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.
Volunteer John Nehls says he would give up all he owns to walk again, but he knows that’s not going to happen. Both of his legs have been paralyzed since September 2014, the day his daily 50-mile bike ride ended in a horrific collision with a parked truck.
Four-year-old Beau Kirby’s wheelchair is a symbol of victory. After arriving at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center unresponsive and stroller-bound two years ago, Beau is now mobile, playful, and communicating every day.
Knoxville News-Sentinel Cortney Roark September 5, 2017 http://bit.ly/2wGfXDi Dr. Mary Dillon, medical director at the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, treats every patient in the 73-bed center like they’re her favorite patient. But she’s not acting or putting on a show. “Every patient thinks they’re her favorite patient,” Leslie Irwin, vice president and administrator at the […]