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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.
Exploring treatment options for shoulder pain
There is no need to suffer through shoulder pain, Dr. Carl A. DiRaimondo of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc tells an audience during a recent seminar focused on treatments for shoulder pain. “We have many treatment options d…
Podcast: Providers turn to technology to help combat Wisconsin opioid crisis
Dr. Ashwani Bhatia, chief medical officer of BayCare Clinic discusses Wisconsin’s opioid crisis and what BayCare Clinic providers are doing to help combat the issue in the first episode of the BayCare Clinic Podcast
Recalled breast implants: what you need to know
In 2019, the Food and Drug Administration issued a large-scale recall of all BIOCELL™ textured breast implants due to an increased risk of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Dr. Elizabeth O’Connor shares what you need to know.
When you should see a cardiothoracic surgeon
When surgery is the best or only option for treating a diseased heart, the expertise of a cardiothoracic surgeon often is the best bet, says Dr. Alexander Roitstein, a cardiothoracic surgeon with Aurora BayCare Cardiothoracic Surgery.