February 1, 2019
When it comes to outdoor pursuits, Ray Yeary is more than a weekend warrior. A lifelong backpacker and adventure sports enthusiast, Ray has been able to take on increasingly more strenuous activities thanks to the comprehensive care he’s received at Mayo’s Sports Medicine Clinic.
January 2, 2019
When Nicholas Oeltjen, a physical education teacher and coach, suffered a complex shoulder injury, his Mayo care team crafted a treatment plan that got him back on the field.
December 26, 2018
With hard work and determination, Ann Statz lost more than 100 pound in preparation for knee surgery. Now she’s feeling much better and reaping the rewards of renewed health.
October 24, 2018
When chronic hip pain drove Brenda Brault to seek medical care, the long-distance runner and triathlete assumed her high-level athletic pursuits were over. Rather than limiting her abilities, however, surgery allowed Brenda’s training to keep moving forward.
September 21, 2018
When hip dysplasia triggered painful symptoms, Sandra Cook feared her hiking days were over. But an intricate orthopedic surgery at Mayo Clinic took away the pain, and now Sandra has happily returned to the trails.
September 12, 2018
When Kennedy Folkedahl’s hand was cut off during a construction accident, the young man thought life as he knew it was over. But thanks to the support of his Mayo Clinic care team and years of physical therapy, Kennedy is embracing an alternate future with enthusiasm and appreciation.
August 20, 2018
Thanks to a titanium implant constructed with 3D modeling technology, Isaac Garcia has moved past his diagnosis of bone cancer and is back to enjoying an active life with his family.
August 15, 2018
After suffering with debilitating knee pain for years, knee replacement surgery turned back the clock for Linda Bure, who went from walking with a cane to dancing with preschoolers.
March 28, 2018
Don Varney’s bones were breaking, and no one could tell him why. But after being diagnosed with of a rare form of vitamin D deficiency triggered by a hard-to-detect tumor and then undergoing surgery to remove it, Don has returned to his active, athletic ways.