Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital

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

  • Rhett L.

    Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital

    Rhett Luecke’s journey has been nothing short of inspirational. Both staff and patients alike at Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital have felt moved by his progress. An engineer for over 20 years, Rhett is married with two children. "I was living the American dream," he said. That was, at least, until his health began steadily declining two years ago. The decline began with a very small slur in Rhett's speech. About a week later, he noticed he was limping. He could no longer go running and ... Rhett Luecke’s journey has been nothing short of inspirational. Both staff and patients alike at Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital have felt moved by ...
  • Leland L.

    Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital

    Though retired, Leland Lynch remained active, working a few jobs. He filled his time with the things he loves, like family activities and being outdoors. Those hobbies included sledding, mushroom hunting, working in his garden, and especially fishing! At work on Halloween, Leland wasn't feeling well. He drove himself to the emergency room. Tests revealed Leland suffered a small stroke. While hospitalized, he suffered another, leaving him paralyzed on his dominant right side. Leland also ... Though retired, Leland Lynch remained active, working a few jobs. He filled his time with the things he loves, like family activities and being ...
  • Mrs. Spicer

    Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital

    About 7:30 pm the night Mrs. Spicer suffered a stroke, she said goodnight to her husband and went to bed. Other than the headaches she'd been having the past few days, everything seemed normal. At 3:00 am, her husband woke up to find his wife on the bathroom floor. She was mumbling, in a weakened state, and confused. Though Mrs. Spicer has some memory loss, she recalls having trouble moving her leg and hand. Mrs. Spicer was airlifted from her local hospital to University of Louisville ... About 7:30 pm the night Mrs. Spicer suffered a stroke, she said goodnight to her husband and went to bed. Other than the headaches she'd been having ...
  • Mr. Unruh

    Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital

    Mr. Unruh had just settled down on the couch to watch some television after dinner with his wife. It was a typical day for the computer technology teacher to that point. But it was about to take a turn for the worse. First, Mr. Unruh complained about being overheated, which he attempted to resolve by removing his sweater. Then, he felt a sudden, sharp pain in his chest. The pain radiated into his neck and shoulder. His wife took immediate action, calling 9-1-1. An ambulance arrived, ... Mr. Unruh had just settled down on the couch to watch some television after dinner with his wife. It was a typical day for the computer technology ...
  • Dennis S.

    Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital

    Dennis Sumler served our community for 42 years as a police officer and part of the Clark County Probation Office. He retired in January 2017. Dennis and his wife settled into his retirement by staying active and enjoyed walking together for exercise. That September, after spending a normal day together, Julie and Dennis sat down around 6:00 pm. They put golf on the TV and began discussing what to make for dinner. Suddenly, Julie realized that she wasn’t getting a response from Dennis. ... Dennis Sumler served our community for 42 years as a police officer and part of the Clark County Probation Office. He retired in January 2017. Dennis ...
  • Gary R.

    Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital

    Gary Reynolds spent his days working 30-40 hours per week assisting patients prior to cataract surgery. Along with his day job, Gary spent long hours cutting down trees in the heat of the summer. One long-awaited Friday off, Gary headed to LaGrange to visit family. During the drive, he began to feel sick. He felt like he was coming down with a virus or inner ear infection. Gary and his brother-in-law decided to take a ride in the country during his visit. Gary recalls the trouble he had ... Gary Reynolds spent his days working 30-40 hours per week assisting patients prior to cataract surgery. Along with his day job, Gary spent long hours ...
  • Joeann B.

    Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital

    Completing her morning chores, Joeann Brown realized she needed to feed her outdoor cats. She gathered their food and headed for the back door. Hands full, Joeann attempted to push open the door with her foot. But her shoe got caught in the door, causing her to fall on the hard floor of her sunroom. The sudden and traumatic fall was so loud it woke her grandson, who was sleeping on the couch. He rushed over and decided to call Joeann's granddaughter, who is a nurse. Under her guidance, ... Completing her morning chores, Joeann Brown realized she needed to feed her outdoor cats. She gathered their food and headed for the back door. Hands ...
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