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“The integration is amazing—how the therapists work together. It’s not just siloed by modality. They really combine them around what Hillary needs, and they’re really caring people.”

Dan Burns Scottsdale

Stroke Support Group Demonstrates Strength in Numbers

Seventeen years ago last month, Harry Hensell was at a restaurant with his wife and grandkids following a family camping trip when he had an ischemic stroke, which he...

Young Valley Mom Stuns Doctors by Beating Deadliest Brain Cancer

Given just months to live in 2006, a young Arizona woman, treated at St. Joseph’s Barrow Neurological Institute, has amazingly beat two brain tumors, outlived her projected life...

DBS Gives North Pole Man a Christmas Gift: Movement

“I’m a little rusty,” 69-year-old Dewaine Snider said after playing part of June Carter Cash’s “Meeting in the Air” on his mandolin. “I used to always play in...

College Student’s Recovery From Ruptured Aneurysm Is ‘Nothing Short of a Miracle’

Three years ago, then 19-year-old Anthony Veglia left each of his parents a voicemail in the middle of the night to let them know he was on his...

Barrow Patient Recounts ALS Diagnosis

John Gilmer laced up his running shoes and hit the road on Jan. 19, 2014 to run the Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Half Marathon. This wasn’t his first...