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  • Robert S.

    Robert S.
    Robert was found at home, unresponsive in respiratory arrest, and was resuscitated at a local hospital. He was on mechanical ventilation and then liberated from the vent with oxygen support. Upon ...
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  • Ethel L.

    Ethel L.
    While undergoing knee surgery, Ethel went into respiratory failure and was placed on hi-flow oxygen support. Upon completion of her knee surgery, she was unable to walk and experienced severe knee ...
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  • Howard D.

    Howard D.
    Howard presented to a local emergency room unable to walk and in severe knee and back pain. He had significant anxiety with physical and respiratory deconditioning. He lacked motivation for daily ...
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  • William B.

    William B.

    Southern Kentucky Rehabilitation Hospital

    We all have hobbies or activities we love to take part in. Rarely do we contemplate the "what if's" that could result in serious injury. William was no exception. Attending the MBHA Youth World Show in Georgia, William was having a great time. One of his students began having an issue with her horse's gait. Her parents asked William to help correct the issue. William agreed, having done this several times with his own horses. But shortly after getting into the saddle, the horse began to ... We all have hobbies or activities we love to take part in. Rarely do we contemplate the "what if's" that could result in serious injury. William was ... Read More
  • Lorenzo M.

    Lorenzo M.

    Vibra Hospital of Southeastern Michigan-Taylor Campus

    Lorenzo Mosley was an active, 22-year-old young man at the time of motorcycle accident. He was a hard worker, working full-time in assembly at Ford Motor Company. Lorenzo and his girlfriend were living life to the fullest. But the motorcycle accident robbed Lorenzo of his independence. For six weeks, Lorenzo couldn't bear any weight on his legs or his right arm. He was dependent upon others for all mobility and self-care activities. Determined to recover, Lorenzo came to Vibra Hospital of ... Lorenzo Mosley was an active, 22-year-old young man at the time of motorcycle accident. He was a hard worker, working full-time in assembly at Ford ... Read More
  • Carole R.

    Carole R.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

    Carole Rogers isn't used to inactivity. A nurse of 47 years, Carole remains active in the community. She sits on the board for the Desert Healthcare District & Foundation and belongs to the Palm Springs Rotary Board. She is passionate about giving back to the community, including volunteering as a nurse at the homeless clinic. Recently, Carole underwent a routine hip replacement at Desert Regional Hospital. She discharged home and was doing well, independent with the use of a walker. But ... Carole Rogers isn't used to inactivity. A nurse of 47 years, Carole remains active in the community. She sits on the board for the Desert Healthcare ... Read More
  • Robert F.

    Robert F.

    San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

    “It was a typical Sunday,” Robert recalled. Robert and his wife started their morning at church, as they did each Sunday. After services concluded, they planned to spend some time golfing. But a minor incident at church would foreshadow trouble ahead. During services, Robert became slightly unsteady and stumbled. He regained his balance and otherwise felt fine. The couple settled in at home after services and got ready golfing. Since they live on the course, Robert drove his wife in their ... “It was a typical Sunday,” Robert recalled. Robert and his wife started their morning at church, as they did each Sunday. After services concluded, ... Read More
  • Karyn W.

    Karyn W.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    A busy healthcare professional, Karyn Weber quickly found herself with the tables turned. Sudden onset of right-sided weakness and right facial droop suggested Karyn had suffered a stroke. A visit to the hospital confirmed the diagnosis. After emergency treatment, Karyn chose Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital for the next stage of her recovery. Karyn arrived at Gateway requiring assistance with mobility, self-care, speech, and walking. A motivated individual, Karyn worked hard during her ... A busy healthcare professional, Karyn Weber quickly found herself with the tables turned. Sudden onset of right-sided weakness and right facial droop ... Read More
  • Virginia A.

    Virginia A.

    Ballard Rehabilitation Hospital

    One night, Virginia Aceves found she was having difficulty getting into bed. "My head was so heavy," she recalled, "and the left side of my body wouldn't move at all." Virginia shares a house with her friend, who heard her struggling. Coming in to see what was going on, she offered to call the paramedics. But Virginia insisted she was fine. She acknowledges she should have known better, having gone through this when her husband had a stroke several years ago. Eventually, Virginia relented ... One night, Virginia Aceves found she was having difficulty getting into bed. "My head was so heavy," she recalled, "and the left side of my body ... Read More
  • Dejah H.

    Dejah H.

    Highlands Rehabilitation Hospital

    Dejah Hernandez's car accident was bad. The vehicle she was traveling in slammed into a concrete barrier at 60mph. It took emergency personnel an hour to extract Dejah from the vehicle. Fortunately, Dejah was wearing her seat belt and the airbags deployed. But the 18-year-old faced a significant recovery. Transported to University Medical Center in El Paso, Dejah was intubated in the ER. The list of injuries Dejah suffered was extensive: Left hip dislocation with posterior wall fracture ... Dejah Hernandez's car accident was bad. The vehicle she was traveling in slammed into a concrete barrier at 60mph. It took emergency personnel an hour ... Read More
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