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Waiting for surgery rarely is fun. That's why the Orthopedics team across two cities came together to speed up Laurie Bakkum's knee surgery during the pandemic and get her moving pain free again quickly.
Hip pain became so unbearable for Laura Williams that she had to quit her job. Find out how a hip replacement got her moving like she hadn't been able to for years.
Find out how Mayo Post Acute Care helped Jim return home after he sustained serious injuries from an accident in Nevada.
Bill Miller doesn't like to spend his time just sitting around. That's why he sought care when pain started to interfere with the activities he loves to do. Now he is back at it and inspiring his care team.
Sustaining an injury is bad enough, but stress increases if it's combined with a new career, moving and health insurance change. Allie Harmatys' care team gave her peace of mind by quickly scheduling the tests and surgery she needed.
Mara Olson says she feels no pain and could walk all day after her hip replacement surgeries. That's the exact result her surgeon and her two dogs wanted for her.
Katie Stone never had an injury in all her years as a competitive athlete. But that changed when she tore her ACL during an alumni basketball game.
After dealing with joint complications for nearly a year, Robert Bishop underwent a total right hip replacement, and the ball and socket of his femur and pelvis were replaced with prosthetic implants. He quickly began the road back to mobility.
Like most people, Blake Robinson was unsettled in the weeks leading up to an orthopedic procedure. But his medical team put him at ease. So much so that looking back now, Blake says he would recommend to anyone in a similar situation that they pursue surgery, too.
For over a decade, Ann Statz endured substantial knee pain that restricted her activity. Her weight kept surgery out of reach. Learn how determination helped her overcome that hurdle.
Nicholas Oeltjen, 24, was no stranger to shoulder pain. So when he heard a pop and a crunch while lifting weights, he immediately knew something was wrong.
The need for knee replacement surgery prompted Mike Leduc to lose 100 pounds. With determination and the help of a maintenance program, he's kept the weight off and is active again.