Tag: Roper Rehabilitation Hospital

Teammate Surprises Patient with Autographed Jersey

Teammate Surprises Patient with Autographed Jersey

One morning while rounding on patients, I had the pleasure of meeting Gary Parliment, a patient who had suffered a
Pursuing Dreams After a Spinal Cord Injury

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
Battling Back from a Brain Injury

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 Attack

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
Trapped and Injured for 36 Hours

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
From Paralysis to a World-Class Archer

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 Stroke

Overcoming a Devastating Stroke

It was Sunday evening and Connie had felt funny all day. “My hand was numb and I kept shaking it
Kim’s Baby Came 12 Weeks Early

Kim’s Baby Came 12 Weeks Early

Kim Jamison’s eight-year-old son Alex knew something was wrong with his mom that morning. “I was disoriented and mumbling. I
Miracles Happen Here – Kay

Miracles Happen Here – Kay

Kay Billian had been fighting what she thought was a nasty infection for the past year. But, last September she