Neurological Conditions Videos

Guillain-Barré Syndrome Case Study at Peak Performance

Charles Nunefeld faced a recovery from an extreme case of Guillain-Barré syndrome where he was paralyzed from head to toe and placed on a ventilator for 7 months. Beginning on July 18, 2012, he spent almost 3 years in and out of 5 different hospitals working on his recovery. In January of 2015, he finally […]

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

For Seth, age 12, EDS means a life long battle to not only gain, but also maintain muscle strength in the face of joint laxity and excessive sublocations and dislocations. His main symptoms are that of loose, easily dislocated joints accompanied by chronic muscle pain and fatigue. On land, even minimal pressure on his joints […]

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Lori searched relentlessly for answers to beat the odds in her recovery. In her search, she came across the aquatic therapy program at The Hetrick Center in Middletown, PA. Aquatic therapy has been a blessing for Lori. Today, she has regained almost all arm and shoulder function, and her aquatic therapy keeps not only her […]

Traumatic Brain Injury

Miles Brothers is a 28 year old traumatic brain injury survivor and is experiencing, first-hand, the benefits of that combination. Brothers suffered a gun shot wound to the head 6 years ago which has left him with stroke-like symptoms. He lacks the ability to move his right arm and both legs. He eventually found his […]

Stroke

Lois Jordan suffered a stroke that left her almost completely paralyzed. Before she started aquatic therapy, she was told she would never walk again and her hopes of improving her mobility were all but dashed. Today, after only 5 months of aquatic therapy with Barb Cacia, Wellness Director at Pieters Family Life Center, in their […]

Severed Carotid Artery Resulting in a Stroke

Angee Neish of Kansas Joint and Spine treats Charlene, an inspiring young woman who is recovering from a tragic car crash. Charlene was on her way back from Duke University, having evaluated the Medical School there, when her vehicle was struck from behind by a careless tractor trailer. In addition to a broken femur and […]

Severe Stroke

Chuck Ciraolo suffered a stroke four and a half years ago. His family was told it was so severe and that he should not have survived and would likely be a vegetable the rest of his life. He is a regular visitor at Pieters Family Life Center, a part of Heritage Christian Services in Rochester, […]

20-Year-Old Suffering from Stroke and AVN

People might not think of a stroke and twenty year old in the same story, but that is exactly what happened to this now twenty-two year old female. This patient suffered a stroke just two years ago and had even more hurdles to jump when her steroids caused Avascular Narcosis Desicanns (AVN). She has already […]

Peripheral Neuropathy

88 year-old Jack suffers from Peripheral Neuropathy. It has affected his balance and core strength, and has been the cause of multiple dangerous falls. Watch as Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA of Northwest Rehabilitation Associates in Salem, OR, successfully combats Jack’s diagnosis with the safe and effective water environment, utilizing the HydroWorx pool. Jack […]

Atypical Parkinson’s Disease

An atypical Parkinson’s patient found amazing recovery and results due in large part to her aquatic and occupational therapy at Vital Energy Rehab and Wellness Center. Hear how she went from being completely dependent on help to fully functioning thanks to her therapy.