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.