Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Patient Success Stories

Read inspiring stories of hope from patients and families treated at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

June Patient of the Month: Bi'Yanie

At a young age, Bi’Yanie was diagnosed with sickle cell, a blood disorder that causes the cells to take on a crescent or sickle shape and can lead to very painful episodes called crises. Today, Bi’Yanie is getting stronger by the day, thanks to the bone marrow transplant she received at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Read this story.

Devon, Determined to Stand

At around 6 months of age, Devon's mother started noticing that he wasn't meeting his developmental milestones. By the time he was 2 years old, he was diagnosed with a rare form of epilepsy and his muscle development was impaired. Surgery, physical therapy, and Devon's own determination brought his quality of life beyond what his mother had initially thought possible. Read this story.

October Patient of the Month: Astry

After Astry was born, her parents noticed that she wasn't progressing as babies typically do. She wasn't able to lift her head and she showed a lot of muscle weakness. Her pediatrician recommended they take her to see a neurologist, and so Astry's parents brought her to Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Read this story.

Elizabeth's Success Story

Elizabeth began working for Nicklaus Children's Hospital in 1985. A past patient herself, during her time as an employee, both her daughters were patients, and she feels blessed to have offered tehm the best pediatric care. Read this story.

Do you have a patient success story? If so, please submit your story on our success story submission page.

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Nicklaus Children's Dan Marino Outpatient Center
2900 S. Commerce Parkway
Weston, FL 33331

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Nicklaus Children's Doral Outpatient Center
3601 NW 107th Avenue
Doral, FL 33178

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Nicklaus Children's Miami Lakes Outpatient Center
15025 NW 77 Avenue
Miami Lakes, FL 33014

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Nicklaus Children's Midtown Outpatient Center
3915 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137

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Nicklaus Children's Miramar Outpatient Center
12246 Miramar Parkway
Miramar Square
Miramar, FL 33025

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Nicklaus Children's Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center
11310 Legacy Avenue
Legacy Place
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

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Nicklaus Children's Palmetto Bay Outpatient Center
17615 SW 97 Avenue
(Franjo Road)
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

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Nicklaus Children's West Kendall Outpatient Center
13400 SW 120th Street
Suite 100
Miami, FL 33186