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  • The Health Benefits of Dance

    The Health Benefits of Dance
    From ballroom to hip-hop and salsa to ballet, there are many forms of dancing. And dancing is as popular today as it's ever been. We love to watch other people dance. Reality shows like So You Think ...
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  • Mark F.

    Mark F.
    One day when crossing the street, Mark Fourmentin was struck by a motor vehicle. The accident left Mark with multiple injuries, including fractures of the skull, femur, tibia, fibula, ribs, and ...
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  • Samuel I.

    Samuel I.
    Samuel Ingram knew something wasn't right. His headaches were getting worse, now accompanied by dizziness and blurred vision. He went to The Hospitals of Providence - East Campus, where he was ...
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  • David J.

    David J.

    Kentfield Hospital

    David Jensen left New York for a six-month construction project in California. During the final month of the project, David fell thirty feet to the ground while framing the roof. He woke up three days later in ICU at a local hospital, thinking he had been in a car accident. David was unsure of what had happened. He had fourteen broken bones, lost 13 units of blood and required a ventilator. David spent one month at this hospital. He had ten surgeries for his injuries. After that month, ... David Jensen left New York for a six-month construction project in California. During the final month of the project, David fell thirty feet to the ... Read More
  • Steve W.

    Steve W.

    Vibra Hospital of Denver

    Steve, 63, has spent a lot of time in-and-out of hospitals recently. Acute respiratory failure, along with acute kidney injuries requiring hemodialysis, have taken their toll on him. Steve admitted to Saint Anthony North Hospital with shortness of breath. He discharged home, but his respiratory issues led to a return. Upon readmission, the decision was made to transfer to Porter Hospital for aggressive vent management. There, Steve underwent weeks of continued treatment, but suffered ... Steve, 63, has spent a lot of time in-and-out of hospitals recently. Acute respiratory failure, along with acute kidney injuries requiring ... Read More
  • Bob B.

    Bob B.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

    "It started quite suddenly. I was just starting to settle in for the night, watching TV at home with Lexie, my long-haired Chihuahua, when I suddenly couldn’t move my right hand or right leg. I called six or eight times to my wife, who was watching TV at the other end of the house. She quickly understood it was an emergency situation and called 9-1-1. The paramedics took me to Eisenhower where I was given a TPA injection, and where I had a CAT scan and an MRI. A blood clot had gone to my ... "It started quite suddenly. I was just starting to settle in for the night, watching TV at home with Lexie, my long-haired Chihuahua, when I suddenly ... Read More
  • Mark F.

    Mark F.

    Vibra Hospital of Amarillo, Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo

    One day when crossing the street, Mark Fourmentin was struck by a motor vehicle. The accident left Mark with multiple injuries, including fractures of the skull, femur, tibia, fibula, ribs, and vertebrae. He admitted to Northwest Texas Hospital (NWTH) for his injuries. Upon arrival at NWTH, Mark was evaluated and placed in surgical ICU. His physicians consulted and developed the needed plan of treatment. After multiple surgeries and 16 days at NWTH, he discharged to Vibra Hospital of ... One day when crossing the street, Mark Fourmentin was struck by a motor vehicle. The accident left Mark with multiple injuries, including fractures of ... Read More
  • Samuel I.

    Samuel I.

    Highlands Rehabilitation Hospital

    Samuel Ingram knew something wasn't right. His headaches were getting worse, now accompanied by dizziness and blurred vision. He went to The Hospitals of Providence - East Campus, where he was admitted. A CT scan revealed a malignant tumor on his left temporal lobe. Samuel had brain cancer. After speaking with his family, Samuel agreed to his doctor's recommendation of a craniotomy and resection of the tumor. Dr. Velimirovic performed the surgery successfully, but Samuel still had work to ... Samuel Ingram knew something wasn't right. His headaches were getting worse, now accompanied by dizziness and blurred vision. He went to The Hospitals ... Read More
  • Maureen B.

    Maureen B.

    Vibra Hospital of Charleston

    Maureen and Manning Bolchoz met in the Shem Creek area of Charleston some time ago. With their families living just three doors down from each other, they attended primary school together and quickly became inseparable. Mr. and Mrs. Bolchoz even shared their first kiss together! “We were behind a building at the Stella Maris Catholic Church’s Bazaar. We waited for another couple in our grade to finish their kiss behind the shed,” Maureen recalls, chuckling. “After our ‘turn’--and what was ... Maureen and Manning Bolchoz met in the Shem Creek area of Charleston some time ago. With their families living just three doors down from each other, ... Read More
  • Michael S.

    Michael S.

    Vibra Hospital of Denver

    Michael Stevens came to Vibra Hospital of Denver after a serious motor vehicle accident. In the accident, Michael suffered major facial injuries and a crushed trachea. Recovery would be a challenge, but Michael and the staff at Vibra were ready to get him back on his feet again. When Michael arrived, he required maximum assistance with standing. But today, thanks to his hard work, Michael requires hardly any help at all. He even requested to stand for his photo with the staff. The gains ... Michael Stevens came to Vibra Hospital of Denver after a serious motor vehicle accident. In the accident, Michael suffered major facial injuries and a ... Read More
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