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occupational therapy

Patient Story

‘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.

Patient Story

Life with Levi

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

Patient Story

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.

Patient Story

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.

Patient Story

Against all odds

A paralyzing stroke could have forced Dave Jones to live out his days in a nursing home. He's now preparing to walk a 5K.

Patient Story

‘My heart is just full’

After a stroke paralyzes the left side of her body, landscaper Janette Tazzia cultivates patience and regains independence.

Make key decisions with this driving simulator

This high-tech device will help patients with dementia and brain injury remain safe on the road—or off it.

Patient Story

‘I didn’t think I’d make it’

Creativity and technology helped motorcycle crash survivor Derrick Curtis along his road to recovery.

Patient Story

Back on her feet

Helped along by grit, her granddaughter and a pair of therapists, an 87-year-old woman finds her strength after a brush with death.

Patient Story

‘Extremely lucky to be alive’

Drew Garcia, 18, was hit by a car going 60 mph. He lost a leg―but not his determination to play basketball.

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