Mila Returns to Gardening and Exercise
Following Surprise Stroke 


At 74 years old, Mila jogged, danced, gardened and consumed a healthy diet. One day, seemingly out of nowhere, Mila began experiencing stroke-like symptoms. At Swedish Hospital, a Primary Stroke Center, she was immediately admitted and treated. The stroke left her right side extremely weak, making it difficult to do everyday tasks like walk and eat. A team of therapists worked with Mila to help her regain strength and balance and return to independence. Through their help, Mila has returned home to the things she loves.

To learn more about rehabilitation services at Swedish Hospital, please call 773-569-1396.

By David Modica | Published November 9, 2016
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