Vibra Hospital of Fargo

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

  • Todd R.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    Life was good for Todd Reidman. He worked as a college professor and owned an auto repair business. Todd was completely healthy, living independently at home with his wife. Then, Todd contracted COVID-19. The virus hit Todd hard, causing him to need a ventilator to breathe . Other complications ensued, including seizures, an acute kidney injury, and cardiac arrest. As a result of the kidney injury, Todd was placed on dialysis. Todd transferred to Vibra Hospital of Fargo with major ... Life was good for Todd Reidman. He worked as a college professor and owned an auto repair business. Todd was completely healthy, living independently ...
  • Ruth L.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    As a pancreatic cancer survivor, Ruth Lorshbough has experienced ups-and-downs. The "rollercoaster ride" that was her latest hospitalization proved no exception. Ruth underwent a Whipple procedure to address a bowel obstruction. This led her to Vibra Hospital of Fargo . Multiple infections and Ruth's history of pancreatic cancer complicated her recovery. Ruth could only stand for ten seconds with the assistance of two people and couldn't perform self-care activities. She was deconditioned ... As a pancreatic cancer survivor, Ruth Lorshbough has experienced ups-and-downs. The "rollercoaster ride" that was her latest hospitalization proved no ...
  • Dawn L.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    Dawn Lemieux came to Vibra Hospital of Fargo after an aspiration event led to cardiac arrest and respiratory failure. When Dawn arrived at Vibra, she required a ventilator to breathe and could not eat. Without assistance, Dawn could not move in bed nor stand or perform self-care activities. With the help of Vibra's interdisciplinary care team, Dawn made great progress in her recovery. The staff helped Dawn work through her anxiety of participating in therapy. Soon, she wanted from the ... Dawn Lemieux came to Vibra Hospital of Fargo after an aspiration event led to cardiac arrest and respiratory failure. When Dawn arrived at Vibra, she ...
  • Rich S.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    To say Richard Sundberg's trip to New Mexico didn't go as planned would be an understatement. While there, he began to experience shortness of breath. Rich went to a local emergency room and was placed on a ventilator. Doctors performed tests to determine the cause. Rich tested positive for human metapneumovirus (hMPV) and legionella. He also developed acute renal failure during his stay. Once Rich had stabilized enough to leave New Mexico, he admitted to Vibra Hospital of Fargo . Rich ... To say Richard Sundberg's trip to New Mexico didn't go as planned would be an understatement. While there, he began to experience shortness of breath. ...
  • Marylynn R.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    Imagine that you can see, hear, understand, and comprehend everything around you. But every time you try to speak, laugh, joke, cry, or scream, you can't. Not because you don't know how to do it, but because your body has failed you. That was the reality for Marilynn when she arrived at Vibra Hospital of Fargo. Marilynn arrived at Vibra with a condition called Osmotic Demyelination Syndrome. Better known as "locked-in syndrome", this condition blocks the brain's communication with the ... Imagine that you can see, hear, understand, and comprehend everything around you. But every time you try to speak, laugh, joke, cry, or scream, you ...
  • John D.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    Can you imagine the struggle and fear of having experienced a life-altering illness or event? The unknown, the speculation of possible outcomes, the fear of not recovering would be overwhelming. What if you had no concept of what was happening to you? That is what happened to John. It was a normal day when John collapsed with a torn aorta. He received life-saving medical interventions and was rushed to the hospital. John underwent invasive procedures to resuscitate him and save his life, ... Can you imagine the struggle and fear of having experienced a life-altering illness or event? The unknown, the speculation of possible outcomes, the ...
  • Carol N.

    Vibra Hospital of Fargo

    Carol admitted to Vibra Hospital of Fargo after a few weeks in the acute care hospital. Carol had recently undergone abdominal surgery, but experienced complications. Carol was in need of wound care, TPN, and antibiotic therapy due to sepsis. She also needed physical therapy, as she had become debilitated due to her extended stay. During about a month at Vibra, Carol made great progress. She discharged having transitioned to a regular diet, her wounds healed, and having regained strength ... Carol admitted to Vibra Hospital of Fargo after a few weeks in the acute care hospital. Carol had recently undergone abdominal surgery, but ...
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