Patricia Showalter had become very unsteady on her left side, causing her to struggle to walk. Patricia went to Mercy Jewish Hospital, where doctors diagnosed her with a brain tumor known as meningioma. After undergoing surgery to remove her tumor, Patricia struggled to regain her function.
For Victoria White, 2022 started just like any other year, working full-time and living her everyday life. Then, one morning, Victoria woke up and couldn’t move her arms and legs. Thankfully, she managed to use the emergency contact function on her phone to call her sister for help.
Before issues with his circulatory system, Rob Steffen lived a very active life. Rob was an avid golfer and a real estate agent and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Retired life was good for John Muench and his wife, Mary Jo. They filled their days with camping, hiking, working in the yard, and spending time with their large extended family. Then one day, John noticed increasing abdominal pain and a slight weakness in his legs. The pain became unbearable over the next couple of days, and John struggled even to walk. Mary Jo took John to the ER, where he was diagnosed with a spinal cord infarction.
Greg Traylor and his son were hanging Christmas lights on their house together, enjoying what should have been a special father-son experience. Instead, that day wound up being memorable for unfortunate reasons when Greg fell from the roof. He sustained multiple injuries in the fall, the most significant being a traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Stephen Warnock’s time in the hospital took a toll on him, but he came to Gateway ready to work on his recovery. After 23 days, he walked out and spent Christmas with his family.