How Barbara Foster Avoided a Knee Replacement

At the age of 74, Barbara Foster was not going to let anything stop her from going on a trip of a lifetime. In the Summer of 2016, Barbara and her family started planning an African safari to Tanzania, Rawanda and the Serengeti. The trip would take place in February of 2017. Despite the excitement […]

Charlotte Loose’s Recovery from Chronic Back Pain

charlotte-200Charlotte Loose is no stranger to pain. In 1990, Charlotte was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, which is a disorder of widespread musculoskeletal pain. In addition to her fibromyalgia, Charlotte had bulging discs at L4 and L5. For 4-5 years, her lower back pain was constant. She could […]

Brian Gilley’s Knee Replacement Alternative

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In 1982, patient Brian Gilley had a motorcycle crash that severely injured his left knee. His complex injury included a torn meniscus. In the 1980’s, it was common practice to completely remove a torn meniscus, but today surgeons do everything they can to preserve […]

Terry White’s Recovery From Long Term Back Pain

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Terry White was no stranger to back pain. Six years ago, Terry suffered a series of torn discs in his L4-L5 and L5-S1 levels. The injury to his lower back caused severe nerve pain that extended into his legs which […]