Patients Share Success Stories


Gerry Corwin

Gerry Corwin

Gerry Corwin, stroke patient, experienced right-side hemiplegia. Here's his story of recovery.


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Brad Fahrenkamp

Brad Fahrenkamp

Husband and father Brad Fahrenkamp lived a fast-paced lifestyle, working 70 or more hours a week as a financial advisor, staying active with two young boys and sleeping little. He was only 40, so he never thought a stroke would change his life. Until it did.

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Eileen Barner

I wanted to write you personally to let you know how pleased I was with my stay at the facility. I had bilateral, partial knee replacement on July 12. I am so happy that we have a facility of this caliber located in our area. 

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Jim Crandall

Jim Crandall

Jim Crandell woke up paralyzed. His diagnosis: Guillain-Barre syndrome. Hear his story. 

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Joy Lawson

Joy came to HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital at Drake in the fall of 2012.  Read more about Joys experience...

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Patsy L. Gruenenfelder

My father was admitted to the Veterans Hospital with a fractured hip. After post-op he was transferred to your facility. As a healthcare professional myself, along with my two sisters who are nurses, I wanted to take the time to commend your staff that is caring for my father.

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Sam Popplewell

Sam Popplewell

Sam Popplewell’s senior year of high school should have been filled with football games, studying for tests, hanging out with friends and preparing for college; however, those activities changed instantly when an accident on Nov. 15, 2014 resulted in a traumatic brain injury.

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Terri Kersey

Terri Kersey

During a visit to Africa in July 2014, Terri Kersey’s life completely changed. She set out to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro and suffered an extensive stroke that caused right side paralysis and loss of speech that she feared would be irreversible.

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Thomas Middleton

Thomas Middleton

On Nov. 14, 2016, Thomas Middleton of Wilmington, Ohio, was spending the day cleaning a grain system, a routine chore for the 84-year-old farmer. When Thomas had not made it home on time, Helen, Thomas’s wife of 64 years, assumed something was wrong and went to check on him.

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Tiffany Anderson

Tiffany Anderson

Returning from a fun-filled, snowy weekend visiting friends, Tiffany Anderson, 22, suffered a traumatic brain injury and was in a medically induced coma on a ventilator for seven days after a car accident. 

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