Ms. Jean, a patient at PT Solutions of Cedarcrest in Dallas, Georgia, was receiving physical therapy treatment to aid in recovery from a recent hip replacement. The morning of a routine appointment, Jean was having trouble completing everyday tasks like pouring her cup of coffee. When she arrived at PT Solutions later that day, Jean told her physical therapist, Michael Gray, and his physical therapist assistant, Mary, she was having difficulty properly gripping objects and wanted to know if Michael could give her some hand exercises to help. After assessing Ms. Jean’s vital signs, strength, and sensation, Michael suspected she was having a stroke. He suggested that she go to the emergency room to be seen by a physician.
Watch Ms. Jean’s testimonial below to learn how PT Solutions physical therapists were able to intervene in this near-death situation.