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April 13, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Walking Pain-Free Again After Hip Replacements

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After hip replacement surgeries, Mara Olson feels no pain and is back to the activities she enjoys. That’s just the result her surgeon and her two dogs wanted for her.

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Tags: Dr. Michael Eckstrom, Hip replacement, Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea, Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin


April 1, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Telemedicine Helps Provide the Right Care at the Right Time During Unexpected Delivery

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When Lizzie Stoltz went into labor more than two months early with her second child at Mayo Clinic Health System in Bloomer, Wisconsin, she and the baby needed specialized care. They got it, thanks to a connection with a Mayo Clinic neonatologist who guided the delivery from more than 100 miles away.

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Tags: Dr. Christopher Collura, Dr. Phillip Skaar, Jon Farm, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Health System in Bloomer, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Neonatology


March 30, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Care Coordination Puts Jim on the Path to Recovery

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After Jim Hauck sustained serious injuries from a car accident in Nevada, Mayo Post Acute Care helped him return home, where he continues to recover and heal.

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Tags: Amy Taylor, Dr. Celestine Odenigbo, Dr. Charles Wirtz, Dr. Jonathan Webb, Dr. T.K. Schiefer, Dr. Tina Dreger, Mayo Clinic Health System - Chippewa Valley in Bloomer, Mayo Post Acute Care, Occupational therapy, Physical Therapy


March 25, 2020 · Leave a Comment

The Power of an Upbeat Attitude Shines Through in Physical Therapy

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How a person feels mentally and emotionally can make a big difference in the course of physical therapy. For Carl Hohman, the bond he’s formed with his rehabilitation team helps keep his spirits high.

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Tags: Anna Stoecklein, Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare in La Crosse, Multiple sclerosis, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


March 20, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Genetic Counseling Guides Informed Health Decisions

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Knowledge is power. That’s Rose Boettcher’s philosophy. Genetic counseling helped this three-time cancer survivor make decisions about her health care. Her test results also have inspired her to advocate for her family’s health and well-being.

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Tags: Dr. Eyad Sufian Al-Hattab, Genetic testing, Katie Plamann, Lynch Syndrome, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire


March 13, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Car Accident Leads to Lifesaving Kidney Cancer Surgery

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The car-bike accident Gary Pettis was involved in on Nov. 19, 2019, could have ended his life. But the accident led to an unexpected kidney cancer diagnosis and surgery at Mayo Clinic that saved Gary’s life instead.

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Tags: Dr. Paul Williams, Dr. R. Houston Thompson, Dr. Vignesh Packiam, kidney cancer, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato


February 24, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Reinvigorated After Celiac Disease Diagnosis

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Michelle Swosinski was beginning to think she’d never be rid of her chronic abdominal pain. Years of fruitlessly searching for medical help had left the young woman feeling ignored and frustrated. That all changed when Michelle sought care at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, where her medical team was committed to finding […]

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Tags: Celiac Disease, Dr. Christian Mendez, Dr. Donald Weber, Gluten-free diets, Jennifer Motto, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire


February 19, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Bariatric Surgery Opens the Door to New Adventures

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Difficulty with her weight and the medical problems that it caused kept Kathy Schmidt homebound and isolated. But now after bariatric surgery, Kathy is happily joining in on the fun again.

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Tags: bariatric surgery, Dr. Chris Hower, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass


February 17, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Teamwork Puts Basketball Standout Back in the Game

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Katie Stone never had an injury in all her years as a competitive athlete. Then she tore her ACL during an alumni basketball game. But now, thanks to reconstructive surgery and physical therapy, Katie’s healthy and active once again.

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Tags: ACL injury, Dr. T. Andrew Israel, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Mayo Clinic Square


February 12, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Fresh Approach to Epilepsy Treatment Rekindles Zest for Life

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Janice Breien was anxious to find a better way to manage the seizures that regularly disrupted her daily life. Enter her Mayo care team — ready to listen and provide solutions. Now, with her seizures under control, Janice has a renewed sense of optimism.

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Tags: Dr. Scott Spritzer, Epilepsy, Holly McAbee, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire


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