Amanda Burgos walked into an urgent care clinic complaining of feeling unwell, but left by ambulance after collapsing in the floor due to a massive heart attack. The Northwest Fire Department came to Amanda’s rescue shocking her with a defibrillator three times on the scene and twice more during transport to save her life. Burgos received about an hour of CPR by paramedic Matt Storms.
The episode left Burgos struggling with standing, walking and getting in and out of bed, so she turned to Encompass Health of Tucson to help her regain strength, function and independence. Her physical therapist Eamon Campion said that he had never seen someone recover from a massive heart attack the way Burgos has and that she is truly a walking miracle.