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Nebraska Teen Returns Home to Horses After Brain Injury
In the News, Patient Stories
November 22, 2022

Teenager Saige Scheele loves playing softball and spending time with her horses. After a car crash led to a brain injury, Saige didn’t know if she would be able to get back to doing the things she loves. Thanks to Madonna’s team of brain injury specialists and state-of-the-art technology, Saige is back home with her beloved horses and playing catch with her siblings.

Four-year-old boy makes waves at Madonna after being diagnosed with GBS
In the News, Patient Stories
July 27, 2022

When he’s not watching "Paw Patrol," 4-year-old Jensen Miles loves playing outside. But in May 2022, his parents knew something was wrong when his body grew weak and he lost the use of his arms and legs. Doctors at Boys Town National Research Hospital diagnosed the energetic boy from O’Neill, Nebraska, with Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare condition where the immune system attacks the body’s nerves.

Young brain injury survivor celebrates returning home for Christmas
In the News, Patient Stories
December 15, 2021

Jayslynn “Jays” Ramirez has always loved Christmas, and this year the holiday will mean even more to her and her family. That’s because Jays will be home for the first time since an August car accident left her with a brain injury. While she recovered at Madonna, her care team incorporated her love of Christmas into her therapy, like decorating the Christmas tree. “That’s the cool part about doing things that patients love because you’re able to marry the therapy and what they want to do together, and that way everyone wins,” Bridget Mulhall, an occupational therapy student who worked with Jays at Madonna, said.