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physical therapy

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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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The fun factor

A woman with Parkinson’s disease gets back on her feet through the perfect beat—music-based rehab that feels more like entertainment than therapy.

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‘Back up on the growth curve’

When his weight plateaued, baby Connor got eating and drinking assistance from a speech pathologist.

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His and hers physical therapy

When octogenarians John and Judy Lukassen needed physical therapy, they became cheerleaders for one another.

‘Why did I wait?’

After overcoming her fears, a Michigan woman undergoes successful knee replacement surgery—and it changed her life.

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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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‘They knew what worked’

After a fall from a 16-foot ladder, physical therapy is helping Carl Prowant get his elbow back into commission.

A glorious triumph

Dale Coil's unwavering commitment to physical therapy and healthier living led him to shed more than 300 pounds—and gave him his first pain-free morning in years.

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Choosing joy

After a double lung transplant and battling a host of maladies, a Michigan mom has kept faith alive.

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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 was just crushed’

Fearing an elbow injury would ice his college hockey career, Chad McDonald underwent Tommy John surgery. He has now landed a spot with the pros.

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‘He just wins over hearts’

Resilient and fun-loving, Kingston battles spinal muscular atrophy with help from physical therapy and a breakthrough medication.