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  • 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
  • Lena J.

    Lena J.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    It was just a regular work day at Amazon for Lina Jones. She thought it would be like any other day until she walked around a corner and tripped over a orange cone on the floor. She fell onto her knees and then to her left side. Ms. Jones fractured her left proximal humerus, left patella and right distal femur. She was taken to the hospital. Due to her injuries she was unable to put weight on her left arm or either of her legs. No surgical intervention was needed. After three days she ... It was just a regular work day at Amazon for Lina Jones. She thought it would be like any other day until she walked around a corner and tripped over ... Read More
  • Jeff H.

    Jeff H.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    It started out just like any other day for Jeff Houze, a 35-year-old stay-at-home father of two beautiful girls. He spent the day just like any other, playing with his daughters, preparing their meals, and taking them for a walk through their neighborhood. Around 7 PM that evening, Jeff noticed a sharp pain in his back. He took some ibuprofen and laid down to rest. An hour later, the pain had not subsided and Jeff started to feel numb in his left leg. He knew something was not right and ... It started out just like any other day for Jeff Houze, a 35-year-old stay-at-home father of two beautiful girls. He spent the day just like any other, ... Read More
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