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Life Care Center of Tucson rehabilitates local artist

Left to right: Adam Federico, physical therapist assistant; TurningBear Mason; Lorraine Mangan, speech therapist; and Lynn Mason, TurningBear’s wife

Life Care Center of Tucson, Arizona, recently had the pleasure of treating noted artist TurningBear Mason.

Mason, who has been involved in the art community for more than 40 years, worked toward his rehabilitation like a painter creating a portrait of his future self. With an artist’s vision, he was able to shape an image of the recovery he desired...

Life Care Center of Tucson helps supervisor prepare to return to work

Left to right: Adam Federico, physical therapist assistant; Sharon Darrell; and Joyce Hayes, occupational therapist assistant

Sharon Darrell works as a mining supervisor.

She’s a lady who likes to be in charge.

In February 2018, Darrell found herself at the mercy of a gastrointestinal bleed that led to a protracted hospital stay....

Barriga finds strength through rehab at Life Care Center of Tucson

Lupe Barriga with Jesus Salazar, physical therapist assistant

“I can’t wait to get back home to show my grandson how much better I’m doing,” said Lupe Barriga.

Barriga came to Life Care Center of Tucson, Arizona, after a fall at home left him with rhabdomyolysis, a condition in which muscle breakdown releases dangerous proteins into the blood....

Life Care Center of Tucson helps cancer patient regain independence

Left to right: Joyce Hayes, occupational therapist assistant; Janet Stansbury; and Adam Federico, physical therapist assistant

Janet Stansbury recently found herself in need of rehabilitation after radiation for her breast cancer caused polyneuropathy, numbness on both sides of the body.

Stansbury came to Life Care Center of Tucson, Arizona, on March 5, 2017....