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Omaha stroke survivor adopts ‘no pain no gain’ mantra for kids

12/26/2017 3:36 PM | Patient Stories

Rehabilitation has new meaning for Darisha Ladd who goes by "Dar," after the Omaha mom of three suffered a severe stroke in late July. She credits her family and her Madonna care team for encouraging her to push through the pain today for a better recovery tomorrow.

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Tough, stubborn attitude helps girl re-learn to walk after losing mom in crash (KETV)

12/22/2017 8:42 AM | In the News

Mackenzie Carlson was one of four siblings involved in a November car accident that killed her mother. KETV shows us how this 13-year-old's determination is getting her one step closer to home.

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Kimballton man recounts life after accident (Atlantic News Telegraph)

12/12/2017 4:13 PM | In the News

The Atlantic News Telegraph shares the story of Jeffery Albert, who returned home in December after a construction equipment accident brought him to Madonna's Omaha Campus.

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Two people who crossed paths in rehab hospital count their blessings (WOWT)

12/12/2017 8:41 AM | In the News

Two former Madonna patients, Hannah Matthew and John Abkes, who survived incredible odds are performing in the same Christmas pageant at an Omaha church. WOWT shares what it means for both of them.

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Iowa heavy equipment operator getting back on his feet after rollover accident

12/8/2017 9:21 AM | Patient Stories

Every step Jeff Albert takes is one step closer to being among familiar faces and surroundings at his home in Kimballton, Iowa. Working hard to regain his independence after the heavy machine operator suffered severe injuries when a compacting roller he was working with tipped over on top of him in early July.

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Madonna helps Omaha dance teacher get back on point after illness

12/8/2017 8:26 AM | Patient Stories

Omaha dance teacher Hannah Matthew is celebrating every single victory after suffering an illness that left her too weak to get dressed. Hannah credits faith, family support and her Madonna care team as reasons she's able to get back to her love of dance.

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Iowa agricultural worker back on the job after tangle with a train

11/30/2017 8:28 AM | Patient Stories

Matthew Carlson is back to work after tangling with a train in May 2016. The Muscatine County, Iowa, agricultural sprayer suffered multiple broken bones along with brain trauma after the work injury accident. Matthew credits Madonna, his fighting spirit along with family and work support for getting him back into the tractor cab.

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Madonna Moments

11/20/2017 4:00 PM | Press Releases

Madonna recently celebrated many of those reasons to be thankful and so much more as we looked back at all that has happened in the last 12 months.

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Retired Navy officer overcomes stroke in time for Veterans Day (KOLN)

11/11/2017 1:10 PM | In the News

Laurence "Gunner" James shared his story with KOLN in time for Veterans Day. After a Sept. 12 stroke, Laurence “Gunner” James channeled the discipline from his 28 years in the Navy into his recovery at the Lincoln Campus. The long-time employee of Duncan Aviation participated in the Work Re-Entry program to refine his cognition and multi-tasking skills.

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Stroke won’t stopy Army vet from walking again (WOWT)

11/8/2017 1:17 PM | In the News

In advance of Veterans Day, WOWT featured Victor Cabriales who served two tours in Iraq, retiring in 2010 as a Sergeant First Class (SFC) after serving 34 years in the U.S. Army. Now, at 66, the war veteran is battling for independence after suffering a stroke in mid-September.

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