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  • Daniel B.

    Daniel B.

    Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital

    It was a Friday when Daniel Boone suddenly developed a temperature so relentless his wife had to take him to the immediate care center. Following a diagnostic workup, the doctors sent Daniel to the local ER to have more tests run. When he arrived at the emergency room, he had an IV placed and more tests completed. The doctors diagnosed Daniel with pneumonia and sent him home with medication and orders to rest. By 4 pm on Sunday, Daniel told his wife he couldn't breathe and needed to go to ... It was a Friday when Daniel Boone suddenly developed a temperature so relentless his wife had to take him to the immediate care center. Following a ... Read More
  • Ramon R.

    Ramon R.

    Highlands Rehabilitation Hospital

    Ramon Rios was having a normal morning at work when he started to feel unwell. He told his boss around noon he was leaving for home. Ramon called his wife, who noticed he sounded different with slurred speech. She instructed Ramon to go to the hospital as soon as possible. He drove himself to The Hospitals of Providence East Campus. According to Ramon, the symptoms started about an hour before he arrived at THOP East. His symptoms included right hemiparesis (weakness on the right side of ... Ramon Rios was having a normal morning at work when he started to feel unwell. He told his boss around noon he was leaving for home. Ramon called his ... Read More
  • Paul H.

    Paul H.

    Southern Kentucky Rehabilitation Hospital

    How many of us can say that we were at the point of death and, within just a few months, were able to return home and back to our life? Paul Huff most certainly can! Paul admitted to Centennial Medical Center in Nashville after experiencing a sudden onset of right-sided weakness and an inability to speak. Paul had been neurologically impaired by a significant stroke. The stroke left him unable to communicate, swallow, complete activities of daily living (ADLs) or ambulate. Paul was also ... How many of us can say that we were at the point of death and, within just a few months, were able to return home and back to our life? Paul Huff most ... Read More
  • Harry G.

    Harry G.

    Kentfield San Francisco

    Harry Grecousis was ready to give up on life before he arrived at Kentfield Hospital San Francisco. Harry had lost a lot of weight and had severe shortness of breath. He went to the emergency room at a local hospital and the diagnosis was terrifying. Harry had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease. He spent two weeks in ICU on a ventilator and felt “trapped in bed all day.” Depressed, Harry felt no hope for recovery. Then, Harry came to Kentfield ... Harry Grecousis was ready to give up on life before he arrived at Kentfield Hospital San Francisco. Harry had lost a lot of weight and had severe ... Read More
  • Valerie C.

    Valerie C.

    San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

    Prior to suffering a stroke, Valerie lived a very active life. Valerie enjoyed being a homemaker, caring for her family. "I love to take care of my husband, my family, my dogs and spending time with my friends," Valerie stated. "Cleaning, cooking and caring for people really makes me happy!" Like many who care for others, Valerie's lived an extremely busy life. Then one day, a series of events occurred that would change all that. "I had flu-like symptoms, difficulty swallowing, and a ... Prior to suffering a stroke, Valerie lived a very active life. Valerie enjoyed being a homemaker, caring for her family. "I love to take care of my ... Read More
  • Angela P.

    Angela P.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Angela Parks was a busy, working mother of three young children when her life changed suddenly. Charles, her four-year-old son, tried waking her one morning. Right away, it was clear something wasn’t right. Angela’s left arm and leg weren’t working right and she was having great difficulty speaking. Charles called for help, and his mother was sent to the hospital where she was diagnosed with a stroke. Because of her stroke, Angela could no longer walk on her own. She could not care for ... Angela Parks was a busy, working mother of three young children when her life changed suddenly. Charles, her four-year-old son, tried waking her one ... Read More
  • 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
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