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August 2nd, 2016

Tree Farmer’s Passion for the Outdoors Thrives Thanks to Palliative Care Team

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Roger Conklin has a passion for being outdoors. A tree farmer for more than 50 years, Roger looks forward to the changing seasons and experiencing the cycle of planting, growing and harvesting. Over the last two decades, however, health concerns have made his outdoor activities more challenging. During that time, Roger has undergone hip and […]

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Tags: Hip replacement, Knee Replacement, Mayo Clinic Health System, Palliative care, Prostate Cancer


February 24th, 2015

Gratitude, and the Voice of Experience

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Mark Pearce jokes that, “If something’s going to happen, it’s going to happen to me.” That sentiment isn’t hard to understand in someone who has had eight joint replacements (knees, hips and shoulders – some more than once), has been cardioverted 18 times to restore normal heart rhythm, and had surgery for a brain tumor. […]

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Tags: Hip replacement, Knee Replacement, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Rochester Campus, Shoulder Replacement


February 14th, 2014

Transitional Care Team Helps Sandy Dyson Get Back on the Dance Floor

By SMHNadmin mayoclinic

If Proud Mary is playing, Sandy Dyson wants to be dancing. But last spring, it looked like Dyson’s dancing days might be behind her. After knee replacement surgery, the 71-year-old Kennebec, S.D., resident was in so much pain that just walking seemed like punishment. Thanks to a “wickedly good team” of rehabilitation specialists in the Mayo […]

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Tags: Josh Berndt, Knee Replacement, Mayo Clinic Health System in Waseca, Patient Stories, Rehabilitation, Sandy Dyson, Transitional Care


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