Tag Archive for: Amputee

Amaya Hernandez

Out for a ride on the back of her boyfriend’s motorcycle, Amaya Hernandez and her boyfriend, Brandon, were struck by a car coming in the opposite direction. The vehicle hit them head-on while attempting to pass the car in front of them, an error that would change Amaya’s life forever. The collision resulted in Amaya losing her leg and Brandon losing his life.

Celeste Marquez

After a severe car accident, Celeste woke up overwhelmed with the death of her husband. She also had to deal with her right leg amputation and extreme pain from multiple surgeries.

Thomas H.

Thomas H. got a mild burn on his foot at work that led to a severe infection requiring an above-the-knee amputation. He was happy that he trusted his recovery with SJVRH and looks forward to continuing with outpatient therapy.