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

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


May 19, 2016

Karl-Anthony Towns is Cooking on the Court — and off of It

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Karl-Anthony Towns, a 20-year-old center/forward for the Minnesota Timberwolves, has proven he can take the heat on the basketball court. And it turns out the recently named NBA Rookie of the Year (and all-around good guy) can take the heat in the kitchen, too. Towns loves to cook – especially Dominican foods, like those he […]

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Tags: EXOS, Healthy eating, Karl-Anthony Towns, Mayo Clinic Square, sports medicine


March 31, 2015

No Longer Fitness Challenged

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Al McFarlane would like to one day say he’s not half the man he used to be. McFarlane, of Minneapolis, who once weighed more than 300 pounds, decided he needed to take better care of himself, so he set a goal, made a plan and set about getting there. When he started to see some […]

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Tags: Dr. Sharonne Hayes, Dr. Tammi Howard, Mayo Clinic Square, sports medicine


January 27, 2015

Pitchers and Infielders Report to Rochester

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If you were hanging around the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester last Wednesday and thought, “Those two guys that just walked by looked a lot like Brian Duensing and Brian Dozier of the Minnesota Twins,” you’re right. The pitcher and second baseman came to town last week to “give baseball tips to dozens […]

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Tags: Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center, Minnesota Twins, sports medicine


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