Making Strides – Terri’s Stroke Story
After a stroke affected the use of Terri Garrett’s left arm and hand, her therapy team at FMC helped her establish a plan of action to reclaim the mobility she had lost.
A Crucial Call – Mike’s Stroke Story
A fall at work brought on a series of events that Mike Miller never expected. The decisions made by his care team at FMC helped to ensure his quick recovery.
With Every Breath
As a retired wildlife officer, nothing gives Gary Swope more pleasure than being out amongst nature with a walking stick in hand and his wife, Margie, by his side.
When a stroke sidelined Gary several years ago, he worked hard to rehabilitate and get back to the outdoor activities he enjoys. He never imagined that just a short time later, his health would be challenged once again.
Time On My Side – Jackie’s Stroke Story
Despite a delay in seeking treatment, Jackie Bailey’s care teams at FMC and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center were able to race against the clock to save her life following a sudden stroke.
Unstoppable Drive – Mike’s Therapy Story
Mike Landfried’s unbelievable determination to overcome a stroke that temporarily robbed him of his ability to speak and walk is inspiring other stroke patients.
Focused on the Future – Elijah’s Stroke Story
It came with no warning. One moment, Elijah Crum was relaxing at his boyfriend’s house – the next, he was doubled over with excruciating head pain.
“It was the worst pain I have ever experienced,” Elijah, 18, of Lancaster, recalls. “Everything was getting really hot and then I vomited everywhere. That’s the last thing I remember before I passed out.”