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58-Year-Old Caregiver Is Back to Helping Others After Severe Wrist Fracture

Kay N. thought her evening would be memorable. Still, she had no idea just how unforgettable it would be. It was a warm, late-April weekday evening. Kay was on her way to dinner when another driver slammed into her car....

How a Ballroom Dancer With a Bicep Tear Got His Groove Back

For Doug P., not getting back on the dance floor wasn’t an option. Doug took the lead on his recovery after others told him his dancing days were over because of a bicep tear injury. He sought a second opinion...

Active 80-Year-Old Can Do It All After Wrist Replacement Surgery

Husband, father, grandfather. Veteran. Farmer, welder, ironworker, and mill worker. Singer, guitarist, and drummer. Outdoorsman. Hotrod restorer. For Doug K., wearing many hats took its toll on his joints. But, this jack-of-all-trades wasn’t going to let arthritis pain slow him...

Cubital Tunnel Surgery: How One Mom with Pain Finally Found Relief—and Freedom

When’s the last time you got excited about taking out the trash? What about washing a pile of dirty dishes? For people living with hands that hurt, finally getting back to doing everyday things (even chores!)—quickly and without discomfort—feels like...

Surgery to Repair Broken Finger: Emily's Story

Emily was playing the offensive position of jammer for her roller derby team when one of her opponents swept in for a big hit. Emily’s finger was pulled away from her hand resulting in the fifth metacarpal bone being fractured....
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