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  • Beth K.

    Beth K.
    Hi, my name is Beth K.. I am from Bismarck, ND and I’m here to share my story about my transition from CHI St. Alexius Health Bismarck, to Vibra Hospital of the Central Dakotas. At the beginning of ...
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  • Fadell C.

    Fadell C.

    Vibra Specialty Hospital at DeSoto

    Fadell Cox admitted to Vibra Specialty Hospital of DeSoto for IV antibiotics after suffering septic shock. When he arrived at Vibra, Fadell was unable to interact much and struggled with mobility. Before his hospitalization, Fadell lived at home with his wife. She would provide Fadell the encouragement he needed to work hard to recover. At first, Fadell could only tolerate skilled services three times per week. As time passed, his medical status stabilized and his alertness improved. This ... Fadell Cox admitted to Vibra Specialty Hospital of DeSoto for IV antibiotics after suffering septic shock. When he arrived at Vibra, Fadell was unable ... Read More
  • Dalena K.

    Dalena K.

    Vibra Hospital of Fort Wayne

    Dalena King admitted to a local hospital with respiratory failure, metabolic encephalopathy, and septic shock. She required intubation and a tracheostomy. Dalena chose Vibra Hospital of Fort Wayne for her recovery. Dalena arrived at Vibra extremely weak and tired of being hospitalized. She required total assistance with most activities of daily living. Dalena could not ambulate, nor could she speak or eat safely. Despite these daunting challenges, Dalena was determined to return home, and ... Dalena King admitted to a local hospital with respiratory failure, metabolic encephalopathy, and septic shock. She required intubation and a ... 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
  • Kim H.

    Kim H.

    Vibra Hospital of Denver

    Kim Harmon had spent five months in the hospital. She required complex medical care, and Kim and her husband didn't expect her to ever walk again. Then she admitted to Vibra Hospital of Denver. Originally from Cheyenne, WY, Kim was determined to return home with her husband. But Kim would have to work hard to achieve the progress required to accomplish that goal. At Vibra, Kim required nutritional support, wound care, rehabilitation and pain control. She spent a lot of time working with ... Kim Harmon had spent five months in the hospital. She required complex medical care, and Kim and her husband didn't expect her to ever walk again. ... Read More
  • David J.

    David J.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo

    As a third-generation first responder, David Jones takes pride in his job as a volunteer fireman and as a city employee charged with maintaining the fire station, trucks and equipment. In fact, he hopes one day to have children who will continue the family tradition. However, a sudden illness put all of that in jeopardy. “One day I wasn’t feeling well and went home early. I didn’t think much of it,” the 29-year-old Jones remembers. By the next day he was unable to work and went to the ... As a third-generation first responder, David Jones takes pride in his job as a volunteer fireman and as a city employee charged with maintaining the ... Read More
  • Traci W.

    Traci W.

    Vibra Hospital of Denver

    Hospitalized for two months, Traci would need life-saving surgery very soon. But before undergoing surgery, she needed to regain her stability and strength. With complex medical issues, she required extended critical care. For that care, Traci chose Vibra Hospital of Denver. At Vibra, Traci would receive the close monitoring, critical nutritional support and wound care she required to heal. And from the moment Traci arrived, her care team got started on her recovery. Traci and her family ... Hospitalized for two months, Traci would need life-saving surgery very soon. But before undergoing surgery, she needed to regain her stability and ... Read More
  • Kelly U.

    Kelly U.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Denver

    Kelly Underwood was born with spina bifida and has been wheelchair bound most of her life. Despite this she has been a very independent woman! Recently, Kelly underwent a below-the-knee amputation. Following amputation, Kelly admitted to Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Denver. On admission, Kelly required assistance with activities of daily living and transfers. She was also generally deconditioned from her illness. During Kelly's stay, she worked very hard with occupational and physical ... Kelly Underwood was born with spina bifida and has been wheelchair bound most of her life. Despite this she has been a very independent woman! ... Read More
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