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Local polio survivor William David Jones featured in national magazine

William David Jones

William David Jones, a polio survivor and activist, has been featured in a national magazine.

Jones recently completed therapy at Life Care Center of Gwinnett, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center run by Life Care Centers of America in Lawrenceville. The company manages more than 200 centers around the country and publishes a handful of residents’ life stories each year in its LEADER magazine....

A Life Care Center of Gwinnett patient testimonial

Left to right: Tiffany Leeth, physical therapist assistant; Shirley Gipson; and Joann Lemek, occupational therapist

By Shirley Gipson

First, let me start by saying this experience has been both humbling and life-changing. I never needed therapy until recently, when I developed diabetic ulcers on both ankles back in November 2015. This was very painful and prevented me from walking because of the muscles and lack of confidence within myself. I basically had to crawl like a baby to go up and down stairs.