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  • Paula L.

    Paula L.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Paula Lambright thought she'd return home the day after routine surgery. But things didn't go quite as planned. Post-surgical complications left Paula paralyzed from the neck down. She was diagnosed with quadriplegia related to central cervical spinal cord injury . After several days in the acute care hospital, Paula was ready to begin a rehab program. She admitted to Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital for her recovery. When she arrived at Gateway, Paula was in poor spirits. "When I first ... Paula Lambright thought she'd return home the day after routine surgery. But things didn't go quite as planned. Post-surgical complications left Paula ... Read More
  • Rickey

    Rickey

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    It seemed like a great day for a ride, so Rickey climbed on his motorcycle and went out to enjoy the day. Riding along a nice country road, he came around a curve and lost control of his motorcycle. The motorcycle went off the road while Rickey landed in a drainage ditch. Rickey sustained serious injuries in the crash. He was airlifted to the hospital, unable to move his legs. Rickey required surgery for multiple fractures in his back. He also had a hip fracture, multiple rib fractures, ... It seemed like a great day for a ride, so Rickey climbed on his motorcycle and went out to enjoy the day. Riding along a nice country road, he came ... Read More
  • Debbie D.

    Debbie D.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Debbie Dionne is a survivor. Feeling unwell, Debbie went to the hospital. She tested positive for COVID-19 and was immediately admitted. For nearly a month, Debbie required the use of a ventilator to breathe. The virus took a heavy toll on Debbie, leaving her in need of rehabilitation. Debbie chose Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital to help her regain her strength and independence. When she arrived, Debbie could not walk or even stand. Her muscles were so weak she required a mechanical lift ... Debbie Dionne is a survivor. Feeling unwell, Debbie went to the hospital. She tested positive for COVID-19 and was immediately admitted. For nearly a ... Read More
  • Sheila

    Sheila

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Nearly one million in the United States live with Multiple Sclerosis, or MS. MS is a disease that affects the central nervous system , impacting the signals between the brain, spinal cord, and the rest of the body. Sheila is one of them. She recently underwent surgery on her back. The surgery and hospital stay, in addition to her MS, left Sheila weak and unable to return home safely. To regain her function and independence she admitted to Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital . Two individuals ... Nearly one million in the United States live with Multiple Sclerosis, or MS. MS is a disease that affects the central nervous system , impacting the ... Read More
  • John M.

    John M.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    John Mann is a survivor. Not only has he beaten a stroke and cancer, but he also defeated Covid-19. The staff at Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital have taken to calling him "Super Mann." It's a moniker that's more than fitting for John. After a lengthy and complicated hospitalization, Super Mann needed rehabilitation. The combination of Covid-19, pneumonia, and a stroke had taken its toll on him. He chose Gateway for his rehabilitation and is glad he did. "The therapists at Gateway took ... John Mann is a survivor. Not only has he beaten a stroke and cancer, but he also defeated Covid-19. The staff at Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital have ... Read More
  • 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
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