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Recent Posts in October, 2016

  • 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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  • Sandra H.

    Sandra H.

    Vibra Hospital of Denver

    A lover of the outdoors, Sandra's cardiac health has limited her ability to enjoy nature. The 59-year-old has a history of peripheral arterial disease and recently had a bypass done. Having experienced severe lower extremity pain, Sandra found herself in the emergency room multiple times where physicians discovered acute limb ischemia. She was transferred to a local hospital for vascular surgery evaluation. Sandra underwent surgery - a right axillobifemoral bypass. The surgery was ... A lover of the outdoors, Sandra's cardiac health has limited her ability to enjoy nature. The 59-year-old has a history of peripheral arterial disease ... Read More
  • Felix W.

    Felix W.

    Ballard Rehabilitation Hospital

    About 8:00 am one morning, Felix Wong noticed his right side seemed weak. He struggled to raise his arm and leg. His speech was slurred. Around 10:30 am, Felix called for emergency medical assistance. He was taken to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center. Fortunately for Felix, Pomona Valley Hospital is a certified stroke center. Waiting to seek medical assistance made Felix's treatment more complicated. Tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) can typically only be administered within a ... About 8:00 am one morning, Felix Wong noticed his right side seemed weak. He struggled to raise his arm and leg. His speech was slurred. Around 10:30 ... Read More
  • Reginald H.

    Reginald H.

    Vibra Hospital of Southeastern Michigan-Taylor Campus

    When Reginald Howard arrived at Vibra Hospital of Southeastern Michigan - Taylor Campus, he faced an uphill battle. Suffering from acute and chronic respiratory failure, Reginald's overall health was poor. In addition to requiring a ventilator to breathe, Reginald's diet was modified due to swallowing concerns. As a result, Reginald required assistance for all mobility and self care activities, also known as activities of daily living (ADLs). Understandably, this also affected his ability ... When Reginald Howard arrived at Vibra Hospital of Southeastern Michigan - Taylor Campus, he faced an uphill battle. Suffering from acute and chronic ... Read More
  • Stephen E.

    Stephen E.

    Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley

    Stephen Ensinger lived a busy life, caring for two very important women in his life: his mother and his sister. Stephen regularly drove them to appointments and helped them out with everyday activities. That was, until he suffered multiple strokes. The two separate, major strokes that Stephen suffered had a significant impact on his health. He went into respiratory failure, leaving him dependent on a ventilator to breathe. This led him to Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley. Under the care ... Stephen Ensinger lived a busy life, caring for two very important women in his life: his mother and his sister. Stephen regularly drove them to ... Read More
  • Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital Delivering Internationally Recognized Care to Community

    Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital Delivering Internationally Recognized Care to Community

    Southern Indiana News

    Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital (“SIRH”) has recently been recognized by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (“CARF”), a nonprofit accreditor of health and human service programs. The hospital received a CARF Three-Year Accreditation for three programs, including: Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital (Adults, Adolescents, and Children); Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital: Brain Injury Specialty Program (Adults, Adolescents, and ... Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital (“SIRH”) has recently been recognized by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities ... Read More
  • Rosa

    Rosa

    San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

    A relatively healthy person, Rosa had no serious medical conditions to manage or worry about. She worked at the local fruit packaging company and lived an active life. She spent much of her free time with her daughter and two granddaughters who lived with her. One day, Rosa felt a slight ache in her lower back. Since the backache didn’t interfere with her day-to-day activities, Rosa was not too concerned. But over several weeks the pain became noticeably worse. Rosa went to her primary ... A relatively healthy person, Rosa had no serious medical conditions to manage or worry about. She worked at the local fruit packaging company and ... Read More
  • Gordon F.

    Gordon F.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    An independent man, Gordon (Gordy) had become used to coming-and-going as he pleased. Gordy worked at a local electrical plant and enjoyed riding his motorcycle around the area. Though Gordy lived alone, he spent much of his time with family members and close friends. It wasn't uncommon to see Gordy helping out his family or friends with different projects. That was, at least, until Gordy suffered a heart attack. The heart attack left Gordy in bad shape. Suffering multi-organ failure, he ... An independent man, Gordon (Gordy) had become used to coming-and-going as he pleased. Gordy worked at a local electrical plant and enjoyed riding his ... Read More
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