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  • Linda S.

    Linda S.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo

    Working as a full-time dispatcher, Linda Shelton has become accustomed to an active lifestyle. She kept busy with little downtime and enjoyed traveling to visit family. But for the last five years, Linda has struggled to stay active. Neck and spine issues have limited her since her first back surgery in November 2015. After that surgery, Linda developed a serious infection due to the incision dehiscing. She admitted to Vibra Hospital of Amarillo for 45 days of IV antibiotic therapy and ... Working as a full-time dispatcher, Linda Shelton has become accustomed to an active lifestyle. She kept busy with little downtime and enjoyed ... Read More
  • Mrs. Tacquard

    Mrs. Tacquard

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo

    Mrs. Tacquard lives at home with her husband and their dog. Before falling ill, she lived independently, able to do almost anything she wanted. Her journey begins with an initial illness in February that led to hospitalization in March. After several days in the hospital, she discharged to a skilled nursing facility. A few weeks later, she returned home, but only for a short time. Home only a day, Mrs. Tacquard passed out. An ambulance transported her to BSA Hospital where she woke up ... Mrs. Tacquard lives at home with her husband and their dog. Before falling ill, she lived independently, able to do almost anything she wanted. Her ... Read More
  • Mrs. Ettel

    Mrs. Ettel

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo

    Mrs. Ettel is used to coming and going as she pleases. This means lots of time spent with family and friends and living an active lifestyle. But then she found it difficult to keep up that pace. The struggle began with a fall in February. Mrs. Ettel bruised her pelvis in the fall, which slowed her significantly. She began exercising to regain her strength and recover from the fall when she fell as second time. This time, she fractured her pelvis. As a result, she could not walk on her own ... Mrs. Ettel is used to coming and going as she pleases. This means lots of time spent with family and friends and living an active lifestyle. But then ... Read More
  • Mr. Lingo

    Mr. Lingo

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo

    After a long week at work, it was finally Friday evening. Mr. Lingo works as an oil field operations supervisor, and he was ready for a nice, relaxing weekend. But as Friday evening progressed, Mr. Lingo realized something wasn't right. Be began to stumble and fall when he tried to walk. Mr. Lingo called his son to come to his house and help. When his son arrived, he noticed his father couldn't move the left side of his body. Recognizing the seriousness of the matter, he rushed his father ... After a long week at work, it was finally Friday evening. Mr. Lingo works as an oil field operations supervisor, and he was ready for a nice, relaxing ... Read More
  • Shannan S.

    Shannan S.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo

    Shannan Stockton was just trying to move her husband's pickup truck. Now she was pinned between the truck and the garage, with no one home to help. The truck had slipped out of park. The busy mother of three and middle school teacher couldn't believe how her life changed in an instant. Fortunately, the hinges on the truck door broke free and the vehicle rolled back. Though shocked, Shannan was freed. Thinking she was only badly bruised, Shannan went inside and laid in bed. She decided to ... Shannan Stockton was just trying to move her husband's pickup truck. Now she was pinned between the truck and the garage, with no one home to help. ... Read More
  • Vicky S.

    Vicky S.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo

    Vicky Stewart went to bed on January 14th as an active grandmother, living life to the fullest. She enjoyed gardening and picked up her grandson from school each day. The next morning, Vicky woke up on the floor unsure how she got there. Unable to walk, Vicky crawled to the phone. She called her son for help, who got her to BSA Hospital. The doctors at BSA treated Vicky for a traumatic brain injury. The time came for Vicky to discharge from BSA Hospital, but it wasn't yet safe for her to ... Vicky Stewart went to bed on January 14th as an active grandmother, living life to the fullest. She enjoyed gardening and picked up her grandson from ... Read More
  • Bessie A.

    Bessie A.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo

    A retired realtor, Bessie Alley lived an active life. She lived alone in her townhome and enjoyed shopping and giving back to the community. Bessie certainly didn't plan to spend the first two weeks of the year in a hospital bed. But, that's where Bessie found herself. Having fallen ill at the end of December, she became increasingly weak. Before she knew it, Bessie required help with things she had done independently. Her physician, Dr. Sreenivasan, recommended an inpatient stay at Vibra ... A retired realtor, Bessie Alley lived an active life. She lived alone in her townhome and enjoyed shopping and giving back to the community. Bessie ... Read More
  • David J.

    David J.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo

    As a third-generation first responder, David Jones takes pride in his job as a volunteer fireman and as a city employee charged with maintaining the fire station, trucks, and equipment. In fact, he hopes one day to have children who will continue the family tradition. However, a sudden illness put all of that in jeopardy. “One day I wasn’t feeling well and went home early. I didn’t think much of it,” the 29-year-old Jones remembers. By the next day, he was unable to work and went to the ... As a third-generation first responder, David Jones takes pride in his job as a volunteer fireman and as a city employee charged with maintaining the ... Read More
  • Phillip K.

    Phillip K.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo

    "I entered Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo after a lower leg amputation due to diabetes and sepsis. My body was weak from being bed-ridden in the conventional hospital and it seemed like that might continue, until their physical therapists began exercising my muscles and walking me, training me to use the walker. There was lots of encouragement during the physical therapy sessions. They were obviously masters of their field and in control of the situation, taking care for my ... "I entered Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo after a lower leg amputation due to diabetes and sepsis. My body was weak from being bed-ridden ... Read More
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