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May 19, 2022

Complex spine surgery helps Belinda Purdy walk again

By Joel Streed Joel Streed (@jstreed)

Belinda Purdy isn’t the type of person who enjoys sitting on the sidelines. She and her family love to travel, swim, eat out and spend time outdoors. She’s used to being on her feet all day and loves to walk 3 or 4 miles per day. But in spring 2020, Belinda felt like she was […]

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Tags: Belinda Purdy, Dr. Michael Stark, Dr. Navid Khezri, L5/S1 spondylolisthesis., Mayo Clinic Health System, spine surgery

January 29, 2018

Spine Surgery Restores Teen’s Hope for the Future

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Spine surgery not only preserved Marichu Rosales Brun’s ability to walk, it has allowed her to embrace all the promise that the years ahead hold for her.

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Tags: Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Dr. Clarence Watridge, MayoClinicFL, Neurosugery, spinal cord tumor, spine surgery

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