Success Stories


Joseph

“This place is just stupendous!”

Joseph, 78, is a devoted husband and father who loves golf and traveling. But in May 2012 his traveling and time on the green took a backseat. Joseph was rushed to the ER, where it was discovered that he had a large bowel obstruction and sepsis. Doctors had to work fast and Joseph underwent a colostomy.

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Lee

Regaining Strength and Skill

Lee came to Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital for continued care following short-term acute care hospitalization at Seton Medical Center for a cerebral vascular accident (CVA), more commonly known as stroke.

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Mr. A

Back to Business

In October, Mr. A suffered a massive stroke that caused him to lose all function in the left side of his body. As a business owner ready to return to “business as usual”, Mr. A knew he must have a quick, effective road to recovery. At the recommendation of his physicians and a few friends, he immediately chose Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital.

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Mr. B

Pushing Toward Recovery

Mr. B came to us after suffering a stroke at home late one night. He also experienced a fall due to extreme left sided weakness, and subsequently spent six days in the ICU at Seton Medical Center Austin.

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Mr. L

Treated Like Family

Mr. L was referred to Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital from University Medical Center Brackenridge in September after falling 20 feet at work. He sustained extensive multiple fractures to the lower left side of his body. After completing a course of three surgeries, he was ready to begin his road to recovery through rehabilitation.

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Mrs. G

A New Lease on Life!

Mrs. G has had Multiple Sclerosis since 1992. By 2011, she could no longer drive, walk or even move her right leg. It took two people and 200 lbs of force to bend her leg into a comfortable enough position to recline. She was constantly in an incredible amount of pain, getting only a few hours of sleep each night. No longer able to drive a traditional vehicle, she was looking into purchasing a conversion van, and could only be mobile with the use of an electric wheelchair. She was even considering resigning from her position as City Council Member in her community.

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