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Motherhood motivates stroke survivor in therapy
In the News
May 06, 2021

Between her three kids, a full-time job at an orthopedic hospital, and the occasional sand volleyball game, Andrea Kuester is a busy woman. A stroke in February temporarily sidelined the 39-year-old former college athlete, but her can-do attitude is proving key to her successful rehabilitation journey.

Brain injury survivor proves to be ‘Strong as Steele’
March 25, 2021

In sports, you learn practice makes perfect, and that’s the mindset 18-year-old Steele McLaren applied to his rehabilitation journey at Madonna. After suffering brain trauma while on a hunting trip, the three-sport athlete from Atlantic, Iowa showed why he’s “Strong as Steele.” And just like on the football field, Steele didn’t face this fight alone. His care team, and 35,000 people on the Facebook page “Praying for Steele #32 strong,” cheered him on every step of the way.