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  • Linda B.

    Linda B.

    Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley

    Linda Buckley and her husband lived an active lifestyle. Linda performed many of the usual activities at home. In their leisure time, Linda and her husband loved going to antique car shows. But things changed suddenly when Linda contracted COVID-19. The virus took a heavy toll on Linda's lungs. She required a ventilator to breathe and a stay in the ICU. Her condition continued to get worse before she began to heal. Linda developed bilateral deep vein thrombosis, or blood clots, in her ... Linda Buckley and her husband lived an active lifestyle. Linda performed many of the usual activities at home. In their leisure time, Linda and her ... Read More
  • Kelly H.

    Kelly H.

    Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley

    Kelly Hilbert lived an active life with her husband and children. She loved her job as a supervisor at a local warehouse. Things were good for Kelly and her family. Then, she contracted COVID-19. The virus hit Kelly hard. Unable to breathe on her own, she wound up in the ICU on a ventilator . As the disease progressed, Kelly became completely debilitated. Just a short while before, Kelly was a strong woman living an active life. But she had become unable to even lift her arms and legs. "I ... Kelly Hilbert lived an active life with her husband and children. She loved her job as a supervisor at a local warehouse. Things were good for Kelly ... Read More
  • Terri T.

    Terri T.

    Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley

    Before falling ill, Terri Taylor lived a normal life. She was very independent and cared for her grandchildren from her home. But when Terri's illness led to respiratory failure, she was placed on a ventilator. In the blink of an eye, she went from total independence to total dependence. To regain that independence, Terri came to Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley. In addition to being on a ventilator, Terri arrived unable to sit, stand, walk, or talk. Terri's interdisciplinary care team ... Before falling ill, Terri Taylor lived a normal life. She was very independent and cared for her grandchildren from her home. But when Terri's illness ... 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
  • Thomas B.

    Thomas B.

    Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley

    Thomas Bell was living a normal life, working his well drilling business and was very active in his church. He was a very independent individual. Then, in June of 2018, he suffered a major stroke and also went into respiratory failure. In the blink of an eye he went from total independence to total dependence. On July 15th, he came to Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley. Initially, besides being on a ventilator, he was unable to sit, stand, walk or talk. That’s when Vibra’s team took over ... Thomas Bell was living a normal life, working his well drilling business and was very active in his church. He was a very independent individual. ... Read More
  • Tammi C.

    Tammi C.

    Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley

    Tammi’s journey began in late 2017 with multiple hospitalizations due to bleeding from her stomach. That led to surgery to control the bleeding. Multiple surgeries ensued with complications. She came to Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley with many needs, including: Ventilator management Extensive wound care Surgical wound Decubitus on her tailbone Chest tube management, and Anticoagulation & antibiotic therapy Our Respiratory, Nursing, Rehabilitation Therapy and Wound Care teams worked ... Tammi’s journey began in late 2017 with multiple hospitalizations due to bleeding from her stomach. That led to surgery to control the bleeding. ... Read More
  • Kathleen P.

    Kathleen P.

    Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley

    Kathleen arrived at a local emergency room coughing up large amounts of blood and experiencing shortness of breath. Unfortunately, her condition deteriorated and she required intubation. She was also dependent on mechanical ventilation to breathe. Kathleen's care team was unable to wean her from the ventilator. They determined Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley would be the best option for her continued care. Kathleen admitted to Vibra with a diagnosis of respiratory failure, renal ... Kathleen arrived at a local emergency room coughing up large amounts of blood and experiencing shortness of breath. Unfortunately, her condition ... Read More
  • Terri S.

    Terri S.

    Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley

    Terri Sims was living an independent life at home with her nephew. Unexpectedly, she developed necrotizing fasciitis in her lower extremities and became severely debilitated. When she arrived at Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley she was unable to move in bed. She was even unable to attempt to sit at the edge of the bed. Terri began weeks of intensive treatment with our wound care specialists, nurses and rehab staff. As a result of this treatment, her wounds began to close. Terri gradually ... Terri Sims was living an independent life at home with her nephew. Unexpectedly, she developed necrotizing fasciitis in her lower extremities and ... Read More
  • Eduardo E.

    Eduardo E.

    Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley

    On 3/10/2016 Mr. Esteras, a 49 year old male, presented to emergency department as a trauma from a motor vehicle accident, unrestrained driver versus pole. He arrived with a low blood pressure, low oxygen levels and was unresponsive. His injuries included: Multiple rib fractures of both sides that required surgery to stabilize Fractured breast bone (sternum) Fractured skull with brain concussion Collapsed lung with internal bleeding requiring, two chest tubes to re-expand the lung and ... On 3/10/2016 Mr. Esteras, a 49 year old male, presented to emergency department as a trauma from a motor vehicle accident, unrestrained driver versus ... Read More
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