“My goal … get back to playing bridge with friends.”
~ Lois E.
Diagnosed with a brain tumor requiring surgery for the placement of a shunt, Lois lost her ability to speak, sit, walk and perform other simple tasks of daily living. She also lost the ability to attend her weekly bridge games with friends.
After receiving care at Sage Rehabilitation Hospital, she transitioned into Sage’s Neuro Rehab Program and over the course of her treatment; she’s become completely independent once again. She has returned to driving and is back to playing bridge weekly with her friends!
“My goal … walk at my high school graduation.”
~ Maddy C. (17-year old Senior)
Diagnosed with CIDP (Chronic Idiopathic Demyelinating Polyneuropathy), Maddy was a 17-year old Senior at St. Joseph’s Academy with her whole life ahead of her. Affected by a disease that left her unable to walk, feed and dress herself, she began treatment in Sage’s Outpatient Neuro Rehabilitation Program.
After receiving tailored therapy, Maddy walked across the stage to receive her diploma in April of 2011. Now, she attends college, works and lives the life of an independent young adult.
“My goal … get back to my classroom and teach.”
~ Mark G.
Mark, a full time 44-year old teacher in the Baton Rouge Public School System, suffered a life-threatening stroke that left him unable to walk, dress, bathe or feed himself. Following an acute hospitalization, he was transferred to Sage Rehabilitation Hospital.
Mark has made remarkable progress at Sage and is now receiving outpatient services where he is walking with minimal assistance and progressing towards increased independence. His goal of returning to the classroom for the Fall Semester is within reach!