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May 16th, 2014

#StrokeMonth: From Victim to Therapist

By Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss cindyweiss

It’s been almost three years since Sean Bretz collapsed. Unbeknownst to the then 23-year-old U.S. Coast Guardsman, a giant aneurysm had burst in his brain, causing a massive stroke. “His prognosis was grim,” neurosurgeon Rabih Tawk, M.D., recalls. “We used every technology available to help him.” Despite complications and issues, which required him to be induced into […]

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Tags: Aneurysm, bretz, Dr. Rabih Tawk, Rehabilitation, Sean Bretz, stroke, stroke center, therapy


May 8th, 2012

Just Keep Trying: Kids and Positive Airway Pressure Therapy

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

The Patient Education video titled Just Keep Trying: Kids and Positive Airway Pressure Therapy (PAP) helps kids understand how important it is to use PAP.  Several kids share their experience about getting used to the therapy machine and that it helps them sleep better and gives them more energy.  Parents also talk about diagnosis and […]

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Tags: airway, breathing, energy, kids, Mayo, PAP, sleep, therapy


November 16th, 2011

Chris Norton wins Courage in Sports Award!

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

The below excerpts come from a USA Today article: Chris Norton, a sophomore football player at Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) who suffered a catrostrophic injury in a game last year, received the 2011 CBS America’s Choice Honor for “Courage in Sports” Sunday. After suffering the injury, Norton was taken to the Mayo Clinic, where he […]

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Tags: Award, Chris Norton, Courage in Sports, Football, hope, Luther College, Mayo Clinic, Spinal Cord, Sports Illustrated, Terry Norton, therapy, USA Today


October 21st, 2011

A Family Member’s Point of View

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

By Lindsay Engelstad I was not a patient at the Mayo Clinic Hospital, but my mother was. Prior to her going into the hospital, I always hear people say “Go to the Mayo Clinic it is the best place to be if you are sick”. Yeah right, it is a hospital and all hospitals are the […]

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