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Posts categorized as “Patient Stories”

A Pilgrim’s Progress

Posted on August 9, 2018

Physical therapy at Fort Sanders Therapy Center helps Mary Josvai regain strength after knee replacement.


Rockin’ to the Top: Nurse beats crippling syndrome to reach goal

Posted on June 21, 2018

Nurse Nicole Burton was surprised to learn that she had rhabdomyolysis, a rare muscle-wasting syndrome. But after inpatient and outpatient therapy at Patricia Neal, Nicole Burton conquered her next goal: rock climbing.


Bright Days Ahead

Posted on May 31, 2018

Robin MacLean guesses that she did the most damage to her skin during the early part of her career with the United States Navy while stationed in Hawaii. Several days later MacLean found out the mole on her back was a cancerous melanoma.


The Greatest Adventure: Pregnancy

Posted on May 10, 2018

After years of trying to start a family, tests revealed Roque had a blood clotting issue. Combined with her advanced age, this caused her next pregnancy to be classified as “high risk.” That’s when she was referred to Fort Sanders Perinatal Center at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.


Fast Action Makes a Difference for Stroke Patient

Posted on May 3, 2018

Since recovering from a stroke, Paul DeWitt appreciates simple pleasures that are easily taken for granted. He grasps a cup of coffee. He smiles and laughs. He even appreciates the ability to whistle.


Healing Grace: Church parking lot pileup leads to Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center

Posted on March 29, 2018

A parking lot pileup led Mike Allee to Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center where inpatient therapy put him on the road to recovery.