Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

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

  • Sharon E.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Sharon Eckstein recalled the moment her husband knew something was wrong. “I had just returned from vacationing in Mexico when my husband said I was not acting right and my speech was altered.” Sharon had suffered a stroke. Shortly after her symptoms started, Sharon was flown to UC Medical Center. There, physicians diagnosed her with an acute right MCA stroke. Sharon suffered significant left-sided weakness and had trouble speaking, communicating and swallowing. To regain her prior level ... Sharon Eckstein recalled the moment her husband knew something was wrong. “I had just returned from vacationing in Mexico when my husband said I was ...
  • Angela P.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Angela Parks was a busy, working mother of three young children when her life changed suddenly. Charles, her four-year-old son, tried waking her one morning. Right away, it was clear something wasn’t right. Angela’s left arm and leg weren’t working right and she was having great difficulty speaking. Charles called for help, and his mother was sent to the hospital where she was diagnosed with a stroke. Because of her stroke, Angela could no longer walk on her own. She could not care for ... Angela Parks was a busy, working mother of three young children when her life changed suddenly. Charles, her four-year-old son, tried waking her one ...
  • Gregory L.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    “If I can give somebody encouragement that has my similar situation that’s what I want.” On vacation with his family and friends, Gregory Liles suffered a fall. In the fall, Gregory hit the back of his head on the concrete. The impact left him unconscious. Gregory was rushed to the closest hospital, where he was diagnosed with a severe brain injury. Initially in the ICU in critical condition, Gregory was treated for his injuries. As he became more medically stable, Gregory began therapy ... “If I can give somebody encouragement that has my similar situation that’s what I want.” On vacation with his family and friends, Gregory Liles ...
  • Cody N.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Cody Nolin's motorcycle accident was a serious one. The crash left Cody with multiple fractures, a punctured lung and a laceration to a large vein in his leg. He was flown to UCMC to be seen by the trauma team. They treated Cody's injuries before discharging him to Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital. At Gateway, Cody would begin his healing and participate in intensive inpatient rehabilitation. When he arrived, he wasn't able to bear weight on his right leg. But Cody is a determined ... Cody Nolin's motorcycle accident was a serious one. The crash left Cody with multiple fractures, a punctured lung and a laceration to a large vein in ...
  • 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 ...
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