Our Rehab Patients Say It Best

What's Your Story
What's Your Story?
Your friends and neighbors from throughout southwest Michigan and beyond share their experiences at Spectrum Health Lakeland. Do you have a story to share? Click on the "What's Your Story" button and complete the form. 

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Making Every Second Count, Timothy Buchana
Jun, 2019

Nothing was easy, but I didn’t give up. I could feel myself getting stronger and stronger every day.

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A Lesson in Acceptance , Evelyn & Carrie Zak
Apr, 2019

A lot of people ask questions about her helmet. I love educating people on something that's helping enhance my daughter's life.

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A Lifelong Learning Experience , Thiago Pizzonia
Mar, 2019

His entire care team is really involved and connected with our situation – they all work together.

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Discovering a New Normal, Mike Wilson
Mar, 2019

My rehabilitation team gave me such great care - I don't think I would be here without them.

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Back on the Road to Recovery, Kevin Ivers
Sep, 2018
Physicians: Dan Hayward, MD; Sara McComish, DPT

Choosing Lakeland Orthopedic Physical Therapy was one of the best decisions I made.

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Odds of Survival, Stan Smith
Oct, 2017
Physicians: Mark Harrison, MD

I would like to look Dr. Harrison in the eye, shake his hand, and thank him.

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Fitness Designed with You in Mind , Eleanor Dorow
Oct, 2017

My exercise specialist, Emily, meets with me monthly to discuss my progress and introduce new exercises into my routine.

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Spinning in Circles , Ruth Thornton
May, 2017
Physicians: Shannon Logsdon, PT

Physical therapy worked wonders – it’s the best thing that ever happened to me.

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A Dynamic Duo, Larry Willey
Jan, 2017
Physicians: Shannon Logsdon, PT; Sarah Frantz, PTA

They pushed me just the right amount to get me to where I needed to be.

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Niles to St. Joseph - One Big Family, Becky Laymon
Nov, 2016
Physicians: Christian Sikorski, MD

They treated me so well, and encouraged me without making me feel ‘less than’. They truly became my family.

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Cranial Therapy: Evelyn Zak "A Lesson in Acceptance"

After a flat spot began to develop on baby Evelyn's head, the Zak family turned to Mary Free Bed Orthotics and Prosthetics at Spectrum Health Lakeland.

Inpatient Rehabilitation: Mike Wilson "A New Normal"

After suffering a stroke, Mike Wilson spent the next month participating in an extensive inpatient rehabilitation program at Lakeland Hospital Watervliet to help him return to his normal functions.

Check-Up: Michael O'Hearn - A Pain in the Back

Physical therapist, Michael O'Hearn shares when to seek medical help for back pain.

Check-Up: A Pain in the Back - When to Seek Help

Physical therapist, Michael O'Hearn shares how to determine if back pain is serious enough to seek medical help.

Planning Your Life Around the Restroom? Take Control!

Learn about the causes and symptoms of incontinence.

Check-Up: Causes of Incontinence (Vanessa Cool, PT)

Vanessa Cool shares how rehabilitation can be an effective treatment option for incontinence.

Lakeland has a Heart to Serve - Now with Spectrum Health

Improving health, inspiring hope, saving lives. Spectrum Health Lakeland is now part of Spectrum Health offering an expanded care team, additional specialties, and new technology for you and your family.

Spectrum Health Lakeland: Your 100 Top Hospital

IBM Watson Health™ published its 100 Top Hospitals® 2019 study naming Lakeland among the top 100 hospitals in the U.S. based on overall organizational performance.

We Are Lakeland

Video of our team members

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