Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo

Read some of our patients’ stories of their experience with our team.

  • Nancy M.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo

    Before her injury, Nancy McCutchen lived a fairly active life in a retirement village. She would go for daily walks with her dog and worked part-time. She was completely independent. While taking her dog for a walk one day, Nancy slipped on some ice and fell, suffering an injury. “I heard my knee pop and my arm hurt, so I knew I was in trouble," she said. After surgery, Nancy was told she would need rehabilitation. She asked her family about facilities they would recommend and they all ... Before her injury, Nancy McCutchen lived a fairly active life in a retirement village. She would go for daily walks with her dog and worked part-time. ...
  • Alton M.

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    Alton Masters, a 37-year-old military veteran, suffers from systematic lupus. One August day, Alton was diagnosed with double pneumonia. He spent two weeks recovering in the hospital before returning home. But after a couple of weeks, Alton began experiencing shortness of breath. He returned to the hospital, where it was determined he had yeast in his lungs. During this stay, Alton was intubated and placed on a ventilator for several days. As his respiratory condition improved, Alton was ... Alton Masters, a 37-year-old military veteran, suffers from systematic lupus. One August day, Alton was diagnosed with double pneumonia. He spent two ...
  • Linda S.

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    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 ...
  • Mrs. Tacquard

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    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 ...
  • Mrs. Ettel

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    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 ...
  • Mr. Sugg

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    Shortness of breath and tightness in his chest led Mr. Sugg to the emergency room at Northwest Texas Hospital. He had no way of knowing that would be the start of a very long journey. Mr. Sugg doesn't remember much between then and when he arrived at Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo . He relied on his family to help fill in the blanks for him. Mr. Sugg spent a total of 22 days at Northwest Texas Hospital, including 20 in the ICU. He suffered acute respiratory failure and was ... Shortness of breath and tightness in his chest led Mr. Sugg to the emergency room at Northwest Texas Hospital. He had no way of knowing that would be ...
  • 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 ...
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