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What kind of care does BayCare Clinic provide? That’s a story best told by our patients. Enjoy some of their success stories.


Dove’s story: Relief after hip surgery

When Dove Granese needed a solution to her hip pain, she went to Dr. Jon Henry of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic. He eased her hip pain by performing hip abductor tendon repair surgery.


Rainy’s story: ‘All good’ after lumbar fusion surgery

A year of leg pain that followed years of back pain was enough. Lumbar fusion surgery solved both problems for Rainy Christopherson.


Kenneth’s story: Thorny problem, ‘amazing’ care

When a deeply embedded thorn caused Kenneth Vesely’s hand pain, Dr. Brian J. Klika of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic performed a long-finger irrigation and debridement.


Mitch’s story: ‘Innovative’ hand care

When Mitch Staszak sustained a badly broken hand, he sought help from Dr. Andrew Kirkpatrick, a hand surgeon at Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic. Kirkpatrick treated Staszak’s unusual injury and returned him to his usual activities.


Larry’s story: ‘2-for-1’ surgeries relieve joint pain

Larry Foss had a hip and a knee replaced at the same time by Dr. Michael Schnaubelt, an orthopedic surgeon with BayCare Clinic. Today, Foss is back to hunting and fishing, which he loves.


Catalina’s story: Dental implants help her chew again

Catalina Jack received dental implants from Dr. Brandon Newell, oral surgeon with Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons BayCare Clinic that restored her ability to chew.


Jordan’s story: Bicep repair hits the bull’s-eye

Jordan Hoover needed “a higher level of care” to fix his torn bicep. That’s what led him to Dr. Harold J. Schock, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic. Schock repaired Hoover’s bicep and helped Hoover return to his archery career.


Jenny’s story: Thumb surgery eases hand pain

“I can’t imagine a better outcome,” Jenny Brotherton says after Dr. Brian J. Klika, a fellowship-trained hand surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, performed thumb surgery to relieve her hand pain.


Cindy’s story: No more ‘stabbing’ pain after knee surgery

When Cindy Jasper sought a long-term solution for pain in both knees, she went to Dr. Carl A. DiRaimondo of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc. He eased her knee pain by performing double knee replacement surgery.


Nicholas’ story: ACL surgery was a slam-dunk

Dr. John Awowale, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, performed Nicholas Palecek’s ACL reconstruction and meniscus surgery and got him back on the basketball court.


Samantha’s story: ‘Be patient’ after orthopedic surgery

High-intensity workouts took a toll on Samantha’s shoulder and knee. Dr. Harold J. Schock helped her return to action.


Alison’s story: ‘Really good experience’ with carpal tunnel release

Alison Driscoll needed relief from hand and arm pain and numbness. Dr. Craig L. Olson of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic in Manitowoc eased her pain and discomfort through carpal tunnel release surgery.


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