Alisha Metcalf was watching her husband, Matt, join his Cub Scout troop on a homemade slip-and-slide when she noticed his body turn awkwardly as he went down the slide. A bulging disc in Matt's neck had immediately paralyzed him from the neck down. After spinal fusion surgery and hard work at the Sutter Rehabilitation Institute, Matt is now walking again and is determined to come back even better than before his injury.
Mike Harding shares how the people at Mills-Peninsula made his patient experience memorable.
Wayne learned how to get back on his feet and can happily play with his children again after leg numbness gradually forced him into a wheelchair.
When a nagging back problem suddenly grew worse, Tim Howard's get-up-and-go attitude almost got up and went. Spinal surgery helped him stay active.
After two hip replacements, Mike Nick is more active than ever.
Carmen says shoulder-replacement surgery isn't anything to be scared of.