Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

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

  • Carol D.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

    Carol Davis was less than two days into her dream job when the accident happened. Carol was the new house manager of a recovery home. The job had perks -- free rent, a paycheck, and four hours off in the afternoon she could spend writing -- but it meant so much more to Carol. "I try to change the world with my heart," Carol stated. The fall that happened twice That day, Carol tripped on a four-inch step at the house. In the fall, she fractured her pelvis. The paramedics came and ... Carol Davis was less than two days into her dream job when the accident happened. Carol was the new house manager of a recovery home. The job had ...
  • Fabian P.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

    Fabian Pena's life was full of friends, family, and activity. He worked full-time in construction with his uncle. After work, he would spend time with his 4-year-old daughter, Ximena. They would barbeque, go to the park, and play with Barbies. On Sundays, Fabian played soccer with his friends. "I would commute from Blythe to Lake Havasu for games and tournaments," Fabian said. After games, they would go to lunch and visit before his long drive home. In between it all, Fabian spent lots of ... Fabian Pena's life was full of friends, family, and activity. He worked full-time in construction with his uncle. After work, he would spend time with ...
  • Ann K.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

    One Sunday morning, Ann Kenny was working on her computer when the phone rang. Her son, Dave, was on the line. As they spoke, Ann noticed her right arm began to tingle and she couldn't move the computer mouse. "I think I'm having a stroke," Ann said to her son. Dave called Ann's neighbor, Mark, to check on his mother, who lives alone with her dog, Patches. While Dave was on the phone with Mark, Ann attempted to get up from her chair. "I fell on the floor and could not get up," she ... One Sunday morning, Ann Kenny was working on her computer when the phone rang. Her son, Dave, was on the line. As they spoke, Ann noticed her right ...
  • Carole R.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

    Carole Rogers isn't used to inactivity. A nurse of 47 years, Carole remains active in the community. She sits on the board for the Desert Healthcare District & Foundation and belongs to the Palm Springs Rotary Board. She is passionate about giving back to the community, including volunteering as a nurse at the homeless clinic. Recently, Carole underwent a routine hip replacement at Desert Regional Hospital. She discharged home and was doing well, independent with the use of a walker. But ... Carole Rogers isn't used to inactivity. A nurse of 47 years, Carole remains active in the community. She sits on the board for the Desert Healthcare ...
  • Kimberly K.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

    "I led a normal, everyday life," Kimberly Kiles said, reflecting on life before her stroke. "I was independent and able to care for myself. I loved taking walks every day and shopping. Being from a small town, there is not a lot to do, so my walks and shopping are very important to me!" One day, in the midst of that daily routine, Kimberly realized something was wrong. Suddenly unable to move her right arm or leg, Kimberly sent her daughter to the neighbor's house for assistance. They ... "I led a normal, everyday life," Kimberly Kiles said, reflecting on life before her stroke. "I was independent and able to care for myself. I loved ...
  • Bob B.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

    "It started quite suddenly. I was just starting to settle in for the night, watching TV at home with Lexie, my long-haired Chihuahua, when I suddenly couldn’t move my right hand or right leg. I called six or eight times to my wife, who was watching TV at the other end of the house. She quickly understood it was an emergency situation and called 9-1-1. The paramedics took me to Eisenhower where I was given a TPA injection, and where I had a CAT scan and an MRI. A blood clot had gone to my ... "It started quite suddenly. I was just starting to settle in for the night, watching TV at home with Lexie, my long-haired Chihuahua, when I suddenly ...
  • Robert R.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Rancho Mirage

    "I was an avid, although recreational golfer. I LOVE to golf, I just didn’t care so much about my handicap. I care more about sharing my love of golf with my grandson and my great-grandson. My wife’s and my life was all about the eight grandkids and the soon to be eight great-grandkids! We would often watch them play sports. Basketball, baseball, soccer; basically anything athletic with a ball. I also enjoyed my extended family at family gatherings, eating and playing Skip-Bo. Being the ... "I was an avid, although recreational golfer. I LOVE to golf, I just didn’t care so much about my handicap. I care more about sharing my love of golf ...
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