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Amputee finds rehab success at Payson Care Center

Barbara Ernst, certified nursing assistant, with Rodney Nells

When Rodney Nells had to have a below-the-knee amputation due to wounds on his left leg, he needed rehabilitation and nursing care.

Nells, a 41-year-old field tech for an oil company, came to Payson Care Center in Payson, Arizona, on June 19, 2018. He could barely move when he first arrived, but his goal was to get walking again with his prosthesis...

Payson Care Center helps Curtis recover from broken right arm

Leonard Curtis

When Leonard Curtis fell by his front door at home, he broke his right arm and needed rehabilitation to recover.

Curtis came to Payson Care Center in Payson, Arizona, from the hospital on April 24, 2018, needing help with all of his mobility and basic daily activities...

Hamm finds rehab success at Payson Care Center

“Therapy helped me to be able to use my arms, legs and very sore shoulders, to get out of bed and walk.” - Robert Hamm

Payson, Arizona, resident Robert Hamm, 84, was in need of rehabilitation after falling and breaking his left shoulder.

In addition to the break, Hamm also developed septic shock, respiratory failure and hypoxia (not enough oxygen in the blood). Hamm needed rehabilitation in order to recover enough to return home....

Payson Care Center helps man recover from pneumonia, heart attack

James Colenso quote

Strawberry, Arizona, resident James Colenso had several major health setbacks this past summer, but thanks to rehabilitation at Payson Care Center in Payson, Arizona, he was able to be back home independently in time for Christmas.

It started when Colenso contracted pneumonia. A heart attack followed, then respiratory failure and a triple bypass surgery....