Vibra Hospital of Charleston

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

  • Mr. Overcash

    Vibra Hospital of Charleston

    “Honestly I’m thrilled to be going home. I never thought I would leave the hospital alive, let alone on my own two feet.” They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, and Mr. Overcash had problems with that. Mr. Overcash experienced a major bowel blockage and underwent emergency surgery where he lost a lot of his small intestine. Waccamaw Medical Center sent him to MUSC for the surgery, and there he stayed for quite some time. “Four months I was in-and-out of the ICU over at ... “Honestly I’m thrilled to be going home. I never thought I would leave the hospital alive, let alone on my own two feet.” They say the way to a man’s ...
  • Mr. Cole

    Vibra Hospital of Charleston

    “The day I fell in love with him was the day we stopped his heart,” Jackie said, tears beginning to form in her eyes. “He is just a wonderfully sweet, grumpy man.” A retired secret service officer and loving husband and father, Mr. Cole has been through the wringer and has come out on the other side a changed person. “This whole experience has given me a new understanding in life,” he said. “I’m more calm, and people tell me I’m funny now. I’ve never been told I am funny in my adult ... “The day I fell in love with him was the day we stopped his heart,” Jackie said, tears beginning to form in her eyes. “He is just a wonderfully sweet, ...
  • Mr. Overton

    Vibra Hospital of Charleston

    Mr. Overton and his loving wife, Diane, moved to Mount Pleasant from Connecticut almost two years ago for the fresh air and the beach. They are particularly fond of the beach in front of Fort Moultrie and can often be found there. If they aren’t there, you can find the Overtons up the road eating delicious burgers at Poe’s Tavern. Through unfortunate circumstances, Mr. Overton became sick and needed surgery. He underwent nine different surgeries before ending up at MUSC to recover. After ... Mr. Overton and his loving wife, Diane, moved to Mount Pleasant from Connecticut almost two years ago for the fresh air and the beach. They are ...
  • Queenie G.

    Vibra Hospital of Charleston

    Ms. Queenie Green is an individual whose wholesome spirit and faith is one in a million. Despite her setbacks, Queenie left Vibra Hospital of Charleston with a bigger smile than when she arrived. Queenie's story starts when she underwent surgery for her knee. Queenie did her due diligence, completing all her rehabilitation work and doctor visits. But then she developed an infection that required extensive care, including another surgery. While recovering from surgery she met with Christy, ... Ms. Queenie Green is an individual whose wholesome spirit and faith is one in a million. Despite her setbacks, Queenie left Vibra Hospital of ...
  • Joseph & Myrna J.

    Vibra Hospital of Charleston

    Being married for 68 years leaves a lot of room for great and interesting experiences. Recently, Doctor Joseph James and Myrna James checked another off of their list: being in the hospital together. Dr. James admitted to Vibra Hospital of Charleston's TCU unit to receive physical therapy, but he wouldn’t do it alone. “I just couldn’t leave Myrna home alone by herself,” Joseph said. Dr. and Mrs. James talked to their doctor and he agreed Myrna could benefit from physical therapy, as well. ... Being married for 68 years leaves a lot of room for great and interesting experiences. Recently, Doctor Joseph James and Myrna James checked another ...
  • Donna Z.

    Vibra Hospital of Charleston

    Like a ghost in the fog, Mrs. Donna Zawislak drifted in to Vibra Hospital of Charleston from Waccamaw Medical Center. She arrived dazed and confused, only knowing her husband’s name, Greg, for certain. Donna's initial assessment showed her mind was not in the present. To Donna, her sister was much younger and her son was only a baby. She couldn’t remember meeting Greg through his cousin so many years ago. This was hard for Greg. It brought to tears the first time he spoke of his wife’s ... Like a ghost in the fog, Mrs. Donna Zawislak drifted in to Vibra Hospital of Charleston from Waccamaw Medical Center. She arrived dazed and confused, ...
  • Nina W.

    Vibra Hospital of Charleston

    In the mid-1940’s, when he was in the 6th grade, Larry Ward met a girl whose name was Nina. Now, as the story goes (as Larry likes to tell it), Nina was sweet on him, and wanted to be his girlfriend. Nina’s father was the Head Baker at Merita Bakery. And that meant he had access to a pretty good supply of something every 6th grader likes. Bubble gum. Not just any bubble gum, but Bazooka Joe Bubble Gum. You know, with the little comic strip wrapped inside? Little Nina would give Little ... In the mid-1940’s, when he was in the 6th grade, Larry Ward met a girl whose name was Nina. Now, as the story goes (as Larry likes to tell it), Nina ...
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