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  • Rusty

    Rusty

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Every flu season, millions are diagnosed with influenza. Unfortunately, in some cases, the patient develops pneumonia. For Rusty, that's exactly how things transpired. Listed in critical condition in the acute care hospital, Rusty required prolonged hospitalization. He transferred to a long-term acute care hospital to treat his pneumonia. But, after several weeks of hospitalization, Rusty had lost his strength. To regain his function and independence, Rusty chose Gateway Rehabilitation ... Every flu season, millions are diagnosed with influenza. Unfortunately, in some cases, the patient develops pneumonia. For Rusty, that's exactly how ... Read More
  • Robert

    Robert

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    "I was pretty much housebound due to the pain." Over the past five years, Robert's back pain has only gotten worse. Surgery in 2014, intended to relieve his pain, failed. He continued to seek medical care for the pain and debility of his orthopedic condition. "I also have pain from rheumatoid arthritis that I've been dealing with for the past 15 years," he added. Ouch. Another surgery in 2019 offered hope for relief. After surgery, Robert needed intensive rehabilitation to regain his ... "I was pretty much housebound due to the pain." Over the past five years, Robert's back pain has only gotten worse. Surgery in 2014, intended to ... Read More
  • John H.

    John H.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    It's been two years since doctors diagnosed John Huff with Parkinson's disease. "My father had Parkinson's," he recalled. John regularly sees his neurologist for routine treatment. But John wanted to be more proactive in battling the symptoms and progression of his Parkinson's. He decided to participate in the LSVT BIG program offered at Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital. LSVT BIG is a specialized, intensive, physical therapy exercise program. The program is uniquely designed for people ... It's been two years since doctors diagnosed John Huff with Parkinson's disease. "My father had Parkinson's," he recalled. John regularly sees his ... Read More
  • Karyn W.

    Karyn W.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    A busy healthcare professional, Karyn Weber quickly found herself with the tables turned. Sudden onset of right-sided weakness and right facial droop suggested Karyn had suffered a stroke. A visit to the hospital confirmed the diagnosis. After emergency treatment, Karyn chose Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital for the next stage of her recovery. Karyn arrived at Gateway requiring assistance with mobility, self-care, speech, and walking. A motivated individual, Karyn worked hard during her ... A busy healthcare professional, Karyn Weber quickly found herself with the tables turned. Sudden onset of right-sided weakness and right facial droop ... Read More
  • Jarred P.

    Jarred P.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Other than waking with an excruciating headache, it seemed like an ordinary day to Jarred Payne. He got himself ready and headed to his job as a client management representative at Fidelity Investments. Yet that day proved to be anything but ordinary, rather marking the beginning of an incredible journey. Jarred's headache got progressively worse over the next four days. By that fourth day, Jarred lost his ability to walk. He admitted to a local hospital and underwent a bunch of tests ... Other than waking with an excruciating headache, it seemed like an ordinary day to Jarred Payne. He got himself ready and headed to his job as a ... Read More
  • Bobbie G.

    Bobbie G.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    If you're told you need therapy, trust that it will help you...your goals can be reached! Roberta "Bobbie" Gamel knows the truth in this statement. Visiting her sister one day, Bobbie fell down several stairs. The fall left Bobbie unconscious and with several injuries, including spinal fractures and a traumatic brain injury. Treated at a level one trauma center, Bobbie underwent a craniotomy. After a prolonged hospital stay, Bobbie admitted to Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital. Upon ... If you're told you need therapy, trust that it will help you...your goals can be reached! Roberta "Bobbie" Gamel knows the truth in this statement. ... Read More
  • Jerry G.

    Jerry G.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    "Don’t take your health for granted!” This is the piece of advice Jerry Gorman would like to pass along. Mr. Gorman admitted to the hospital after sudden onset of left-sided weakness and numbness. He was diagnosed with a stroke. Once in the hospital his symptoms became worse. Mr. Gorman began to have difficulty speaking and swallowing. To regain his function, Mr. Gorman chose Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital for intensive therapy. Before his stroke, Mr. Gorman was very independent and ... "Don’t take your health for granted!” This is the piece of advice Jerry Gorman would like to pass along. Mr. Gorman admitted to the hospital after ... Read More
  • Jane S.

    Jane S.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    “I can tell you exactly when it first started,” Jane Smith recalls, speaking of her spinal cord injury. “We were at Disney with the kids and the grandkids back in February and we were just walking A LOT. At the end of that trip, I was fatigued and my back was so sore. I thought it was sciatic pain, you know, when it shoots some pain down your leg and tingles a bit.” “I admit, I probably waited longer than I should have to go to the doctor, but I thought it would get better.” At first, ... “I can tell you exactly when it first started,” Jane Smith recalls, speaking of her spinal cord injury. “We were at Disney with the kids and the ... Read More
  • Stephen G.

    Stephen G.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    On March 6th, Stephen Gallichio was on his way home from his doctor's office. Suddenly, he went into cardiac arrest. Stephen spent several weeks in acute care. Then, he transferred to Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital for acute rehabilitation. When he first admitted to Gateway he was dependent with transfers. He also struggled with memory and cognitive issues. Working closely with his interdisciplinary team, Stephen made great progress. After approximately a month at Gateway, Stephen ... On March 6th, Stephen Gallichio was on his way home from his doctor's office. Suddenly, he went into cardiac arrest. Stephen spent several weeks in ... Read More
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