Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

Read some of our patients’ stories of their experience with our team.

  • Sylvia M.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    Sylvia arrived at Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas with a complicated medical history -- a history that suggest Sylvia was lucky to even be alive. Sylvia and her husband, Ron, live on a few acres of cropland and raise cattle and ewes. In a couple short months, those animals will be giving birth. But after spending several weeks in a short-term acute care hospital, Sylvia was in no condition to return home. She came to Vibra to regain her physical strength and mobility. While the goal was ... Sylvia arrived at Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas with a complicated medical history -- a history that suggest Sylvia was lucky to even be alive. ...
  • Frank and Raymond

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    "There's no other love like the love for a brother. There's no other love like the love from a brother." -Terri Guillemets After undergoing brain surgery, Frank requested a transfer to Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas. His brother, Raymond, had admitted to Vibra a couple weeks prior. "I chose Vibra because my brother was there, and it was closer to home," noted Frank. Raymond had come to Vibra for wound care, IV antibiotics and therapy after having a toe on his left foot amputated. He ... "There's no other love like the love for a brother. There's no other love like the love from a brother." -Terri Guillemets After undergoing brain ...
  • Ashly P.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    An accident left Ashly with multiple injuries, including an external fixator of the pelvis. This injury left her unable to bear weight. Ashly needed to regain her strength to return home and care for her children. She chose Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas to help her reach that goal. In order to remove the fixator, Ashly completed a course of IV therapies at Vibra. She also worked hard with our dietary team so she would have the proper nutrition to heal. Despite at times having little ... An accident left Ashly with multiple injuries, including an external fixator of the pelvis. This injury left her unable to bear weight. Ashly needed ...
  • Cheryl E.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    "You fed me when I could not feed myself. You bathed me when I couldn't even hold a washcloth. You turned me in bed when I couldn't move my arms and legs. You encouraged me when I was discouraged, and provided a smile when I needed it." This was quite the adjustment for Cheryl, an active and independent woman. Along with her husband, they ran their own business. But one day, Cheryl began to experience numbness and tingling in her lower extremities. Soon, her arms were affected, too. She ... "You fed me when I could not feed myself. You bathed me when I couldn't even hold a washcloth. You turned me in bed when I couldn't move my arms and ...
  • Amy B.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    It was the day after Easter, and Amy was back at work in Williston, ND when it happened. She suffered a hemorrhagic stroke. Amy's stroke left her paralyzed on the left side. She also suffered respiratory failure, aspiration pneumonia and blood clots in her legs. After two weeks, Amy transferred to Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas. When she arrived at Vibra, Amy could not communicate and had no awareness of her surroundings. She required a feeding tube for nutrition, as she could not ... It was the day after Easter, and Amy was back at work in Williston, ND when it happened. She suffered a hemorrhagic stroke. Amy's stroke left her ...
  • Jacob O.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    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 the time he got to the ER his oxygen tank was on empty and his CPAP was broken. He was emergently intubated and placed on a ventilator. Jacob was in a fight for his life. He required very high vent settings and high levels of oxygen. When that wasn’t enough he was placed in the prone position ... On July 14th, 2017, Jacob was admitted to Rapid City Regional Medical Center for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Right heart failure, MRSA ...
  • Melody C

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    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 way to get clothing, and to find enough energy to get to the car. He took me to Baker, Montana to the ER, where they put me on oxygen. I don’t remember anything after that until I woke up on the flight from Billings to Mandan. My son said they flew me to Billings and he rode on the flight with ... 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, ...
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