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Working Your Way Down and Out

Working Your Way Down and Out

Since a serious car accident in 1998, Chad Hanson has learned a lot about goals and adaptations. As a patient in Mayo Clinic's Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Unit, he remembers the first time he was able to use the joystick on his wheelchair -- his fingers pushing the lever but not [...]

Created by Margaret Shepard

"We're calling it 'Planet Mayo,' it's so unlike any other medical institution"

Albert and Mary Errato came to Mayo Clinic in February 2009 when Mary was facing another major operation. After a series of infections and complications, Mary's foot had been amputated in 2007 at an orthopedic hospital in New York City. She was scheduled for another operation, this time to possibly [...]

Created by Catherine Benson