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August 4, 2016

Adapting to Life With Hemophilia Through Adaptive Hockey

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

His job title within the Department of Public Affairs may be “Intern,” but Justin McClanahan has many years of experience at Mayo Clinic. “I was born at Mayo,” he tells us. And because he was diagnosed with hemophilia, a rare blood-clotting disorder, he’s been back a few times. “I’ve been a patient for 30 years,” […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Stuart, Justin McClanahan, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, Rochester Mustangs, Sled Hockey

February 23, 2016

Back on Ice and Inspired After Serious Injury, Amputation

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

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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