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Patient Videos and Stories

Joint ReplacementWatch our video to learn about Franciscan's highly-rated Joint Camp program through a patient's perspective, who recently went through knee replacement surgery. Also featuring orthopedic surgeon and medical director, Patrick Vaughan, MD; Debi Williams, Orthopedic Service Line Manager; and Gina Craig, Physical Therapist Assistant.

Orthopedics Patient StoryWatch our video featuring Franciscan patient and vintage sports car enthusiast, Larry Brown, as he describes the pain he experienced prior to bilateral knee replacement surgery and the difference this surgery has made in his life since.

Liz Engler THJoint Replacement Surgery
Liz
A hike up Crystal Mountain would never have been possible before her joint replacement surgery.
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Dick BrynsteadKnee Replacement Surgery
Dick Brynstead
I feel 80 years young again.
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Frank ThumbKnee Replacement Surgery
Frank Baldi
“Joint Camp wasn’t just a useful part of my recovery,” Frank said. “It was a great experience, too.”
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Gary Hill, Sr.Knee Replacement Surgery
Gary Hill, Sr.
Knee replacement gets better every year—lowering risks, improving longevity and decreasing pain and recovery time.
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Tony ChurskyHip Replacement
Tony Chursky
I was cycling eight weeks after surgery, it feels great to be back to running and coaching without pain.
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David LoceyKnee Replacement Surgery
David Locey
The support was amazing. They didn’t push, but yet made me want to push myself.
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Gaylen WoodBack Surgery
Gaylen Wood
They explained my options so I could make a decision about treatment. Just knowing that I have this access to care takes a lot of pressure off.
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