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Former Mayo Patient 'Breaking Bread' From Coast to Coast In the Name of Helping Others

May 21, 2019

Former Mayo Patient ‘Breaking Bread’ From Coast to Coast In the Name of Helping Others

By In the Loop In the Loop

Despite having a leg amputated as a result of an injury in Afghanistan, Army Special Forces member Jarrid Collins is determined to live life on his own terms, which means connecting with and serving others.

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Tags: Amputation, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, surgery


February 23, 2016

Back on Ice and Inspired After Serious Injury, Amputation

By In the Loop In the Loop

When he wasn’t on a construction site, chances were good you could find Nick Elliott watching or playing hockey. Two years ago, however, Nick thought his playing days were over after a serious injury. “I suffered a total de-gloving of my legs,” he tells us. “My right leg was amputated immediately after the accident.” After […]

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Tags: Amputation, De-gloving, Rehabilitation, Rochester Mustangs, Sled Hockey, Sports Medicine Center


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