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Items Tagged ‘Peripheral Nerve Injury’

January 27, 2019

Neurosurgery Inspires Athlete’s Career Path

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

More than a decade after nerve transfer surgery restored mobility to his right shoulder, Peter Rechenberg is not only able to do Olympic lifts, he’s using his experience at Mayo Clinic to bring healing to others.

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Tags: Dr. Alexander Shin, Dr. Allen Bishop, Dr. Robert Spinner, Peripheral Nerve Injury


August 26, 2015

Experimental Nerve Graft Puts Former Green Beret Back on his Feet

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore

Others might have panicked, but former U.S. Special Forces Engineer Kevin Flike kept his wits about him when he was shot in the abdomen during a firefight in Afghanistan four years ago. Through the worst pain of his life, the Green Beret pushed forward. He radioed his injury to teammates and began assessing the wound, […]

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Tags: Dr. Robert Spinner, Dr. Scott Zietlow, nerve graft, Neurosurgery, Peripheral Nerve Injury


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