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Patient Stories

There are other patients like you who have had a similar journey. They have shared their stories about how their Hillrom Respiratory Health product has helped them Breathe a Little Easier.

Matt’s Story

Matt is a popular guy who suffers from spinal muscular atrophy. He was voted homecoming king in high school and regularly hangs out with a large group of friends. He credits The Vest Airway Clearance System with keeping his airways clear so he can stay healthy and keep up his busy social life.
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Alice’s Story

Alice maintains a normal life despite her bronchiectasis. Keeping up with her favorite activities - including singing - in spite of her breathing troubles lets her lead the life she wants. She uses The Vest Airway Clearance System for airway clearance.
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Nikolas’ Story

Nikolas is one amazing young man. Despite his CF, he is a hockey player and all-around athlete, something that inspires younger CF patients. And he's helping make miracles happen by auctioning specially designed helmets each year. He uses The Vest Airway Clearance System to keep his airways clear.
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Ron’s Story

Ron was involved in an 18-wheeler truck accident 31 years ago; he and his family's lives were changed because of injuries. Ron sustained a spinal cord injury that left him with no movement; he was just 42 years old. He uses The Vest Airway Clearance System to clear secretions from his lungs.
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Mariah’s Story

Mariah is as cute as a button and a ham in front of a camera. She has Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type 2; SMA is in a group of inherited diseases that cause progressive muscle degeneration and weakness, eventually leading to death. She uses The Vest Airway Clearance System to keep her airways clear.
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