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.

September 15, 2017 3
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.

August 25, 2017 7
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.

August 9, 2017 0
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.

July 11, 2017 7
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.

March 12, 2017 6
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.

February 26, 2017 2
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.

January 30, 2017 6
PATIENT STORY

The art of recovery

Expressive Arts program helps Tonya Babcock regain motion and memories.

January 18, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

Your top stories of 2016

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

December 19, 2016 0
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.

October 17, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

‘My accident actually brought me to a better place’

Partially paralyzed ArtPrize artist visits children's hospital with his sister to play music, talk about art and have a little fun.

September 8, 2016 2
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.

September 5, 2016 3