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Tag Archive: stroke

Nebraska woman rebuilds her life after a stroke
In the News, Patient Stories
May 30, 2023

One day in the spring of 2023 Renee Henry suddenly felt off. She tried to sit down, missed her chair completely and fell to the floor. The 66-year-old was experiencing a stroke. Weeks later, Renee began to regain her independence at Madonna. “It feels great to be walking and talking again,” Renee said. “Madonna is an amazing place with amazing staff.” Learn more about her road to recovery here.

Madonna’s specialized technology helps stroke survivors reclaim independence
In the News
May 26, 2023

Madonna’s CARF-accredited stroke program serves adults and children nationwide who benefit from the combination of holistic caring and specialized technology utilized by clinicians with extensive training in stroke recovery. “Madonna offers very high-level technology and services that can help these individuals get back to what they want to do faster,” Amy Goldman, PT, DPT, Madonna’s stroke program manager, said. “The Armeo®Power is hugely beneficial because you can get mass repetition of that movement and retrain the brain how to move that side of the body again.” Read more about how the Armeo®Power, Madonna’s latest piece of technology, can lead to better outcomes for stroke survivors.

Flight attendant soars in stroke recovery
In the News, Patient Stories
November 04, 2022

As a mom and flight attendant, Emily Motycka was used to multitasking and operating at a very high level. A stroke in August at an airport in Seattle nearly brought life to a halt. But, with a strong desire to return to her family in Omaha and a strong support system, she’s proving the sky’s the limit for her recovery.

Aaliyah’s Army helps fight for her recovery
In the News, Patient Stories
August 23, 2022

“Aaliyah was one of those patients that always brought a smile to everyone’s face, just to see her progress each day was amazing,” Nicole Ford, her physical therapist, said. “Everyone would make the comment, ‘holy cow, I can’t believe how great she’s doing,’ and it’s so true. Every day she got better and better; she is exactly why I do what I do.” Learn more about Aaliyah's remarkable recovery here.