Life Changing Moments

Dad Walks Again After Four-month ParalysisLife Changing Moments

Dad Walks Again After Four-month Paralysis

“My hands and feet feel numb,” Jonathan told his wife in March 2019. Over the course of a week, his
Sam’s Path to RecoveryFeatured Articles

Sam’s Path to Recovery

During Sam’s annual checkup, his primary care doctor discovered that he had a heart murmur. “No, I don’t think so,”
A 240 lb Win for Former LinebackerLife Changing Moments

A 240 lb Win for Former Linebacker

Jamal’s life was at risk. Severely diabetic, and unable to lose weight through traditional methods, this former college linebacker had
A Simple Screening Saved Paula's LifeAdvances in Healthcare

A Simple Screening Saved Paula's Life

Paula knew that, as a smoker, she was at risk for cancer, but didn’t know there was a simple screening
When You’ve Tried Everything ElseLife Changing Moments

When You’ve Tried Everything Else

For years and years, Shelley tried to lose weight but traditional methods weren’t working for her. Finally, she successfully lost
Early Detection is CriticalLife Changing Moments

Early Detection is Critical

Karen Rowe was a healthy, active mother of three, with no risk factors or family history of breast cancer. Like
Double the Blessings: The story of twins and exceptional baby careLife Changing Moments

Double the Blessings: The story of twins and exceptional baby care

Everything was going well with Jenny’s pregnancy when she went to Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital for routine monitoring of
Finding Solutions for Wounds that Won’t HealLife Changing Moments

Finding Solutions for Wounds that Won’t Heal

Mary Jane is a smiling face and helpful hand to her customers at a downtown grocery store, but behind her
Overcoming a Simultaneous Breast Cancer and Heart Disease DiagnosisLife Changing Moments

Overcoming a Simultaneous Breast Cancer and Heart Disease Diagnosis

Carole seemed to be the picture of health. She and her husband John worked out regularly and led a full
The Power of Positive Thinking and Surgical Expertise Conquers Colon CancerLife Changing Moments

The Power of Positive Thinking and Surgical Expertise Conquers Colon Cancer

Ivie had always been healthy and energetic. So when she started to feel run down she knew something was wrong.
New Procedure Stops Devastating Effects of StrokeAdvances in Healthcare

New Procedure Stops Devastating Effects of Stroke

Gail was gardening when she started having a stroke. She was rushed to the hospital and received a lifesaving procedure
Gaining Peace of Mind with AFibAdvances in Healthcare

Gaining Peace of Mind with AFib

Wayne was enjoying retirement when he was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation a heart condition that increases the risk for stroke.
Newly Married and Diagnosed with Hodgkin’s LymphomaLife Changing Moments

Newly Married and Diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Peter, a teacher, was newly married and just closed on his house when he was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Watch
Out at Sea She Discovered a Lump in Her BreastLife Changing Moments

Out at Sea She Discovered a Lump in Her Breast

Gerry and her husband Larry were on an extended sailing trip off the coast of South Carolina when she noticed
Pursuing Dreams After a Spinal Cord InjuryLife Changing Moments

Pursuing Dreams After a Spinal Cord Injury

On a summer’s day Alexis Beshures’ life changed forever. She suffered a spinal cord injury after the rope she was
Born at Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant HospitalLife Changing Moments

Born at Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital

What’s it like to have your baby at Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital? Watch as a Mt. Pleasant couple
Battling Back from a Brain InjuryLife Changing Moments

Battling Back from a Brain Injury

In early October, Courtney Richardson was driving when a deer ran into the roadway. As she veered to avoid it
Surviving a Widow Maker Heart AttackAdvances in Healthcare

Surviving a Widow Maker Heart Attack

Philip Floyd was at home when he suddenly dropped with what is often called a widow maker heart attack. “He
A Cure for IncontinenceAdvances in Healthcare

A Cure for Incontinence

For 20 years Sandra struggled with incontinence.  Then she came to the Roper St. Francis Pelvic Health Center where she
Trapped and Injured for 36 HoursAdvances in Healthcare

Trapped and Injured for 36 Hours

When Shaun’s vehicle flipped off a mountain road he was trapped for 36 hours with a spinal cord injury. Extensive
Walter Got Fast Kidney Stone ReliefLife Changing Moments

Walter Got Fast Kidney Stone Relief

When Walter’s kidney stone pain struck it was excruciating.  Luckily, Walter was able to get fast relief at the Kidney
From Paralysis to a World-Class ArcherAdvances in Healthcare

From Paralysis to a World-Class Archer

In 2009, a motorcycle accident left Ben Thompson with a spinal cord injury. Ben started going to the Roper St.
Overcoming a Devastating StrokeLife Changing Moments

Overcoming a Devastating Stroke

It was Sunday evening and Connie had felt funny all day. “My hand was numb and I kept shaking it
Wendell’s Weight Loss StoryLife Changing Moments

Wendell’s Weight Loss Story

After a lifetime of being called “big guy” Wendell decided to make a change. See how Roper St. Francis helped