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.
July 27, 2018
As a child, when Jim Rogotzke wanted a toy or device that didn’t exist, he’d make it. Today the master electrician has turned that talent toward designing and developing devices to help patients.
June 9, 2018
Undiagnosed epilepsy disrupted Jake Weiss’ life for years. But a comprehensive evaluation finally revealed the true nature of his medical condition and gave him a new way forward.
December 7, 2017
Quick thinking and high-quality care helped Brian Kanable recover after what could have been a deadly medical emergency.
November 10, 2017
Diagnosed with breast cancer at 27, Sara Martinek persevered through treatment with the support of her family, friends and care team, and she came out on the other side with a new appreciation for what matters in life.
May 4, 2017
Extra weight was ruining Scott Decker’s health and draining his bank account. Bariatric surgery helped Scott lose the weight and set the course to a healthier, happier life.
April 28, 2017
Today, 8-year-old Saydee is happy she can see well and ride in a car without feeling dizzy. At a visit with pediatric ophthalmologist Naomie Warner, D.O., in the Eye Care Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, last year, Saydee was diagnosed with lazy eye.
April 18, 2017
Fritz Kruger of Hayward, Wisconsin, wondered how breathing pure oxygen while enclosed in a pressurized tube could heal his body. Fritz, 56, suffered from side effects of radiation therapy for prostate cancer when he was referred for hyperbaric oxygen therapy in fall 2016.
August 2, 2016
Roger Conklin has a passion for being outdoors. A tree farmer for more than 50 years, Roger looks forward to the changing seasons and experiencing the cycle of planting, growing and harvesting. Over the last two decades, however, health concerns have made his outdoor activities more challenging. During that time, Roger has undergone hip and […]
February 16, 2016
Bill McWhite was vacationing along the Texas Gulf Coast — normally, a time to relax — when his body refused to let him unwind. Instead, the 69-year-old Hayward, Wisconsin, man experienced a flare up of his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also known as COPD, and found himself in the local hospital. “I had congestion in […]