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Iowa teacher returns to classroom after spinal cord injury
Patient Stories
February 25, 2021

As a teacher, lesson plans are a part of Whitney Hulse’s daily life. But after suffering a spinal cord injury in a car crash, Whitney, from Ames, Iowa, shifted from Spanish teacher to patient at Madonna’s Lincoln Campus, becoming a full-time student in relearning how to stand, walk and build stamina. Whitney worked tirelessly in therapy for six weeks, reaching milestones like standing, walking and driving. Today, Whitney is back in the classroom, teaching Spanish to her middle and high school students.

Holiday season offers unique therapy opportunities
December 09, 2020

Celebrations surrounding the holiday season are meaningful to so many Madonna patients and staff, but they also present unique therapeutic opporunities for speech, occupational and physical therapists to incorporate into rehabilitation.