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January 15, 2021

Treatment strikes a chord with patient after life-altering accident

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Sara Groves was seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident that changed her life. Among other things, the accident left her with paralysis in her right arm. She credits her medical team at Mayo Clinic in Arizona for helping her move forward and for the courage to pick up her guitar again. Arizona resident Sara Groves leads […]

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Tags: brachial plexus, Dr. Alanna Rebecca, Dr. Pelagia Kouloumberis, Dr. Shelley Noland


June 26, 2019

Moving Well and Feeling Good With Holistic Care

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For years, Linda Feges has relied on a multidisciplinary care team at Mayo Clinic to help her address symptoms related to movement disorders. Recently, that team also opened the door for Linda to receive treatment for an odd lump on her face. Now, the lump is gone, and Linda is grateful for the comprehensive, compassionate […]

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Tags: Dr. Garret Choby, Dr. Grant Hamilton III, Dr. James Bower, Dr. Jamie Van Gompel, Dr. Margaret Moutvic, Facial Plastic Surgery, Hemangiomas, Movement Disorders, Sinus Surgery


October 23, 2017

Freed From Lymphedema by Unique, Minimally Invasive Surgery

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  Joni Carithers was forced to deal with swelling in her arm due to lymphedema for years following breast cancer surgery. But in 2016, microsurgery at Mayo Clinic finally relieved the discomfort that had vexed her for so long.

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Tags: breast cancer, Dr. Antonio Forte, Lymphedema, Robert and Monica Jacoby Center for Breast Health


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