Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

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

  • Tom C.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    “I remember being at a stop sign and a young kid texting hit me.” A serious motorcycle accident left Tom Cocagne with a cervical spinal cord injury. He spent over a month at a long-term acute care facility recovering from his injuries. “I couldn’t do anything," Tom recalled. "I was a complete quadriplegic.” Tom went home for a short time, but eventually admitted to Frazier Rehab Institute for more intensive rehabilitation. Unfortunately, during his time at Frazier, Tom suffered a stroke. ... “I remember being at a stop sign and a young kid texting hit me.” A serious motorcycle accident left Tom Cocagne with a cervical spinal cord injury. ...
  • Terry E.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    A physically active individual, Terry Evans began feeling numbness and weakness in his arms and legs. Diagnosed with Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy, Mr. Evans required several hospital admissions for treatment. Unfortunately, his symptoms worsened and his overall condition declined. With the goal of returning to his previously active lifestyle, Mr. Evans came to Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital for intensive rehabilitation. Upon admission, Mr. Evans required assistance ... A physically active individual, Terry Evans began feeling numbness and weakness in his arms and legs. Diagnosed with Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating ...
  • Jerry G.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    "Don’t take your health for granted!” This is the piece of advice Jerry Gorman would like to pass along. Mr. Gorman admitted to the hospital after sudden onset of left-sided weakness and numbness. He was diagnosed with a stroke. Once in the hospital his symptoms became worse. Mr. Gorman began to have difficulty speaking and swallowing. To regain his function, Mr. Gorman chose Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital for intensive therapy. Before his stroke, Mr. Gorman was very independent and ... "Don’t take your health for granted!” This is the piece of advice Jerry Gorman would like to pass along. Mr. Gorman admitted to the hospital after ...
  • Jane S.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    “I can tell you exactly when it first started,” Jane Smith recalls, speaking of her spinal cord injury. “We were at Disney with the kids and the grandkids back in February and we were just walking A LOT. At the end of that trip, I was fatigued and my back was so sore. I thought it was sciatic pain, you know, when it shoots some pain down your leg and tingles a bit.” “I admit, I probably waited longer than I should have to go to the doctor, but I thought it would get better.” At first, ... “I can tell you exactly when it first started,” Jane Smith recalls, speaking of her spinal cord injury. “We were at Disney with the kids and the ...
  • Stephen G.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    On March 6th, Stephen Gallichio was on his way home from his doctor's office. Suddenly, he went into cardiac arrest. Stephen spent several weeks in acute care. Then, he transferred to Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital for acute rehabilitation. When he first admitted to Gateway he was dependent with transfers. He also struggled with memory and cognitive issues. Working closely with his interdisciplinary team, Stephen made great progress. After approximately a month at Gateway, Stephen ... On March 6th, Stephen Gallichio was on his way home from his doctor's office. Suddenly, he went into cardiac arrest. Stephen spent several weeks in ...
  • Lena J.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    It was just a regular work day at Amazon for Lina Jones. She thought it would be like any other day until she walked around a corner and tripped over a orange cone on the floor. She fell onto her knees and then to her left side. Ms. Jones fractured her left proximal humerus, left patella and right distal femur. She was taken to the hospital. Due to her injuries she was unable to put weight on her left arm or either of her legs. No surgical intervention was needed. After three days she ... It was just a regular work day at Amazon for Lina Jones. She thought it would be like any other day until she walked around a corner and tripped over ...
  • Jeff H.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    March 25 th , 2018 started out just like any other day for Jeff Houze, a 35-year-old stay-at-home father of two beautiful girls. He spent the day just like any other, playing with his daughters, preparing their meals, and taking them for a walk through their neighborhood. Around 7 PM that evening, Jeff noticed a sharp pain in his back. He took some ibuprofen and laid down to rest. An hour later, the pain had not subsided and Jeff started to feel numb in his left leg. He knew something was ... March 25 th , 2018 started out just like any other day for Jeff Houze, a 35-year-old stay-at-home father of two beautiful girls. He spent the day just ...
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