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Lance’s story: How a typical day became a fight against stroke
Lance Bethke experienced an intracerebral hemorrhage, a life-threatening form of stroke caused by undiagnosed high blood pressure. Immediate care from Dr. Gerald W. Eckardt, a neurosurgeon with BayCare Clinic, helped save his life.
Podcast: Dr. Jon Henry on overuse injuries in athletes training solo
In the latest episode of the BayCare Clinic Podcast, Dr. Jon Henry, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic discusses working out safely, the potential for overuse injuries in young athletes and how the 2020 off-season…
Pamela’s story: Wrist surgery allows her to return to music
Pamela Nikodem has been a musician all her life. So, when she injured her wrist in a fall in 2017 and could no longer play, she was devastated. Dr. Brian Klika performed a minimally invasive wrist procedure and now she’s on her way back to performing…
Watch: Dr. Ziad Darkhabani discuss stroke awareness
Watch as Dr. Ziad Darkhabani, interventional neurologist with Aurora BayCare Medical Center, recently participated in a question and answer session on stroke and stroke awareness and the importance of seeking treatment quickly.
Barbara’s story: Bariatric surgery, weight loss eliminated need for back surgery
“I really do feel like I have a new lease on life and that I’m much younger and more mobile,” Barbara Wilmot says after Dr. Daniel McKenna, an Aurora BayCare bariatric surgeon, helped her lose weight to relieve back pain.
Watch: Dr. Jordyn King answers questions about Computer Vision Syndrome
Dr. Jordyn King, optometrist at BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists in Manitowoc, recently conducted a Question and Answer Session on the signs and symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome, why traditional reading glasses aren’t helping, and what we can do to…
Phyllis’ story: Ready to ‘enjoy life again’ after minimally-invasive back surgery
Phyllis Allen became prisoner in her own home due to severe back pain. That was until Dr. Max Ots of BayCare Clinic performed a minimally-invasive procedure on her SI joint. Now, Phyllis is “ready to get out and enjoy life again.”
Carrie’s story: ‘So impressed’ by eye care during pandemic
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Carrie Carlson saw her ophthalmologist, Dr. Joseph Bergmann of BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists, for a follow-up visit after eye surgery for glaucoma. “It was a good experience all around,” she says.