“I thought I was never going to be able to walk again.” – After experiencing multi-trauma in a car accident, 33-year-old Elliott Cooper believed that would be the case. That was until he began inpatient rehabilitation with Mary Free Bed at Covenant HealthCare. Thanks to his incredible drive and access to a holistic therapy plan […]
Faces of Rehabilitation
Regaining Strength after Cellulitis: James’ Story
After he was diagnosed with cellulitis, James had 17 surgeries. Cellulitis is a common skin infection – but it can also cause serious health problems. James nearly lost his leg as a result of his infection, but the surgeries saved it. He turned to the experts at Mary Free Bed at Covenant HealthCare for therapy […]
Get Up and Go! Finding Gains in Stroke Rehabilitation Recovery – Mary’s Story
“Either you are going to stay like this or you are going to get up and you’re going to start doing something real quick.” Days after experiencing a stroke, Mary Rosales Garcia tapped into her inner motivation and pushed herself through stroke rehabilitation at Mary Free Bed at Covenant HealthCare. In this video, learn how […]
Wonder Woman: Kaitlynn’s rehabilitation journey
Kaitlynn Farr’s rehabilitation journey started after a car accident left her with broken hips, a broken ankle, and two fractured vertebrae. Just a few months later she’s walking without any assistive device making her Wonder Woman nickname never more fitting.
Food for Thought: Ruby’s Story
Ruby is just 11 weeks old. She is experiencing weakness in the muscles used to eat and drink safely. Mary Free Bed at Covenant’s interdisciplinary approach in its outpatient feeding clinic is helping infants like Ruby tip the scales in the right direction.
Dylan’s Story: KAFO and on the Go
Dylan was diagnosed with Genu Varum and internal tibial torsion, and the earlier we can treat it, the better. The team at Mary Free Bed at Covenant HealthCare Orthotics & Prosthetics + Bionics aims to take Dylan’s everyday movements to the next level. Learn how KAFO braces work to keep kids on the go as […]
All smiles: Elizabeth’s story
After a stroke left Elizabeth Simons unable to move, the 18-year-old Freeland, Michigan, resident used a positive attitude, hard work and advanced technology to regain her independence – and her smile. After graduating from inpatient rehabilitation at Mary Free Bed at Covenant HealthCare, Elizabeth is looking forward to continuing her recovery and getting back to […]
Ryan’s story: Hard work = Recovery
Retired Army specialist Ryan Carpenter was working on his house when he fell from a ladder, breaking his hip and shoulder. Ryan worked through the pain and met his goal to go home more quickly than expected.
Battling back: Bob’s story
The double Purple Heart recipient has fought hard to recover his strength and independence. He’s had help from his Mary Free Bed at Covenant family.
Special homecoming: Austin’s story
An ATV crash in July may have sidelined 14-year-old Austin Bennett’s plans to play football this season, but he’s looking forward to the future.