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  • Cynthia S.

    Cynthia S.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    Cynthia Sitting Dog arrived at Vibra Hospital of the Central Dakotas facing a long road to recovery. An infection in her right leg required a fasciotomy to avoid amputation. The procedure left her with wounds that required specialized care. From her first day at Vibra, Cynthia was pleasant and cooperative. Though there were times she was uncomfortable, Cynthia always had a smile on her face. She loved to joke with the staff and appreciated everyone's help. That positive, cheerful attitude ... Cynthia Sitting Dog arrived at Vibra Hospital of the Central Dakotas facing a long road to recovery. An infection in her right leg required a ... Read More
  • Rusty

    Rusty

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Every flu season, millions are diagnosed with influenza. Unfortunately, in some cases, the patient develops pneumonia. For Rusty, that's exactly how things transpired. Listed in critical condition in the acute care hospital, Rusty required prolonged hospitalization. He transferred to a long-term acute care hospital to treat his pneumonia. But, after several weeks of hospitalization, Rusty had lost his strength. To regain his function and independence, Rusty chose Gateway Rehabilitation ... Every flu season, millions are diagnosed with influenza. Unfortunately, in some cases, the patient develops pneumonia. For Rusty, that's exactly how ... Read More
  • Tom M.

    Tom M.

    Vibra Hospital of Northern California

    Tom Miskey knew he faced an uphill battle, having been through several health issues. As a result of acute respiratory failure, Tom required a ventilator to breathe. He recently had surgery to address a thoracoabdominal aneurysm and suffered an embolic stroke. An embolic stroke occurs when a blood clot travels to the brain after forming elsewhere in the body. This brought Tom to Vibra Hospital of Northern California. When he arrived at Vibra, Tom was dependent for all mobility and care. ... Tom Miskey knew he faced an uphill battle, having been through several health issues. As a result of acute respiratory failure, Tom required a ... Read More
  • Vicky S.

    Vicky S.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo

    Vicky Stewart went to bed on January 14th as an active grandmother, living life to the fullest. She enjoyed gardening and picked up her grandson from school each day. The next morning, Vicky woke up on the floor unsure how she got there. Unable to walk, Vicky crawled to the phone. She called her son for help, who got her to BSA Hospital. The doctors at BSA treated Vicky for a traumatic brain injury. The time came for Vicky to discharge from BSA Hospital, but it wasn't yet safe for her to ... Vicky Stewart went to bed on January 14th as an active grandmother, living life to the fullest. She enjoyed gardening and picked up her grandson from ... Read More
  • Linda E.

    Linda E.

    Vibra Hospital of Northwestern Indiana

    Each day, Linda Evans delivers the mail to the people of Michigan City, IN. Linda, 41, takes pride in her job as a mail carrier. After completing her deliveries, Linda returns home to her loving family. A passionate animal lover and rescuer, her family includes three dogs: Pepper, Murphy, and Puck. While on her mail route one day, Linda was involved in a serious car accident. The trauma Linda suffered in the accident left Linda with multiple life-altering injuries. Longing to return to ... Each day, Linda Evans delivers the mail to the people of Michigan City, IN. Linda, 41, takes pride in her job as a mail carrier. After completing her ... Read More
  • Debra K.

    Debra K.

    Southern Kentucky Rehabilitation Hospital

    We all have certain health factors in our family trees that make us conscious of how we go about our daily lives. We make an effort to eat right, maintain a certain level of physical activity, etc. This was how Debra lived her life. While working in her garden one day, Debra suddenly felt her right side go weak. She made her way back to the patio and took a picture of her face. The photo reinforced Debra's suspicion -- she was having a stroke. Debra alerted a family member who transported ... We all have certain health factors in our family trees that make us conscious of how we go about our daily lives. We make an effort to eat right, ... Read More
  • Carolyn W.

    Carolyn W.

    San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

    It was a beautiful day in August. A busy week was in store for Carolyn, which was nothing short of typical. Carolyn felt relatively well, despite being a little sore from a car accident two days prior. She went about her day as usual, backing her truck up to a hitch – something she’d done countless times with little effort needed. On her first attempt, Carolyn missed. She knew right away, something was wrong - this had never happened before. “I pulled forward to try again, felt ... It was a beautiful day in August. A busy week was in store for Carolyn, which was nothing short of typical. Carolyn felt relatively well, despite ... Read More
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