Posted on November 13, 2019
Jeff Sharpe’s “big one” wasn’t a fish – it was a heart attack that left him unresponsive for more than four minutes. It took two shocks from the paddles, four stents and FSRMC’s 12-week, 36-session cardiac rehab program to set him on a new path to healthy living.
Posted on May 16, 2019
Laverne VanDorselaer was celebrating her 89th birthday and moved to pack up her leftovers in a to-go box. “I couldn’t move my hand,” Laverne says. “I couldn’t understand why.”
Posted on May 10, 2019
Greeting guests as he strolls amid linen-covered tables, Hubert Smith commands the room. You would never know his secret if he chose not to share it. Smith, 65, is recovering from a stroke.
Posted on January 17, 2019
When Kerrie Merz weighed 336 pounds, she dealt with knee pain every step of the way from her car to the door of the movie theater. Then there was the challenge of fitting into a seat. “I would squeeze myself into that chair – literally get into it and have my body overflowing out of […]
Posted on October 4, 2018
Stacey Walters went looking for a neurosurgeon to do her neck surgery. She found him in the “patient testimonial” articles she edits for Covenant Health.
Posted on August 9, 2018
Physical therapy at Fort Sanders Therapy Center helps Mary Josvai regain strength after knee replacement.