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  • Harold R.

    Harold R.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

    For the last twenty years, Harold Radiloff enjoyed the freedom of retired life. The former environmental engineer spends his days with his wife of 29 years. Though retired, Harold and his wife remain active. They enjoy cooking together and taking brisk walks in the evenings. Harold spent three days a week at the health club and worked with a personal trainer. Recently, falls have become a problem for Harold. "I have been struggling with my balance over the past several years," he noted. ... For the last twenty years, Harold Radiloff enjoyed the freedom of retired life. The former environmental engineer spends his days with his wife of 29 ... Read More
  • Bradford R.

    Bradford R.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

    After his father died, Bradford Roller moved to the Palm Springs area to take care of his mother, who lived alone. "We enjoyed taking walks, shopping, and eating out in restaurants," he said. Bradford enjoyed retired life after working for a company that made architectural products. He was always helping others, be it his mother or his neighbors. "I was helping a neighbor do a project in their back yard when I fell off a ladder and onto my back," Bradford recalled. "A sledgehammer fell ... After his father died, Bradford Roller moved to the Palm Springs area to take care of his mother, who lived alone. "We enjoyed taking walks, shopping, ... Read More
  • Larry P.

    Larry P.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

    The day Larry Pflieger suffered a stroke was an otherwise typical day. He went about his normal routine until that evening. That's when Larry noticed weakness on his left side. He called 9-1-1 and was taken to Eisenhower Medical Center. After a thorough workup, doctors confirmed Larry suffered a stroke . Larry spent about a week at Eisenhower. During that time, his condition stabilized. Larry was ready for the next step of his recovery: inpatient rehabilitation. Larry lived a busy, full ... The day Larry Pflieger suffered a stroke was an otherwise typical day. He went about his normal routine until that evening. That's when Larry noticed ... Read More
  • Clayton B.

    Clayton B.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

    For almost a decade, Clayton Bowling has been severely handicapped. Clayton has had a total of ten operations on his left knee and hip, including having them replaced four times apiece. To get around, he required the use of a walker. "I have become kind of sedentary," Clayton reflected. "I spend the majority of time at home with my wife and dog." Doodles, Clayton's golden doodle, is his loyal companion. "My wife is very busy, and Doodles keeps me company throughout the day," he noted. ... For almost a decade, Clayton Bowling has been severely handicapped. Clayton has had a total of ten operations on his left knee and hip, including ... Read More
  • Carol D.

    Carol D.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

    Carol Davis was less than two days into her dream job when the accident happened. Carol was the new house manager of a recovery home. The job had perks -- free rent, a paycheck, and four hours off in the afternoon she could spend writing -- but it meant so much more to Carol. "I try to change the world with my heart," Carol stated. The fall that happened twice That day, Carol tripped on a four-inch step at the house. In the fall, she fractured her pelvis. The paramedics came and ... Carol Davis was less than two days into her dream job when the accident happened. Carol was the new house manager of a recovery home. The job had ... Read More
  • Fabian P.

    Fabian P.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

    Fabian Pena's life was full of friends, family, and activity. He worked full-time in construction with his uncle. After work, he would spend time with his 4-year-old daughter, Ximena. They would barbeque, go to the park, and play with Barbies. On Sundays, Fabian played soccer with his friends. "I would commute from Blythe to Lake Havasu for games and tournaments," Fabian said. After games, they would go to lunch and visit before his long drive home. In between it all, Fabian spent lots of ... Fabian Pena's life was full of friends, family, and activity. He worked full-time in construction with his uncle. After work, he would spend time with ... Read More
  • Ann K.

    Ann K.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

    One Sunday morning, Ann Kenny was working on her computer when the phone rang. Her son, Dave, was on the line. As they spoke, Ann noticed her right arm began to tingle and she couldn't move the computer mouse. "I think I'm having a stroke," Ann said to her son. Dave called Ann's neighbor, Mark, to check on his mother, who lives alone with her dog, Patches. While Dave was on the phone with Mark, Ann attempted to get up from her chair. "I fell on the floor and could not get up," she ... One Sunday morning, Ann Kenny was working on her computer when the phone rang. Her son, Dave, was on the line. As they spoke, Ann noticed her right ... Read More
  • Carole R.

    Carole R.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

    Carole Rogers isn't used to inactivity. A nurse of 47 years, Carole remains active in the community. She sits on the board for the Desert Healthcare District & Foundation and belongs to the Palm Springs Rotary Board. She is passionate about giving back to the community, including volunteering as a nurse at the homeless clinic. Recently, Carole underwent a routine hip replacement at Desert Regional Hospital. She discharged home and was doing well, independent with the use of a walker. But ... Carole Rogers isn't used to inactivity. A nurse of 47 years, Carole remains active in the community. She sits on the board for the Desert Healthcare ... Read More
  • Kimberly K.

    Kimberly K.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

    "I led a normal, everyday life," Kimberly Kiles said, reflecting on life before her stroke. "I was independent and able to care for myself. I loved taking walks every day and shopping. Being from a small town, there is not a lot to do, so my walks and shopping are very important to me!" One day, in the midst of that daily routine, Kimberly realized something was wrong. Suddenly unable to move her right arm or leg, Kimberly sent her daughter to the neighbor's house for assistance. They ... "I led a normal, everyday life," Kimberly Kiles said, reflecting on life before her stroke. "I was independent and able to care for myself. I loved ... Read More
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