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Recent Posts in October, 2017

  • Tamyra J.

    Tamyra J.
    When 50 year old Tamyra Jones was transferred to Vibra Hospital of Richmond from Sentara Obici Hospital in Suffolk Virginia, she had been treated for heart failure, pneumonia and acute respiratory ...
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  • Jacob O.

    Jacob O.
    On July 14th, 2017, Jacob was admitted to Rapid City Regional Medical Center for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Right heart failure, MRSA pneumonia and pleural effusions among other things. By ...
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  • Melody C

    Melody C
    On May 22nd my friend Aaron Mike came to my house and asked me if I was ready to go to the doctor. I had a night of troubled breathing. I was so weak, it felt like it took forever for me to find my ...
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  • Ellen O.

    Ellen O.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    It's been a long time since Shirleen "Ellen" Olson has been home. For about five months, Ellen has been hospitalized, including over 20 days in a local ICU. Several GI procedures, followed by respiratory failure, left Ellen very weak and ill. This led Ellen to Vibra Hospital of Fargo. When Ellen arrived at Vibra, she couldn't sit on the edge of the bed without the assistance of two people. In order to breathe, Ellen required a ventilator. Ellen's interdisciplinary care team got right to ... It's been a long time since Shirleen "Ellen" Olson has been home. For about five months, Ellen has been hospitalized, including over 20 days in a ... Read More
  • Carla P.

    Carla P.

    Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital

    Carla Popp is a happily-married mother of three young men in their twenties. For the last 32 years, she has worked 60 hours per week as a hair stylist. Carla and her husband enjoy being involved in their church, going to concerts, riding in their Jeep and traveling together. They were thrilled when their youngest son started college. They decided to start working toward retirement and traveling more. As they would often do, Carla & her husband made plans for a trip near their birthdays ... Carla Popp is a happily-married mother of three young men in their twenties. For the last 32 years, she has worked 60 hours per week as a hair ... Read More
  • Kathy C.

    Kathy C.

    San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

    Kathy Christiansen is a proud mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and a friend to many. She often speaks of the wonderful people in her life and is truly grateful for every single day. Her beaming smile is proof that a positive outlook can make a world of difference - even with her current health challenges. Several months ago, Kathy had undergone a cervical spinal fusion. Kathy's surgeon recommended physical therapy to regain strength, improve mobility, and speed up her recovery. ... Kathy Christiansen is a proud mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and a friend to many. She often speaks of the wonderful people in her life and ... Read More
  • Patricia H.

    Patricia H.

    Southern Kentucky Rehabilitation Hospital

    A life-changing event can test a person beyond their preserved limits, proving they can do so much more than ever imagined. That's what happened to Patricia after she was involved in a serious car accident. The accident left Patricia with extensive injuries, including: Subarachnoid hemorrhage (stroke) Multiple rib fractures Spleen injury Mandibular (jaw) fractures Fractured pelvis After the accident, Patricia spent six days in a Nashville trauma center. To begin her recovery, Patricia ... A life-changing event can test a person beyond their preserved limits, proving they can do so much more than ever imagined. That's what happened to ... Read More
  • Matthew A.

    Matthew A.

    Kentfield Hospital

    It's a miracle that Matthew Adams is still alive. Matthew had spent the previous month in a local ICU before transferring to Kentfield Hospital. Most of that month was spent in a drug-induced coma. His mouth wired shut, Matthew arrived at Kentfield on a trach collar. Hesitant to sleep, the 40-year-old Matthew feared he might not wake up again. The cause of Matthew's injuries? A drunk driver crossed the double-line, colliding head-on with Matthew's vehicle. The photos of Matthew's crushed ... It's a miracle that Matthew Adams is still alive. Matthew had spent the previous month in a local ICU before transferring to Kentfield Hospital. Most ... Read More
  • Mr. Overcash

    Mr. Overcash

    Vibra Hospital of Charleston

    “Honestly I’m thrilled to be going home. I never thought I would leave the hospital alive, let alone on my own two feet.” They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, and Mr. Overcash had problems with that. Mr. Overcash experienced a major bowel blockage and underwent emergency surgery where he lost a lot of his small intestine. Waccamaw Medical Center sent him to MUSC for the surgery, and there he stayed for quite some time. “Four months I was in-and-out of the ICU over at ... “Honestly I’m thrilled to be going home. I never thought I would leave the hospital alive, let alone on my own two feet.” They say the way to a man’s ... Read More
  • Cody N.

    Cody N.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Cody Nolin's motorcycle accident was a serious one. The crash left Cody with multiple fractures, a punctured lung and a laceration to a large vein in his leg. He was flown to UCMC to be seen by the trauma team. They treated Cody's injuries before discharging him to Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital. At Gateway, Cody would begin his healing and participate in intensive inpatient rehabilitation. When he arrived, he wasn't able to bear weight on his right leg. But Cody is a determined ... Cody Nolin's motorcycle accident was a serious one. The crash left Cody with multiple fractures, a punctured lung and a laceration to a large vein in ... Read More
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