkins, 57, loves being a grandmother to her 28 grandchildren. She loves their inquisitive nature and watching them grow into adulthood. Looking at Valerie, one would not guess she is a grandmother. Her youthful appearance and positive personality are what help her stay young. Everything seemed great in Valerie’s life until she started experiencing abdominal pain. In October of 2017, Valerie was admitted to a local hospital where it was discovered that she suffered from Crohn’s ... Valerie Hopkins, 57, loves being a grandmother to her 28 grandchildren. She loves their inquisitive nature and watching them grow into adulthood. ... Read More
  • Carliesha

    Carliesha

    Vibra Hospital of Springfield

    Carliesha is a 23-year-old young lady with a medical history of Down’s syndrome, Diabetes, Cardiomyopathy, and Seizure. She was admitted to the hospital due to acute hypoxic respiratory failure. She was mechanically ventilated and had a seizure on 3/1. She was transferred to Vibra for ventilator weaning. She received Occupational, Physical, Speech, and Respiratory Therapy during her stay. Initially, she had much difficulty understanding what everyone expected her to do. She slowly started ... Carliesha is a 23-year-old young lady with a medical history of Down’s syndrome, Diabetes, Cardiomyopathy, and Seizure. She was admitted to the ... Read More
  • Justin

    Justin

    Vibra Hospital of Denver

    Justin was a patient at Vibra Hospital from September 15-November 29, 2016. He was T-boned in a car accident and suffered significant brain injury along with multiple fractures. Upon admission to Vibra Hospital, Justin’s prognosis was poor. However, over time and with the help of physicians, nurses, respiratory and rehabilitation therapists and a supportive family, Justin was liberated from the ventilator and began to “wake up.” As his healing continued, Justin’s family became more ... Justin was a patient at Vibra Hospital from September 15-November 29, 2016. He was T-boned in a car accident and suffered significant brain injury ... Read More
  • Jennings E.

    Jennings E.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Jennings Ellis was walking around his home when an accident happened. He had lost his balance and fell backward. When he hit the floor he had broken his vertebrae c5-c6. He went to a hospital in Lexington where he was informed about the services at Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital. He chose Gateway for his short term, but medically managed rehabilitation to strengthen him so he could get back home to his wife and very supportive family. Jennings could not eat solid food because of the ... Jennings Ellis was walking around his home when an accident happened. He had lost his balance and fell backward. When he hit the floor he had broken ... Read More
  • Harold M.

    Harold M.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Harold’s first words after waking up after being in a coma was “I want pizza.” Harold had been transferred to the hospital after his mother found him and rushed him to the emergency room. He had been at a family farm recovering from chemo treatments for his stage 3 lymphoma cancer. What he didn’t realize was he had been in bed for 8 days, with no food and little water because he had become delirious. He was so weak he couldn’t sit up and the doctors told him he was very close to death ... Harold’s first words after waking up after being in a coma was “I want pizza.” Harold had been transferred to the hospital after his mother found him ... Read More
  • Emma M.

    Emma M.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Emma came to Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital after a serious fall at home. She had been recovering from surgery on her leg and started to feel dizzy often. Doctors found that Emma’s Sodium level was low, and that was causing her dizziness. She had to have a special diet and fluid restrictions to control her sodium levels. By the time Emma was ready for home she was teaching others about measuring fluids and how to space those out during the day. Emma also had multiple wounds on her legs ... Emma came to Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital after a serious fall at home. She had been recovering from surgery on her leg and started to feel dizzy ... Read More
  • Elmer M.

    Elmer M.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Elmer came to rehab after a serious infection in his brain. He had to have surgery to open his skull and clean out the infection. This left him with some serious deficits that he had to overcome in order to go home. He couldn’t move his entire left side when he was admitted and had trouble talking. He worked very hard while he stayed as a patient here at Gateway before going home with his family. He continues his work in our outpatient department and has made a lot of progress. He thinks ... Elmer came to rehab after a serious infection in his brain. He had to have surgery to open his skull and clean out the infection. This left him with ... Read More
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