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Two Years After Stroke, Justin Lanners Wins Age Group in Half-Marathon Walk

October 10, 2019

Two Years After Stroke, Justin Lanners Wins Age Group in Half-Marathon Walk

By In the Loop In the Loop

Justin Lanners remembers the exact day of his stroke. “April 18, 2017,” he says. “It was a Tuesday.” That day, Justin awoke at 5 a.m. with what he describes as a “weird buzzing noise” in his right ear. Still half-awake, Justin tuned out the buzzing as he made his way to an upstairs bathroom. “I […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Saint Marys Hospital, stroke


Chris Norton Defies the Odds and Walks With His Bride Down the Aisle

April 26, 2018

Chris Norton Defies the Odds and Walks With His Bride Down the Aisle

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After Chris Norton was injured during a college football game in 2010, doctors gave him just a 3 percent chance of regaining any movement below his neck. In the years since, he’s devoted himself to that 3 percent. Last weekend, he got married – and walked his bride, Emily Summers, down the aisle after saying […]

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Tags: Chris Norton, Emily Summers, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation


After Surviving 100-Foot Fall, Nurse is Moving Forward and Looking Up

March 29, 2018

After Surviving 100-Foot Fall, Nurse is Moving Forward and Looking Up

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It’s been nearly two years since Amber Kohnhorst fell down a cliff while hiking alone in Arizona. The Mayo Clinic nurse has returned to work with a new perspective on being the patient.

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Tags: Amber Kohnhorst, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation


February 12, 2015

Celebrating a Little Valentine’s Day Hoop-la

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Valentine’s Day will mark a special anniversary for Hannah (Garry) Lechner. But it’s not the kind you might expect. This anniversary is about perseverance, determination, trust and coming back from an injury that looked like it would sideline her hopes of playing college basketball. In January 2000, Hannah, then a high school sophomore, was playing […]

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Tags: ACL Tear, Hannah Lechner, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation


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