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Madonna aids in rehabilitation from acute flaccid myelitis
Patient Stories, Press Releases
July 22, 2019

Madonna therapists are accustomed to helping patients of all ages recover from stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury and complex medical issues, and from time to time, rare complications and diseases affecting mobility, cognition and ability to perform daily tasks. Such is the case with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a condition commonly described as “polio-like”, primarily affecting children. The condition affects the gray matter area of the spinal cord, which causes muscle weakness, diminished reflexes, and in the most extreme cases, respiratory failure.

One year later, stroke survivor embraces life
Press Releases
February 28, 2019

Christy Womeldorff’s passions for hunting and baseball provided inspiration during her recovery from a massive stroke in 2018. The 39-year-old wife and mother regained her voice, mobility and cognitive skills with her family and Madonna team cheering each small accomplishment.

Idaho dad says Madonna’s the ‘perfect spot’ for son’s brain injury recovery
Patient Stories, Press Releases
September 26, 2018

Hunter Jacobson, 15, suffered severe injuries including brain trauma after a dirt bike accident near his home in Sandpoint, Idaho back in December 2017. When it became time for pediatric rehabilitation, Hunter's dad researched the best facilities online and came upon Madonna. Bob Jacobson says upon walking into the main entrance of Madonna's Omaha Campus, he "knew this would be the perfect spot for Hunter."

Media Inquiries

Our patient recoveries make great news. The Marketing and PR team at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals handles all media inquires and is your first contact for help to schedule an interview with a patient, a rehabilitation expert and in getting additional details concerning a press release or event. Our team understands the fast-paced news cycle and will work hard to meet your deadline.

Lincoln Campus

Tami Rudder, Marketing, Media & PR Specialist
Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals Lincoln Campus

Omaha Campus

Lora Vohl, Marketing, Media & PR Specialist
Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals Omaha Campus