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Your Stories

We all have a story about what we live to do, but for some, joint pain can make those activities nearly impossible. Tasks that used to be simple, such as running the vacuum, getting in and out of the car or even sleeping at night, can become unbearable. If you’re experiencing these same issues, you’re not alone.

Follow the links below to learn more about personal stories of recent patients who are back to doing what they live to do thanks to ProMedica Wildwood Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital.

Whatever it is you live to do, we live to keep you doing it.

To be connected to a physician or to learn more about ProMedica Wildwood Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital, call 1-877-791-6555.

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Featured Stories

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Julie’s Story

Julie lives to be a mother and chase after her children. But her hip pain made it unbearable. Thanks to her new hip from ProMedica Wildwood Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital, the chase is back on. Julie is helping her girls on the monkey bars, teaching her four-year to ride a two-wheeler and chasing like never before.

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Linda’s Story

Linda lives to exercise at the gym with her mom. However, her knee pain forced her to cancel their routine workouts along with other activities she loved. Now, thanks to the new knee from ProMedica Wildwood Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital, Linda and her mom are back at the gym, exercising and enjoying their time together.

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Brad’s Story

Brad lives to golf. However, a growing pain in his hip was keeping him from the game and the other things he lived to do. Now, he is back on the course, thanks to his new hip from ProMedica Wildwood Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital.

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Jenifer’s Story

Jenifer lives to be outdoors and to dance. But her continued hip pain kept her from feeding the ducks in their backyard and dancing with her husband. Now, thanks to her new hip from ProMedica Wildwood Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital, she is back outside enjoying the company of her husband and their many feathered friends.

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Rick’s Story

Rick lives to play with his grandkids. But his knee pain was keeping him from doing that and the other things he lived to do. As a former basketball coach and official, Rick is now back on the court, but this time as a grandpa, thanks to his new knee from ProMedica Wildwood Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital.

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Patient Stories

We all have a story about what we live to do, but for some, joint pain can make those activities nearly impossible. Tasks that used to be simple, such as running the vacuum, getting in and out of the car or even sleeping at night, can become unbearable. If you’re experiencing these same issues, you’re not alone..

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Wildwood is a modern, comfortable fitness center where members exercise, play and connect with each other. Members have access to state-of-the-art fitness equipment and expert coaching, plus a wide range of group exercise programs, team activities and regular social events.

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Why Does Your Knee Hurt?

Knee pain: it can stop you from playing a sport you love, taking the stairs or enjoying an evening walk. What causes it? What treatments are available? Seeking help from a medical professional can help you regain health and mobility. We asked Michael T. Diment, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon with ProMedica Physicians.

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