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November 15, 2013

Finding Coach Rudy

By SMHNadmin SMHNadmin

With no cure available, a Mayo patient finds comfort in a reunion with a former teacher whose words and encouragement had a lasting impact on his life. With some help from his Mayo physician.   Tim Ruettiger, a gym teacher and wrestling coach in New Lennox, Ill., had no idea what a lasting impression he […]

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Tags: 2241, 2250, 5279, 5299, 5334, Cancer, Dr. Elizabeth A. Johnson, Dr. Horacio Asbun, Dr. Mary O'Connor, hematology, liver cancer, Mayo Clinic in Florida


August 9, 2013

Little Sofia takes big steps with the help of Mehta casting

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore

              …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. After Mehta casting at Mayo Clinic, 3-year-old Sofía Egües saw the curvature of her spine reduced from 60 to 35 degrees and has taken steps she was previously unable to.  Three-year-old Sofía Egües has progressive infantile scoliosis. In November 2012, despite having received treatment with a brace during […]

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Tags: 1731, 5299, 5335, 5336, Dr. Noelle Larson, Mayo Clinic, Mehta casting, Orthopedics, Patient Stories, Sophia Egues


December 21, 2012

Ella Schultz: Thriving with Family and Medical Support

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

Ella’s medical condition requires the attention of numerous specialists at Mayo. But with their help, she is overcoming every challenge and thriving.

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Tags: 5299, 5306, 5396, Dr. Babovic-Vuksanovic, Dr. Wetmore, Ella Schultz, Mayo Clinic, Neurofibromatosis


December 9, 2012

Goals achieved: Beat cancer, walk again

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist

A rare cancer cost Bob Anderson his hip and leg. Willpower and rehabilitation specialists at Mayo Clinic helped him keep his active lifestyle.

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Tags: 5298, 5299, 5308, 5335, 5422, bone cancer, Dr. Shives, fibrosarcoma, Karen Andrews M.D., Mayo Clinic, Robert Anderson


October 23, 2012

Two Hip Replacements and One Happy Patient

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

My name is Samantha Blythe, and the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota is a five-star medical facility in my book. Out of all the specialty clinics and hospitals that I’ve been to in my childhood and adult years, none of them match up to the quality of care that the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota gives to […]

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Tags: 2117, 3832, 5299, 5331, 5335, Dr. Daniel Berry, Dr. Robert Trousdale, hip dysplasia, Hip replacement, Mayo Clinic, Samantha Blythe


August 8, 2012

Injured At Birth

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Most parents don’t like to see their child up in arms, but for Taylor Beauseau’s parents, that’s a beautiful thing

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Tags: 2631, 5292, 5294, 5299, 5306, 5308, 5335, Alexander Shin, birth, brachial plexus, nerve graft, oberlin technique


June 18, 2012

Wrist Surgery – sharing experience to help others

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Many years ago, I injured my right wrist while working for a previous employer.  At the time, I was told that I had a small cartilage tear.  I wore a splint for a couple of months, and I had a cortisone injection.  I didn’t have any additional problems with the wrist until about a year […]

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Tags: 5299, 5308, 5335, G. Richard Locke III, Jay Smith, Leo Maguire, Mayo Clinic, Michael Stuart, Orthopedics, Richard Berger, Robert Trousdale, Stephen Wisniewski


March 15, 2012

Thumbs-Up After Successful Thumb Reattachment

By Stacy Theobald Stacy Theobald

Anistasia Smith and her mother, Bridgette Grunewald, give a big thumbs-up to Brian Carlsen, M.D., and the team at Mayo Clinic who cared for the then 4-year-old in February 2011. Anistasia’s left thumb had been severed in a recliner chair. “Anistasia was asleep, cuddling on her grandma’s chest. When the recliner was brought to an […]

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Tags: 5299, 5306, 5309, 5335, Anistasia Smith, Dr. Brian Carlsen, severed thumb


March 12, 2012

Nurse finds out what being “hip” is all about

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

My story begins in 1998. At the age of 32 I was diagnosed with bilateral hip dysplasia. Because I was a breech baby at birth the doctors at home had told me that this was probably the reason why I was having problems. I was having the most pain in my left hip. I first […]

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Tags: 2117, 3832, 5299, 5335, bilateral hip dysplasia, cortisone shot, Iowa, Julie Olson, Mason City, Mayo Clinic, nurse, Robert Trousdale


February 17, 2012

Mysterious Symptoms and then…Diagnosis: Still’s Disease

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

For many months, Bethany Pautsch’s symptoms were a mystery to the doctors she was seeing in Chicago. When she was told she would need a hip replacement without knowing the cause of the symptoms and deterioration of her joints, she came to Mayo Clinic, where a doctor quickly diagnosed her as having: Still’s Disease. Listen […]

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Tags: 5299, 5335, arthritis, Bethany Pautsch, bone, hip, Mayo Clinic, still's disease


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