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Items Tagged ‘Orthopedics’

June 1, 2017

Olympic Gold Medalist’s Search for Pain Relief Spans 3 Continents and 32 Years

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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

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Tags: Dr Edward Laskowski, Dr. Mark Pagnano, Lucia Dumitrascu, Orthopedics, sports medicine

March 30, 2017

Madison Keys Is Back on the Court After Wrist Surgery at Mayo Clinic

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By any measure, 2016 was a big year for tennis pro Madison Keys. The 22-year-old cracked the Women’s Tennis Association top 10, the first American to do so since Serena Williams’ debut in 1999. She fell just short of winning a medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. And she qualified for the Women’s Tennis […]

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Tags: Dr. Richard Berger, Orthopedics

September 17, 2015

Delicate Nerve Procedure Helps Troy Chroniger Get his Mobility Back

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Troy Chroniger of Orlando, Florida, enjoyed a busy, if hectic, life as a construction estimator and dad to three daughters. To relax, Troy, age 43, enjoyed sports and an occasional motorcycle ride with friends. Life changed dramatically one Saturday in November 2011, when he was out for a ride, hit a rough patch of road, […]

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Tags: Dr Peter Murray, Neurologic Surgery, Orthopedics

September 11, 2014

Lacing Up for the Hometown Team

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n4 PhotoVideo / For some, it takes time and a few wrong turns to figure out what they want to be when they grow up. For Thomas Bramwell, D.O., all it took was a few high school football games. As the Tomah Journal and La Crosse Tribune reported, Dr. Bramwell, an orthopedist at Mayo […]

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Tags: Dr. Rodney Erickson, Dr. Thomas Bramwell, Mayo Clinic Health System, Orthopedics

July 10, 2014

Getting a new grip

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It’s an understatement to say that 2010 was a rough year for Mike Jirak. First, in February he had open heart surgery. Seven months later, the semi-truck he was driving rolled over as he was hauling milk into Minnesota from North Dakota. He was injured badly and lost an arm in the accident. “All I […]

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Tags: Dr. Brian Carlsen, Fargo, Orthopedics, Plastic Surgery

May 22, 2014

The definition of patient care

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There are many things that set the care patients receive at Mayo Clinic apart from the rest. But perhaps none is more meaningful than when care providers give due consideration to the everyday challenges patients face. Don’t take our word for it. Take Brianna Kuster’s words. The young mom was so impressed by the consideration […]

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Tags: Dr. Alexander Shin, Dr. Allen Bishop, Dr. Robert Spinner, Dr. William Shaughnessy, Employee Story, Fountain Centers, Orthopedics

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