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occupational therapy

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‘A 5 percent chance of living’

After battling back from a devastating brain injury suffered in a car crash, this young man walks side-by-side with his mom as he stakes claim to a new life.

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‘Never, ever thought I would have a stroke’

In rehab therapy, 35-year-old Tyrone Bell gives his all, working to regain function of his left leg and arm.

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The magical music of Matthew

Born blind, a 14-year-old boy has become a virtuoso who sees colors within the most intricate sounds of music.

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Of grit and gratitude

Put off by a referral to hospice care, this 83-year-old heart patient sought a powerful second opinion and found a way forward.

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‘You’re having a stroke’

Hockey player and taxidermist Chad Kious envisions his return to the ice after having a unique surgery to remove the blood clot in his brain.

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‘It’s been a grind’

For Diana and David Vos, life after stroke hasn’t been easy. But perseverance has brought the couple a long way—and they’re not giving up.

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A melody for recovery

At age 17, Shawn Wieland suffered a traumatic brain injury in a winter car crash. Twenty years later, he's back to walking and playing guitar.

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‘A walking, living, breathing miracle’

Candus Jones comes from 'a long line of cast-iron skillet women.' That toughness came in handy as she faced a rare and debilitating condition.

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‘I love you so much’

Jason Blakeslee almost died in a motorcycle crash. With the help of art and occupational therapy, he's regaining mobility and danced with his wife at a recent wedding.

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Rebuilding a life

Fearing the worst while hoping for the best, a 33-year-old construction worker resists seeking treatment for paralysis until the 11th hour.

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Giving up ‘was never an option’

Six years after battling back from a ruptured brain aneurysm and month-long coma, Todd Abbott offers hope to other patients coping with brain injuries.

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Stepping out with a new hip

Mary Howell had no idea how quickly she'd rebound from her joint replacement surgery.

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