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How I Got My Life Back After Being Hit by a Truck

I beat the odds.

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Katie McKenna was hit by a truck while riding her bike near her home in Brooklyn, NY. She was told she would never walk again. But Katie had other plans. She found doctors and physical therapists who were willing to work as hard as she was. Now Katie has her life back.

Next Steps and Useful Resources:

  • Visit STARS Rehabilitation if you need pain relief or to get moving again after an injury, illness or surgery. 
  • Learn more about how to get comprehensive treatment and specialized care at Northwell Health's Orthopaedic Institute.
  • See more True Stories on The Well.

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Published December 23rd, 2018

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