Patient Story

From the flu to 50 days in the ICU

After seven years, lung failure patient asks her doctors, “Am I still the sickest patient you ever had that lived?”

Patient Story

PT helps Ironman test his mettle

At age 56, Kevin Rupp aims to compete in triathlons as long as his body will let him.

Patient Story

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.

'Why did I wait?'

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

Patient Story

‘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.

Patient Story

‘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.

Patient Story

'They make you feel like you're somebody'

A stroke victim's newfound love of painting helped her reclaim strength and self-confidence.

Patient Story

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.

Patient Story

Parkinson’s program gets 'Big' results

Woodworker David Smedley—grandpa to 30, great-grandpa to 24—discovers a unique physical therapy program to help him control his tremors.

Patient Story

'I can still make beautiful things'

Adult coloring has become a popular rehabilitation and meditation tool, with more than 12 million coloring books sold each year.

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

The art of recovery

Expressive Arts program helps Tonya Babcock regain motion and memories.