Patient Stories

Physical therapy success stories

Physical therapy has the power to transform pain into strength, and we love hearing how our patients are now living uplifted lives. See below for our physical therapy patient success stories.

Brad Blazek

Veteran recovering from traumatic brain injury turns to new chapter as children’s book author

Army captain Brad Blazek suffered a traumatic brain injury while serving in Iraq in 2007. Nearly 15 years later, severe migraine headaches, memory loss, difficulty...

young child smiling after receiving physical therapy treatment

After eight surgeries, Jaxton keeps smiling and passing milestones

The mood lightens as soon as Jaxton Williams enters our sister company, Drayer Physical Therapy’s Strawberry Plains clinic in Knoxville, Tenn. “He is just a...

young boy recovering from traumatic brain injury

Recovering from traumatic brain injury and becoming “Stronger Every Day”

When Eli Hairston first came home from the hospital, he slept in his parents’ room so they could tend to his needs. Progress has been...

women playing field hockey

Overcoming injury to achieve USA Field Hockey dreams

As it did with the rest of the sports world, COVID-19 stopped the U.S. women’s national field hockey team in its tracks. USA Field Hockey,...

young girl at physical therapy

A graduation walk to remember

Wearing high heels at Owasso High School’s May 22 graduation, Autumn Rosenthal climbed stairs and crossed the stage to receive her diploma. It appeared to...

firefighter receiving physical therapy treatment

After rehabbing from a biceps rupture, a firefighter’s passion burns on

For all the risks you might associate with decades as a firefighter, it was a seemingly innocuous incident at shift change in his Arlington, Va.,...

man jumping in obstacle course

From major shoulder surgery to American Ninja Warrior in less than 1 year

As a successful obstacle course racer, including an appearance on the TV series “American Ninja Warrior,” Josh March is a pretty tough guy despite his...

Tim Alexander at football game

Paralyzed Tim Alexander presents UAB game ball

Under just about any other circumstances, the night of Sept. 2, 2017, would have found Natalie Shannon in Atlanta for a neutral-site college football game...

Find a