Patients Share Success Stories


Amy Ervin

Amy Ervin

As a firefighter and emergency medical technician for Kansas City, Missouri, Amy was in picture-perfect health, thriving in her job. Amy, 29, had just finished an intense workout in the on-site work gym when she collapsed with no warning, hitting her head on the back of a fire truck. 

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Al Brown

Al Brown

Despite having multiple surgeries on his foot in attempts to save it, Al had to have a below-knee amputation on his left leg.In outpatient therapy, he was able to transition to walking with his prosthesis. Read his story.

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David Miller

After suffering from an onset of Guillain-Barre Syndrome, David Miller shares his story of recovery at HealthSouth Mid America Rehabilitation Hospital. 

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Dennis Gharst

Dennis Gharst

After having a stroke, Dennis made his decision to go to MidAmerica based on its reputation of getting patients back home quickly, with maximum independence. Read his story.

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Joe Charmella

Joe Charmella

After a stroke affected his right side, Joe couldn’t walk, could barely sit up and had swallowing issues. Through perseverance and a supportive therapy team, he can eat on his own and walk independently. Read his story.

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Jennifer Lehman

When Jennifer Lehman drove down the road in January 2009, choosing the right rehabilitation was the last thing on her mind.  Little did she know it would end up being one of the most important decisions she would make.

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Linda M

Linda M shares her story of recovery at HealthSouth Mid America Rehabilitation Hospital after suffering from a stroke. 

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Robert Bye

Robert Bye

Former patient, Robert Bye, shares his success story.

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Ron Hampton

Read former patient, Ron Hampton, letter to MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital. 

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Ryan Duarte

Ryan Duarte

After a massive stroke, which lead to seven small strokes, Ryan continued his outpatient therapy at MidAmerica. He attributes much of his progress to the outpatient therapy team. Read his story. 


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Scott Sameulson

Scott Samuelson

Scott suffered a crushed T12 vertebra, a partial spinal cord injury. Surgery was performed, but it was not 100 percent successful.  Read Scott's story.


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Steve Zink

Steve Zink

Former patient, Steve Zink, shares his success story.

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