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Foot conditions and treatment options
“You may be looking at surgery sooner than later,” Dr. Brandon M. Scharer of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic cautions those who ignore their foot pain. He and Sarah Burton, DNP, discussed foot pain during a livestreamed event.
Heidi’s story: Foot is ‘just so much better’ after tarsal tunnel surgery
Heidi Dresel struggled with excessive pain in her right heel for years without an explanation as to why. That was until she saw Dr. Steven Schmidt, a plastic surgeon with Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic.
5 ways to help you prepare for cosmetic plastic surgery
Cosmetic surgery requires a significant investment of both time and money. According to Dr. Steven Schmidt, fellowship-trained plastic surgeon with Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic, being adequately prepared for your upcoming surg…
Nancy’s story: After stroke, ‘my improvements have been unbelievable’
When Nancy Malcore suffered a stroke in summer of 2020, Dr. Ziad Darkhabani, an interventional neurologist with Aurora BayCare Interventional Neurology, was there to treat her and ensure her return to health.
Total and partial knee replacement surgeries
“The goal of any treatment … is to help patients get back and maintain their desired quality of life,” says Dr. Jon Henry, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc. Henry, Dr. Carl A. DiRaimondo and Dr. Cra…
Mindy’s story: Bariatric surgery is a “rewarding journey”
Mindy Toneys underwent gastric sleeve resection surgery with Dr. Daniel T. McKenna, bariatric surgeon with Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery. In just over six months, Mindy has lost more than 65 pounds and “feels great.”
WATCH: Dr. Woods discusses regenerative medicine
Dr. Ryan Woods, non-operative sports medicine physician with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic recently participated in a Facebook LIVE discussion on regenerative medicine. Learn more about the different types of regenerative medicine and…
Mary’s story, Part 2: ‘There’s been no pain’ after anterior hip replacement
“Truly there’s been no pain, no nothing. I don’t even know that I have a different hip,” says Mary Beardmore after Dr. Michael Schnaubelt, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, performed her anterior hip replacement…
Watch: Dr. Robert Sonnenburg discusses snoring and sleep disorders
Dr. Robert Sonnenburg, otolaryngologist with BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat recently participated in a Facebook Live question and answer discussion about sleep, sleep apnea and treatment options available to patients.
Mary’s story, Part 1: Long trip to BayCare Clinic for pain relief ‘worth it’
“The difference is remarkable for daily living and pain relief,” Mary Beardmore says after Dr. Brian J. Klika, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, treated her chronic thumb pain with cortisone shots.
Watch: Dr. Ashwani Bhatia answers your COVID-19 vaccine questions
Dr. Ashwani Bhatia, chief medical officer of BayCare Clinic recently participated in a Facebook LIVE discussion detailing the history of vaccines, why they have historically been effective and what the COVID-19 vaccines mean for Wisconsin’s battle ag…
Hand and upper extremity conditions and injuries
“Don’t be shy about coming in,” says Dr. Brian J. Klika of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic. He and Lacey Jandrin, a certified physician assistant, discussed hand and upper extremity conditions during a livestreamed event.