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.
March 8, 2018
In 1956, spinal fusion surgery was in its infancy. But the pioneering medicine Joyce Gugler received for scoliosis from her Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeons at that time set her on the path to a pain-free future.
March 5, 2018
Craig Cretsinger had accepted the fact that he’d never be able to use his right hand — until he learned about a specialized hand surgery at Mayo Clinic.
November 17, 2017
When he began to have serious shoulder pain, James Biond feared his decades-long enjoyment of racquetball might come to an end. But his Mayo Clinic surgeon put those fears to rest. Now after shoulder replacement, James has returned to his favorite sport pain-free.
October 12, 2017
Frustrated by ongoing pain, Lexi Riley considered giving up on swimming — a sport she loves. But ankle surgery at Mayo Clinic solved the problem, and now Lexi is thrilled to be back in the pool.
September 29, 2017
Surgical removal of a large mass of tangled blood vessels relieved painful symptoms and allowed Ross Wasdin to turn his attention back to enjoying his family and having fun.
September 26, 2017
Over time, knee pain began to severely limit Mini Kincaid’s enjoyment of the activities she loved. But with robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery at Mayo Clinic, Mini is ready to get back in action.
August 29, 2017
A seemingly innocent scrape on the hand landed Chris Gordon in a fight for his life after it morphed into a serious infection of a flesh-eating bacterium known as necrotizing fasciitis.
Tags: Dr. Dave Dennison, Dr. Karim Bakri, Dr. Mark Morrey, Dr. Michael Bannon, General Surgery, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Necrotizing fasciitis, Orthopedic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
August 16, 2017
Pain was Julie Frisby’s constant companion after a series of injuries damaged her knee and spine. Knee replacement surgery at Mayo Clinic provided the relief she needed to resume an active life.