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occupational therapy

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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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Reaching for recovery

After complex heart problems and several surgeries, little Graylyn Karaus is stretching, reaching and working toward walking.

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‘You’re one in 1,000’

After suffering severe injuries in a car-deer accident, Linda Ball stages a recovery that impresses her family and medical team.

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‘God wasn’t finished telling her story’

Two years after a terrible car crash, Kathryn Dotas returns to the pediatric intensive care unit to thank the team that saved her life.

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Back to the beat

Jason Wise almost died in 2016. A year later, he's back to his love of music—and spinning tunes for the people who helped him get there.

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‘I took my life back’

Avid fisherman Jim Ehnen despaired over his Parkinson’s diagnosis―until he found hope.

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‘I felt like I was dying all the time’

After battling back from a heart condition and leukemia, Liz Klinkoski, 31, is now recovering from a stroke.

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Less pain, more gain

Spectrum Health athletic trainers help large companies cut down on work-related injuries, boosting productivity and profits.

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‘I’m getting my life back’

After a battle with Guillain-Barré syndrome, Heidi Roine is learning to move again. And live again.

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Life with Levi

Born with a severe heart defect, this lovable preschooler is now working to build muscles through therapy—and plenty of laughter.

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Day in the life of Fix

Police dog Fix and the 'guy at the other end of the leash' bring comfort and smiles to patients, staff and visitors.

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Walking (and trying to run) again after amputation

Days after losing his foot and lower leg, an early post-operative prosthetics program gave Mark McGregor an accelerated path forward.

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