Patient Family Experience

A Familiar Place

What was once a very scary and confusing place is now a familiar and comforting place for me and my family. “I know this place like the back of my hand,” my 15-year-old daughter Andi said after telling me where › Continue Reading

I get a little emotional when I think about the amount of pain my daughter was experiencing before she attended the Functional Independence Restoration Program, which is an intensive, inpatient rehabilitative program for kids with chronic pain and disability. Before this › Continue Reading

The heartbeat is the most basic, beautiful metronome. It is such a powerful, audible representation of life and of the human experience. A mother of a patient once told me, “I’m afraid that I’m going to forget my daughter’s voice.” › Continue Reading