Grateful patients and families stories
Elkader resident Donna Anderson wanted to be able to dance again. Donna had both hips replaced at the Crossing Rivers Health Center for Specialty Care. Hear Donna share her experience.
Darryl suffered a heart attack in April of 2017 and learned that his heart was functioning at only 20%. He attended Cardiac Rehab at Crossing Rivers Health and reached goals he didn't even think were imaginable.
Ruth Ann Johnson and her family share their experiences with Crossing Rivers Health Hospice in caring for Ken Johnson.
November 15, 2016 was the scariest day of Kala's life and the best day of Kala's life. Kala was 24 weeks and 6 days pregnant when she gave birth to Kiara at 2 lbs .05 oz. Now, she is a healthy baby girl. Read Kala share her story.
Ferryville resident Joan Kohlhaas was a heavy smoker for years prior to quitting in 1998.As she got older, she frequently had bronchitis and chest colds. In 2013, she was diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Her pulmonary doctor referred her to the Pulmonary Rehab program at Crossing Rivers Health.
Ron Jones was born and raised in McGregor, Iowa. He married his high school sweetheart, Mary, 49 years ago and proudly served in Vietnam. Ron has experienced a variety of health conditions from type 2 diabetes to peripheral artery disease (PAD) to prostate cancer. Read Ron share his story and how the Cardiac Rehab program at Crossing Rivers Health took his quality of life from 10% to 90%.
On February 7th, 2017, Liz Darnell received a call that parents fear - her daughter, Kaycee, had been in a car accident on the way to school. Kaycee was transported to the emergency department at Crossing Rivers Health. Read Liz recount the moments of that horrifying day and her appreciation for the care her daughter received.
In December of 2014, Chuck had not been feeling well and made an appointment to see Dr. Owen Vincent at the Crossing Rivers Health Clinic. During Chuck's appointment, Dr. Vincent checked his blood pressure and ran some blood work. His official weight was 301 lbs. Hear Chuck share the story of how he defeated diabetes - Chuck's D Day.
In December of 2016, Kathy fell down the steps on her patio and broke her arm in three places. Three separate surgeries were performed and occupational therapy was recommended to help regain range of motion and strength in her left arm. Hear Kathy share her journey to independence.
Dorothy Ferguson's daughter, Noël, shares the story of her mother's journey with Lewy Body Disease and the memories that were relived through her LSVT therapy sessions.
A 3D mammogram detected Carleen's breast cancer on June 28, 2016 - a day she will never forget. Hear Carleen's story, her inspiring message to women, and how her journey unleashed a strength she didn't realize she had.
Chelsea shares her experiences with Dr. Matthew Olson at the Crossing Rivers Health Clinic and the Birthing Center at Crossing Rivers Health Medical Center. Hear Chelsea share why she thought Crossing Rivers Health was the perfect place to go.
Dawn will never forget the day that she received a call from Gene saying that something was wrong with his heart. He had a slim-to-none chance of surviving.
Mary visited Crossing Rivers Health Urgent Care with minor complaints of back pain and overall fatigue. She was quickly triaged to emergency care and hospitalized for a life threatening infection.Hear Mary share her story...
Paige and Chris Hirsch came all the way from Texas to haveTerri Paynedeliver their baby. "The environment thatCrossing Rivers Healthis able to provide is so refreshing, healing and calming. It was an absolute joy to have had such a beautiful birth experience here.”
Kelli suffered for the past 26 years from a condition that she recently discovered is very common and can easily be repaired. Every sneeze, every cough, every time she ran, jumped and even intimacy was causing incontinence. It was there ever day with everything she did.
As a baby, Jack suffered from regular ear infections and severe colds. As he got older, he would snore and had a horrible time sleeping. His mom, Kim, thought he was exhausted all the time.
50 fingers, 50 toes, and countless reasons to be thankful. Meagan and Jackson Fry have a full house with Brooklynn, 8, Gregory, 4, Kelsi, 3, Maci, almost 2, and Carly, almost four weeks old. All five children have been delivered by Terri Payne, Family Nurse Practitioner and Midwife at Crossing Rivers Health.
With medical provider and birthing plan in place, Tia Marshall felt as if she had everything set and ready to welcome baby Stephen into the world. While driving to Prairie du Chien for her 13-year-old son Christopher’s basketball game, baby Stephen decided to come early, and quickly.
Free from pelvic pain, heavy periods, and incontinence. "I'm not embarrassed to share what I went through because my hope is to help someone. If my story will help another woman find direction, it's all worth it."