Inpatient Rehab Patient Success Stories


Inpatient Rehab Patient Success Stories

The inpatient rehab program with Mary Free Bed at Munson Medical Center has helped many people across northern Michigan. Here are some of the stories from patients who receive care every day.

Please Note: If a patient or staff member featured in one of our videos is not wearing a mask, the story was filmed prior to COVID-19. Our experts take every precaution to give you and your loved ones a safe, high quality experience. Please review our masking policy here. 

Jan's Story - Painting a New Life

A 74-year-old amputee patient masters a new walk of life with the help of expert our rehabilitation services. 


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Johnathon's Story - A Whole New Reality

How 16-year-old Johnathon VanDrie learned to experience life through a whole new perspective with the help of outpatient therapy.


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Louis' Story - Recovery After a Stroke

How a 64-year-old stroke patient got his life back through rehabilitation, one small step at a time.


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Alex's Story - Rehab Recovery

Alex "Coop" Cooper started his inpatient rehab journey with Mary Free Bed at Munson Medical Center after suffering from a stroke. His goal was to walk again and his team is with him at every step.

Robert's Story - Recovery After a Tumor

Robert dances through Munson Medical Center to say thank you after his rehab experience following surgery to remove a tumor on his spine.

Pat's Story - Recovery After a Stroke

Pat had the chance to thank the inpatient rehab team at Munson Medical Center after his rehab experience following a stroke.

Mike's Story - Recovery After a Stroke

"These therapists are some of the best - some of the nicest people," Mike reflects on his journey to recovery after suffering from a stroke.

John's Story - Recovery After an Accident

"It was a life changing experience," John describes how the rehab team went above and beyond to help him after an accident left him severely injured.

Larry's Story - Recovery After a Spinal Cord Injury

"My goal is one day at a time," Larry reflects on his time in rehab after a spinal cord injury from a fall left him a quadriplegic.