Southern Kentucky Rehabilitation Hospital

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

  • Rebecca S.

    Southern Kentucky Rehabilitation Hospital

    Folding clothes. Moving around the house working on every day tasks. Suddenly, unable to walk. Then unable to remember anything until waking up in the hospital. This is how Rebecca spent the first day of Spring. As Rebecca became aware of her situation in a local hospital, her condition quickly worsened. It was necessary for her to be air evacuated to Nashville. Rebecca remained in Nashville for a week recovering from a hemorrhagic stroke. At the time of her admission to SKY Rehab, ... Folding clothes. Moving around the house working on every day tasks. Suddenly, unable to walk. Then unable to remember anything until waking up in the ...
  • Dante G.

    Southern Kentucky Rehabilitation Hospital

    For any patient planning on a surgery, the hope is that the surgery will be a success and there will be no complications during the recovery period. However, should complications arise following any surgery, patients who are proactive and committed to their recovery will be far more successful. Dante faced this exact situation following his bilateral knee surgery. In the weeks following his surgery he developed Myositis Ossificans. This is a condition in which bone tissue formed in the ... For any patient planning on a surgery, the hope is that the surgery will be a success and there will be no complications during the recovery period. ...
  • Dale S.

    Southern Kentucky Rehabilitation Hospital

    Every day we travel down the road, never assuming that in a matter of moments something can occur that will completely alter our existence. For Dale S. that day occurred when he was traveling the Natcher Parkway en route to Owensboro for an appointment. Realizing something was wrong Dale pulled over, contacted emergency responders and was eventually transported to Norton’s in Louisville for emergency surgery. Following a very unique stinting to correct a proximal basilar artery occlusion, ... Every day we travel down the road, never assuming that in a matter of moments something can occur that will completely alter our existence. For Dale ...
  • Donald P.

    Southern Kentucky Rehabilitation Hospital

    We go to sleep every evening expecting to awaken in the same functional status as when we laid down. What if that did not happen? That's the reality that Donald faced. Donald went to sleep one night, suffered a stroke while he slept and was unaware that anything had occurred until the next day when he fell and was unable to get himself up from the floor. Donald was transferred to a Nashville hospital and scans confirmed that he had suffered a stroke with right-sided weakness, his dominant ... We go to sleep every evening expecting to awaken in the same functional status as when we laid down. What if that did not happen? That's the reality ...
  • Ed L.

    Southern Kentucky Rehabilitation Hospital

    We all have those things we do on a daily basis, out of routine or for pleasure; but, how often do we really pay attention to how we complete those tasks? One misstep and our “normal” can be shattered in a matter of moments. Ed was at Mammoth Cave National Park taking nature photos when the unexpected happened. While perching himself on a boulder to take a photograph, he lost his balance and fell backward off of a cliff. He was admitted to Skyline Medical Center in Nashville where he ... We all have those things we do on a daily basis, out of routine or for pleasure; but, how often do we really pay attention to how we complete those ...
  • Cyesha J.

    Southern Kentucky Rehabilitation Hospital

    Cyesha J. was an energetic 20-year-old, 23 weeks along with her first child when an event occurred that would forever change her and her family’s world. Cyesha complained to her mother that her head was hurting and in a matter of a few hours she was unresponsive when EMS responded to a call at her residence. Cyesha had experienced a Cerebellar Hemorrhage. Cyesha underwent a Craniotomy with EVD placement and remained in a coma for 4 weeks. During this time, Dr’s told her mother that Cyesha ... Cyesha J. was an energetic 20-year-old, 23 weeks along with her first child when an event occurred that would forever change her and her family’s ...
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