One summer day, Ray began experiencing horrible abdominal pain. He tried to wait it out, thinking he had food poisoning. But the pain worsened, and a neighbor friend took him to Audubon Hospital. There, tests provided a diagnosis. Ray didn’t have food poisoning but rather a perforated viscus, or tear of the colon.
Ten years ago, Tammy Cadle almost died. Getting ready for work, Tammy had just finished taking a shower. “As soon as I lifted my leg out of the shower, I felt a pain go through my chest, through my body, that was like nothing I had ever felt,” she recalled. “I felt a strangling feeling in my through and such a sense of dread.”
“My life has been changed forever,” Karen shared. “I have come too far to ever go back to the bad decisions I made in the past. It meant a lot when my surgeon told me how proud he was of the progress I’ve made.”
Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital, a medical rehabilitation hospital located in New Albany, has been recognized by CARF International, a nonprofit accreditor of health and human service programs. The hospital received a three-year accreditation from CARF for three of its programs.
Since 2006, Brandon Taylor has worked at the Sportsdrome Speedway. Thirteen years into his career, Brandon was involved in a tragic accident when one of the cars struck him during a race. Though his injuries were not life-threatening, he suffered a horrible leg injury in the accident, known as a closed bicondylar fracture of the right tibial plateau. As a result, he spent the next several years in physical therapy.
Vibra Healthcare is excited to announce Jill Bosa, MHA, OTR, as the chief executive officer of Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital, a Vibra Healthcare medical rehabilitation hospital located in New Albany.
Conner Davis was having a pretty good day for a young man of 21. He had taken the day off work from his construction job to take his girlfriend to a doctor’s appointment. Sitting in the parking lot waiting for his girlfriend, Conner began to feel hungry. Then the headache started. By the time his girlfriend returned to the car, Conner’s headache was so bad he felt like he would throw up.
Karen Ricci remembers the morning of her stroke. Like so many of us, she woke up tired and lay in bed contemplating the day ahead. Karen even debated going to her volunteer appointment.
When Susan Ellenbrand arrived for an appointment with her neurosurgeon, Dr. John Serak, she wasn’t herself. Susan’s arms and legs were completely numb, and she couldn’t walk. Dr. Serak sent her straight to Baptist Floyd Hospital for a thorough exam. A CT scan showed that Susan had a compressed spinal cord.
While working at his house one day, David’s knee gave out. He fell backward and landed on concrete, breaking his left femur and sustaining a unilateral hip fracture.