Tag Archive: pediatric rehabilitation

Haley Meeks’ unyielding path to independence
In the News, Patient Stories
November 15, 2023

Haley Meeks is known to most for her bubbly personality and her need for independence. After a serious car accident, she came to Madonna seeking guidance on how to return to her life roles. Time spent on several pieces of advanced rehabilitation technology and in Madonna’s therapy kitchen and transitional living apartment provided opportunities for Haley to flourish. Here’s a peak into her journey, one full of resiliency and charisma.

Madonna gives Nebraska All-Star football player new life outlook after spinal cord injury
In the News, Patient Stories
August 10, 2023

Byron Skinner of Merriman, Nebraska, was driving home from work when his brakes stopped working. In the rollover crash, the 18-year-old was ejected and sustained a spinal cord injury. Byron crawled back to the highway and waited for help. Instead of playing in the Nebraska-Wyoming six-man All-Star prep football game, Byron arrived at Madonna eager to learn how to become independent in a wheelchair. His care team got creative and incorporated his favorite things into his sessions. Watch and read about how the Nebraska teen re-discovered himself after his life-altering injury.