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October 18, 2016 · Leave a Comment

After Amputation, Patient Finds His ‘New Normal’ With Help From His Care Team

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Randy Herlein was 51 when he traveled from his home in western Michigan to Rochester to receive treatment for a rare form of bone cancer. That treatment ultimately involved having his right leg amputated. And as he lay in a hospital bed at Mayo Clinic Hospital’s Saint Marys campus one day after surgery, Randy struggled […]

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Tags: Bone Cancer, Dr. Courtney Sherman, Dr. Franklin Sim, Dr. Scott Okuno, Grand Canyon, Marlene Einertson, Prostetic Leg

September 13, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Physical Therapist Goes Rim2Rim Across Grand Canyon with Patient

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Kristin Salzman first met Jenny Kollasch, a physical therapist at Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus, after experiencing discomfort following one of several surgeries she underwent as part of her stage IIIA breast cancer treatment. “I couldn’t lay back, I was hurting so badly,” Kristin says. “So someone suggested I go to physical therapy, and that’s when […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Grand Canyon, Jenny Kollach, Physical Therapy

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