Christian was so excited to be back on his board that he soon found himself going a bit too fast. Finding himself too far to the left, where the shade hid the ice and bumps, Christian attempted to correct his position. Unfortunately, he slipped and took a horrible tumble down the mountain. His fiance soon came upon him lying on the ground, his face and back bloody. Scariest of all, Christian couldn’t feel or move his legs.
Lorna has always lived a healthy and active life, but over time, she began having trouble with her knees due to the typical wear and tear of living. Lorna found herself shuffling, her legs bowed. She had undergone previous arthroscopic surgery and numerous injections, but her knees were bone on bone. With her instability and balance being a significant concern, Lorna underwent a double knee replacement.
Gayle was rushing to get ready for her fiancé’s birthday party when she fell and fractured her hip. After surgery, she came to SJV with the goal to walk again on her wedding day.
David Guzman went to stand up one morning and felt like he could pass out. Following this feeling, the whole left side of his body went numb.
Guadalupe Hinojosa was given a 10% chance of survival after contracting COVID-19 but never gave up.
James Hill’s life was quickly interrupted when he suffered a stroke. His condition left him unable to take care of his daily activities, leading him to seek intensive therapy at SJV.