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Life Care Center of Rhea County helps 28-year-old move legs again

Michael Boles practices cooking with Ariel McFadden, occupational therapist assistant.

When Michael Boles had a spinal injury when he was 21, he didn’t think it would lead him to become a complete paraplegic at age 28.

Unfortunately, a methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus infection got into the spinal hardware, requiring Boles, a roofer, to have surgery....

Life Care Center of Rhea County helps Suttles recover from infection

Carol Suttles with Casey Kaylor, physical therapist assistant, and Heather Riggan, occupational therapist assistant

Dayton, Tennessee, resident Carol Suttles developed an infection after a medical procedure on her neck.

The infection led to weakness and decreased mobility. Independent before the surgery, she found herself requiring some assistance to walk, get out of bed, balance while standing and take care of her daily needs like grooming, bathing and getting dressed....

Life Care Center of Rhea County rehabs Hood after knee replacement

Anderson Hood with Tracy Hull, physical therapist assistant

When Anderson Hood had an elective knee replacement surgery, he came to Life Care Center of Rhea County in Dayton, Tennessee, for his rehabilitation.

“I came to Life Care Center of Rhea County following my [earlier] hip replacement, so when I recently had my knee replacement, Life Care of Rhea County was my first choice,” said Hood....