Retired United States Navy SEAL Curtis “Curt” Barrett says he gained his perseverance and determination during his extensive military training, and it was those skills that helped him recover from a life-changing stroke.
After treatment with a Boone Therapy speech therapist, Tim Salisbury is cracking jokes again.
Our September 2015 Employee of the Month, Melinda Boice, has been with Boone Hospital Center as a physical therapist for over 20 years.
John Conley had dreamed of going on an Honor Flight for over a year. The trip would take him and other veterans to Washington D.C. to visit memorials built to honor their services. So, he was ecstatic early this year when he found out he was selected by the Central Missouri Honor Flight branch to make the trip.
When Karen Holbrook of Farber, Mo., realized she was experiencing the symptoms of a stroke, there was only one place she wanted to be: “I had to take a helicopter here, and I told them, ‘You get this in the air, and you land at Boone. If you land anywhere in-between, I won’t ride with you anymore.’”
Singing is a big part of sorority recruitment week at the University of Missouri.
Each year, members keep the tradition of performing songs and chants in front of their houses. They proudly — and loudly as possible — belt out tunes to attract the attention of prospective members standing along the sidewalk.
Osteoporosis is a bone disease characterized by a decrease in the amount of bone (low bone mass), a deterioration of the integrity of the structure of bone tissue (decreased bone density), and decreased bone strength. This results in more fragile bones that fracture more easily.
Emily Frazier knew she was at risk for osteoporosis. Her mother began losing height in her 70’s, so it runs in the family. On top of that, Emily is a petite, Caucasian woman in her 60’s—a prime candidate for the feared bone disease that could slow down her busy life.
Well I just celebrated my two-year anniversary of being released from a two-month stay at Boone Hospital.
My many thanks to my doctors and the staff at Boone. One doesn’t realize the dedication and care medical professionals are capable of providing until you have need of that dedication and care.
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