Zach Petersen is learning how to live life in a wheelchair after surviving a helicopter crash at a Music Festival in Arkansas in early June. The Fremont, Nebraska, man spent time recovering at Madonna's Omaha Campus from extensive injuries to his right leg and hip. Thanks to Madonna's Independence Square, he's regaining strength, confidence and the ability to get back to being a father for his two young boys.
Kyah Matthews was diagnosed with acute transverse myelitis at the young age of six, starting a journey of recovery that brought her to Madonna's Lincoln Campus. Utilizing aquatic therapy, physical, occupational and recreation therapies as well as the latest in rehabilitation technology, Kyah weaned from a trach and slowly began to regain mobility.
When faced with an incomplete spinal cord injury and the challenge of relearning daily tasks, Kelli Pellman of Lenexa, Kansas, formed close bonds with her care team and fellow patients at Madonna's Lincoln Campus, helping provide motivation, inspiration and results.