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Life Care of Jefferson City helps Thompson recover from fractures

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Verda Thompson fell at her Clinton, Tennessee, home, causing fractures in her pelvis.

After a stay at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Thompson came to Life Care Center of Jefferson City, Tennessee, on March 25, 2018, for physical and occupational therapies....

Life Care Center of Jefferson City helps Curl regain independence

Left to right: Leisa Evans, occupational therapist assistant; Mildred Curl; and Amanda Luttrell, physical therapist

Mildred Curl was left very weak after suffering acute respiratory failure with hypoxia, or lack of oxygen throughout her tissues.

From the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Curl came to Life Care Center of Jefferson City, Tennessee, on Feb. 14, 2018, to recover her independence....

Chambers recovers from pneumonia at Life Care Center of Jefferson City

Left to right: Kathy Lane, director of rehab; Billie Chambers; and Leisa Evans, occupational therapist assistant

Pneumonia and respiratory failure necessitated a hospital stay for Billie Chambers.

When she was released from the hospital, she needed further care and rehabilitation in order to return to her normal activity level. Chambers arrived at Life Care Center of Jefferson City, Tennessee, on Oct. 10, 2017, so weak that two people had to help her to roll over in bed....

Life Care Center of Jefferson City helps Chesney walk on her own

Left to right: Karen Mearns, occupational therapist; Virginia Chesney; Amanda Luttrell, physical therapist

Virginia Chesney was suffering from an altered mental state that left her weak and unable to walk without assistance from a walker.

 Chesney came to Life Care Center of Jefferson City, Tennessee, on Aug. 25, 2017, for her rehabilitation...

Life Care Center of Jefferson City helps stroke patient get home fast

Left to right: Mike McGimsey, physical therapist assistant; Leisa Evans, occupational therapist assistant; Clark Surrett; and Kyle Boring, PTA

On Aug. 29, 2017, Clark Surrett Jr., came to Life Care Center of Jefferson City, Tennessee, for therapy after a stroke.

A week and a half later, he was going home mostly independent.

“Oh my goodness, if it were not for therapy, I would not have been able to go home,” Surrett said....

Life Care Center of Jefferson City helps Hurst recover from weakness

Left to right: Amanda Luttrell, physical therapist assistant; Roy Hurst; and Diane Murray, occupational therapist

A hospital stay left Roy Hurst weak and with decreased functional mobility and balance.

On June 20, 2017, Hurst came to Life Care Center of Jefferson City, Tennessee, for rehabilitation so he could live safely at home. He needed moderate assistance when he arrived with bathing and getting dressed...