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Posts tagged with “Stroke”

Fast Action Makes a Difference for Stroke Patient

Posted on May 3, 2018 in Patient Stories

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.


Doctors Use Tiny Vacuum To Help Stroke Patients

Posted on February 26, 2018 in Patient Stories

Jane Coleman heard her husband make an odd noise, “almost like hiccups but not exactly,” but when she turned to look at him, she knew immediately what was happening: He was having a stroke.


Free Wheelin’: Strokes change ride attendant’s perspective on life

Posted on January 25, 2018 in Patient Stories

After suffering four strokes and receiving life-saving treatment at Fort Sanders Regional, Gilbert Rodriguez has a new perspective on life.


Covenant Health Hospitals Receive Advanced Stroke Certifications

Posted on October 20, 2017 in Patient Stories

Covenant Health, the region’s only stroke hospital network, is pleased to announce several advanced stroke certifications from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.


Form Follows Function

Posted on May 24, 2017 in Patient Stories

Medical staff at the hospital promptly evaluated Lee, and determined she was having a stroke.


Driven to Succeed

Posted on May 17, 2017 in Patient Stories

Therapy at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center Helps Stroke Patient on the Road to Recovery