Sutter Roseville Medical Center
Bob - Back to Active Lifestyle Thanks to Sutter Wound Care Clinic
Twenty-five years ago professional skier Bob experienced a devastating injury while performing a ski stunt, leaving him as a complete paraplegic, paralyzed from the waist down; however, he has never let his disability hold him back.
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Ron – On the Mend with Neurological Therapy
"I guess I missed a spot," says Ron jokingly about the insect repellent he regularly applies. "I was diagnosed with a severe case of West Nile Virus that was caused by a mosquito bite. After spending three and a half months in the hospital – which included one month in the ICU on a respirator – I could not walk, use my right arm, see very well, nor even feed myself.
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Kathy – Wound Care Clinic Saved Her Leg
Fifty years ago, when she was 9 years old, Kathy was hit by a car that mangled her left leg. "They managed to save my leg, although my mobility was severely affected," Kathy explains. "I can walk for short distances, but often use a wheelchair to get around."
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David – Patient Uses Own Experience to Help Others
Dealing with the stresses of day-to-day life can become overwhelming, but little did 47-year-old David know they could also become life threatening. David, a Roseville native and Safeway butcher, suffered a massive stroke on a crisp November morning.
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