During the Rehab Reunion that took place Thursday, Myntje "Willie" Hogue was presented the Jim Thorpe Courage Award.
According to Stephanie Chambers, PT at Jim Thorpe Inpatient Rehabilitation, Hogue has undergone seven hip surgeries since January 2010. Recalled hardware and the recurrence of infection caused six on her right hip alone, in just three years.
"She has managed some pretty significant pain and has worked very hard — all with a smile and confidence," said Chambers. "Willie is truly a determined lady who deserves recognition for all of the trials she has endured."[Continue Reading]