Patient Stories

A spirit that won’t be crushed: Laura Spradlin is living her “hoop dreams” thanks to Regional One Health’s trauma specialists

The Ouachita Baptist University Tigers have on their women’s basketball roster a young Memphian who has defied dozens of odds. After a tough tryout that the coach was reluctant to even offer, the team accepted Laura Spradlin as a walk-on player. This was just two years after Laura and her parents didn’t even [...]

2019-02-18T08:24:09-06:00February 12th, 2019|

When Kayla Griggs had life-threatening complications from a C-section, Dr. Roberto Levi’s expertise and compassion made the difference

With three boys under age 5, Kayla and Devin Griggs have plenty of things they expect to worry about: skinned knees, saving for college, wondering if they’ll ever get a minute of quiet. They never expected to add a life-and-death health crisis to that list, but after a frightening experience, they’re thanking Regional One [...]

2019-02-01T09:07:58-06:00February 1st, 2019|

Certified Nurse Midwives help moms-to-be write their perfect birth story

Asia and Michael Meador were ecstatic when they learned they were expecting their first baby. As a new mom-to-be, Asia knew she’d face plenty of unknowns – labor and delivery, midnight feedings, changing those first tiny diapers. But she had a clear idea of how she wanted her birth story and early chapters of [...]

2019-01-04T10:13:26-06:00December 17th, 2018|

HBOT therapy brings relief to young cancer patient

Trinity and her mom, Sherry, before one of her HBOT treatments. Trinity Cunningham was 3 when she was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. It was May 2015, and over the next year and a half she underwent chemo and radiation treatments to the brain and spine as a patient at St. [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:46-06:00September 7th, 2018|

Sarah’s 2010 Miracle Eight Years Later

Spring break seemed like a good time for a Caribbean cruise. Sarah Davies is an elementary school teacher in Blytheville, Arkansas, so the academic calendar plays a role in any vacation planning. At 26 weeks pregnant, she was just under the cruise travel cutoff for pregnant women. Her physician gave her the OK to [...]

2018-12-28T15:06:11-06:00September 1st, 2018|

NICU Stories: Sarah’s 2010 Miracle Eight Years Later

Spring break seemed like a good time for a Caribbean cruise. Sarah Davies is an elementary school teacher in Blytheville, Arkansas, so the academic calendar plays a role in any vacation planning. At 26 weeks pregnant, she was just under the cruise travel cutoff for pregnant women. Her physician gave her the OK to [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:46-06:00August 22nd, 2018|

NICU Stories: Stephanie’s 1983 Christmas Eve Homecoming

Stephanie, due on Dec. 24, came a few months early on Sept. 29. Today Stephanie Lemley is an assistant professor in the Mississippi State University College of Education, mom of a baby boy, and enjoying a happy life with her husband in Starkville. But in the fall of 1983, Stephanie was a [...]

2018-10-10T08:14:55-06:00July 24th, 2018|

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy expedites healing process

"I would tell anyone who thinks they might need it to try it. The HBOT chamber expedited my healing process," Lauren Bihm said. Lauren Bihm doesn’t dive. She recently traveled to Mexico, but she wasn’t interested in scuba diving. Lauren’s had 40 diving experiences, though, all in a “submarine” in the Hyperbaric [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:49-06:00April 30th, 2018|
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