Six-year-old Trent Sparks and his twin sister, Tessa, entered the world prematurely at 34 weeks. They spent a month in the Akron Children’s Hospital neonatal intensive care unit. While Tessa met her developmental milestones, Trent fell behind. “We started working with the Medina County Help Me Grow program when Trent was 9 months old,” […]
In honor of our inpatient rehab unit being open for 5 years, this week we celebrated with fun events for patients, families and staff. Our theme for the week was “Paint the Town Rehab” and went from Oct. 30 to Nov. 3. On Friday before our celebration began, we recruited patients to decorate the window […]
It’s almost National Therapy Animal Day (April 30) with Pet Partners, and we can’t wait to celebrate the amazing impact they have on our patients! Many research studies show the benefits and value of therapy animals, but Jerry Miller, 12, and Jack Lehman, 16, can personally speak to the comfort and healing they experienced. They […]
We officially have a muscle school graduate. What an amazing journey. We could not have asked for a better experience. We watched Jordan go from externally rotating his right leg out before surgery, to wincing at each crawl, to attempting to stand with his walker, getting new bracing to help with support, walking so tall with his braces and keeping his toes pointed forward, going the distance then walking with canes.