A photo of Tyler, a patient at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, and his wife

Patient Story

Watch Tyler’s Story


Tyler, a St. Louis resident, was a newlywed when a car accident left him with a severe traumatic brain injury and in an unconscious state.

In the months that followed, and thanks to intensive rehabilitation and care provided by Shirley Ryan AbilityLab’s 25th Floor team, Tyler hit milestone after milestone — from opening his eyes to communicating with those around him and walking.

This March — in which we honor Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness month — click below to watch Tyler’s story:

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