Road to recovery: One doctor’s journey in rehabilitation after battling COVID-19

By Jade Waddy Dr. Grant Lashley spent nearly six weeks in the TIRR Memorial Hermann COVID-19 Rehabilitation Program. Dr. Lashley spent 37 days on a ventilator in the ICU at a Louisiana hospital before coming to TIRR Memorial Hermann where he would relearn to walk and so much more. Watch his story. To learn more [Continue Reading]

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On the Frontlines of COVID: “My whole life is built on helping others”

By Kaye Robertson For the past 20 years, I’ve worked alongside doctors and therapists, providing a second pair of hands to help our patients regain their abilities after life-changing illness or injury. We still provide that same high-level service, but some things have changed. When patients come in for their therapy appointments, we give them [Continue Reading]

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Local teacher’s passion for teaching helps in her recovery after brain tumor

By Jade Waddy Kindergarten teachers play a crucial role in introducing children to the world of learning. Local kindergarten teacher Robin Nichols loves taking on that important task. In fact, it served as her motivation during her recent rehabilitation journey at TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation-The Woodlands Medical Center.   While teaching one day last [Continue Reading]

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One dad’s fight to have a walk to remember with his daughter, after months of health challenges

By Lindsey Klingensmith Roberto Guzman celebrated the start of 2020 with zeal.  With a few exceptions, his daughter’s wedding being one major exception, 2019 was not a great year and he was relieved to see it come to an end. 2019 Health Struggles It started in early January when Guzman experienced dizziness while walking his [Continue Reading]

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Polio survivor returns to TIRR Memorial Hermann as adult for post-polio treatment

By Jade Waddy Dana Cowey vividly remembers when she first arrived at TIRR Memorial Hermann at the age of 3 in 1966 for treatment of polio. Over the next decade, Cowey would come back to TIRR Memorial Hermann once a month for treatment of her polio conditions. TIRR Memorial Hermann can trace its roots back [Continue Reading]

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Gloria Suarez doesn’t let life-changing paralysis stop her from participating in her first marathon

By Jade Waddy Gloria Suarez’s motivation and determination are inspiring. Five years ago, Suarez began experiencing unexplainable back pain. “The pain was so unbearable, I went to the emergency room and was basically unable to stand up,” Suarez said. Doctors eventually discovered a tumor on her spine and several months later she would undergo surgery [Continue Reading]

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