Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

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

  • 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 ...
  • Jarred & Devon

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Jarred, a seemingly typical 33-year-old man, woke up one January morning with the worst headache of his life. He went to the hospital and was treated for his headache and sent home. The next morning, he woke up unable to use his right side, unable to walk, and unable to talk normally. Jarred went back to the hospital and was diagnosed with a brain abscess. He spent the next several weeks in three different hospitals and underwent brain surgery to remove the abscess. On 02/05/2018, Jarred ... Jarred, a seemingly typical 33-year-old man, woke up one January morning with the worst headache of his life. He went to the hospital and was treated ...
  • Brad F.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    In the fall of 1999, 15-year-old Brad Fritz was on his way home from one of the biggest football games of the season when he was involved in a motor vehicle crash. He was taken to the hospital, where he was declared brain dead, but luckily for Brad, that was not the case. After three months in a coma, Brad woke up unable to walk, talk, or do anything for himself. Shortly after, he began the long road to recovery and started therapy to relearn EVERYTHING. With the help of some amazing ... In the fall of 1999, 15-year-old Brad Fritz was on his way home from one of the biggest football games of the season when he was involved in a motor ...
  • Mary Jo G.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    “I have to say, I could not have picked a better place! Gateway gave me my life back!” MJ exclaims when asked about her experience at Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital. Mary Jo “MJ” Goebel is a young, independent, and active woman. She is married to a wonderful husband, has a beautiful daughter, and works full time for an insurance company – which she loves! In June of this year, MJ’s life changed drastically. Over the course of several days, MJ progressively lost the strength in her legs ... “I have to say, I could not have picked a better place! Gateway gave me my life back!” MJ exclaims when asked about her experience at Gateway ...
  • Jennings E.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Jennings Ellis was walking around his home when an accident happened. He had lost his balance and fell backward. When he hit the floor he had broken his vertebrae c5-c6. He went to a hospital in Lexington where he was informed about the services at Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital. He chose Gateway for his short term, but medically managed rehabilitation to strengthen him so he could get back home to his wife and very supportive family. Jennings could not eat solid food because of the ... Jennings Ellis was walking around his home when an accident happened. He had lost his balance and fell backward. When he hit the floor he had broken ...
  • Harold M.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Harold’s first words after waking up after being in a coma was “I want pizza.” Harold had been transferred to the hospital after his mother found him and rushed him to the emergency room. He had been at a family farm recovering from chemo treatments for his stage 3 lymphoma cancer. What he didn’t realize was he had been in bed for 8 days, with no food and little water because he had become delirious. He was so weak he couldn’t sit up and the doctors told him he was very close to death ... Harold’s first words after waking up after being in a coma was “I want pizza.” Harold had been transferred to the hospital after his mother found him ...
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