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Madonna Celebrates Healthy Vision Month
July 21, 2021

At Madonna, we provide intensive and comprehensive rehabilitation programs for individuals recovering from a neurological illness or serious injury. Vision issues are common among our patients across all levels of care, especially those who have survived traumatic brain injuries or strokes. Addressing an individual’s ability to see clearly early in the rehabilitation program can improve results for many patients because vision relates directly to balance, attention and interaction with people and objects in one's environment.

Mother of brain injury survivor finds the silver lining in a pandemic
Patient Stories
June 24, 2021

Diana Schneider looks back on 17 months filled with uncertainty and counts her blessings. For the single mother of three, the pandemic has given her the freedom to work remotely and at times, nights and weekends. The flexibility gives her additional time to spend at home caring and advocating for her son, Nick Murphy, recovering from brain trauma.

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.