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Podcast: Dr. Jon Henry on overuse injuries in athletes training solo
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Sports Medicine
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
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Hand, Wrist and Elbow
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…
Gary’s story: Lucky to be alive after stroke
Gary Keshena, stroke survivor, owes his life to his sister and neighbor who recognized the signs and symptoms of stroke and called 911. They quickly got him to Dr. Gerald Eckardt and his team for the necessary care.
Tim’s story: Hearing with Roger changes my world
Tim Carpiaux works in metal fabricating. He was born with hearing impairment. These days he hears just fine, even in the din of his job, thanks to advanced hearing aid technology and Dr. Andrea Federman of BayCare Clinic.
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.
Ellen’s story: 'No worries' while visiting BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists
Eye Specialists Eyewear and Contact Lens
Ellen Westrich has been a long-time patient of BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists and has experienced first-hand the new protocols and regulations in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Carol’s story: Reconstruction results ‘just as good’ 10 years later
Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists
Over a decade later, Carol Matuszak is still ‘very happy’ with her breast reconstruction surgery performed by Dr. Steven Schmidt of Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic
George & Doris’ story: 'Not afraid' to visit BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists
Eye Specialists Corneal and External Disease
George and Doris Bodenner have experienced first-hand the new protocols and regulations in place at BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Barbara’s story: Bariatric surgery, weight loss eliminated need for back surgery
Bariatric Surgery Neurological 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
Eye Specialists Eyewear and Contact Lens
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…
Watch: Nick Grimm, PA-C discusses skin cancer detection and prevention
Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists Dermatology Services
Nick Grimm PA-C, dermatology services provider at Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic recently participated in a question and answer session about skin cancer detection and prevention.
A tool for choosing the right products and services for your skin
Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists Aesthetic Services
With so many skin care products and treatments on the market competing for your attention, how do you sort through the noise and make sure you’re making a good investment?
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.”
Device helps prevent aneurysm damage
Patients at Aurora BayCare undergoing treatment for aneurysm now have help in the form of FRED, a medical device that cuts off blood flow to aneurysms, aiding treatment. Dr. Ziad Darkhabani is the first in the state to use the device.
Carrie’s story: ‘So impressed’ by eye care during pandemic
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
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.
Anne’s story: ‘Life is a little more normal’ after nerve entrapment procedure
Pain & Rehab Medicine
“Thanks for giving me hope,” says Anne Laurent after Dr. Danqing Guo, a pain and rehab medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, successfully treated her for peripheral nerve entrapment neuropathy.