Beyond the skilled hands of our physicians, the intricate procedures, and the educated discussions of diagnoses and treatments, real patients have experienced traumatic injuries, disappointing setbacks, yet have overcome pain and disability. Here, in their own words, they share their unique experiences and perspectives about their Orthopedic care at Health First.
Accustomed to an extremely active lifestyle, there is no slowing down for Katie. A cardiac nurse at Holmes Regional Medical Center is a physically demanding profession.
A competitive swimmer since he was a child, James, loved the water. But swimming six days a week for hours at a time and sailing on the weekends had taken quite a toll on his shoulders.
Eighteen years ago, Ray was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident that left him with a dislocated and severely traumatized hip. Following the accident, Ray continued to live an active lifestyle as an international pilot that took him all over the world.