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November 11, 2011

Healing A WWII Veteran’s 66-Year-Old Injury

By jasonpratt jasonpratt

Mayo Clinic began because of a military connection and our commitment to servicemen and women has never faltered. As we celebrate Veteran’s Day this year, we salute the many Mayo Clinic staff members and patients who are veterans, helping to protect our freedoms. It is in their honor that we share this story about a […]

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Tags: 5328, 5329, 5334, injury, Mayo Clinic in Florida, MayoClinicFL, military, Veteran, Volunteer


January 13, 2011

C.A.N. Do Anything

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

On October 16, 2010, Chris Norton, a freshman at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, was playing in a varsity football game when a special teams play left him with a fractured neck and compressed spinal cord. The incident resulted in him having no feeling below the area. After surgery, the physicians at Mayo Clinic informed […]

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Tags: 5292, 5308, 5335, CAN, Chris Norton, Football, injury, inspirational, Luther College, Mayo Clinic, Rehabilitation, St. Marys Hospital


April 28, 2009

Jayson Werth’s Mayo Clinic Story

By Lee Aase Lee Aase

When Jayson Werth was struck on the wrist by a pitch during the first spring training game of 2005 as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers, he began an odyssey to overcome the injury and return to his promising career in major league baseball. Now Jayson is a member of the World Champion Philadelphia […]

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Tags: 5299, 5308, Dodgers, injury, Jayson Werth, ligament, Mayo Clinic, Philadelphia, Phillies, torn ligament, UT Split Tear, Wrist


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