A snowmobiling accident left Jered Chinnock paralyzed from the middle of his torso down. He didn’t think he’d ever walk again. But now, thanks to pioneering research, he is taking steps toward reaching that goal and others.
When a very sick woman entered the Emergency Department in Rochester on a night of record-setting patient volumes, staff went out of their way to make her feel like she was the only patient under their care.
Lisa Strike was 26 weeks pregnant when she started having contractions. Her care providers realized the baby would require specialty care and called Mayo's NICU transport team. Today, Finleigh is a happy and healthy 2-year-old.
You’ve heard of tennis elbow and swimmer’s shoulder. But how about smartphone thumb? It’s something doctors are seeing more of as people spend more of their time texting. And it could lead to other issues down the road. [...]
After several months and several surgical treatments at Mayo Clinic, Sampson returned with pride to the Liberian village where he had once been labeled an outcast due to facial deformities that marred his appearance and his vision.
Candace Granberg, M.D., has a lot of titles, including surgeon, wife, mom, volunteer and now, ninja warrior. The pediatric urologist is the second Mayo staff member chosen to participate on NBC's American Ninja Warrior.
Don Scholz, M.D., supervised many resident physicians while he was on staff at Mayo Clinic. Nearly forty years later, Dr. Scholz needed treatment for a leaking heart valve and found himself in the care of a former student. [...]
When 4-year-old Sam Davidson first came to Mayo Clinic for proton beam therapy treatments, he was understandably scared. But before long, Sam was happily peddling through the halls on the way to his appointments. [...]
Romanian gymnast Lavinia Agache won a gold medal at the 1984 Olympics, but her gymnastics career was cut short by a devastating knee injury that would plague her for decades. This year, she finally found relief at Mayo Clinic [...]