“Terrible toos” led to knee replacement
When Herb took up running, he now thinks he may have been guilty of committing the “terrible toos” – running too far, too fast. He thinks that jump-starting his running program with too much enthusiasm may have created wear in his left knee that led to knee replacement surgery.
Jim is back in the (bike) saddle again after knee surgery
Jim and his wife, Jackie, embraced an active lifestyle, but pain from osteoarthritis in both knees was beginning to slow Jim down. He had surgery on his left knee at the Joint Replacement Center at Abbott Northwestern Hospital. Three months later, Jim is well on his way to full use of his knees.
After knee surgery Susan still commands competitive edge
When pain in her right knee prevented Susan from playing golf, she saw an orthopedic surgeon. Injections helped her regain mobility in her knee for a while, but they weren’t a permanent solution. When her doctor recommended surgery, she opted for a partial knee replacement.
Back to work after bilateral knee replacement
For seven years, Jeffrey had delayed knee replacement surgery. The chronic joint pain had been interfering with his daily activities-a sign that surgery might be the right choice.
An active lifestyle following hip and knee replacement surgeries
When John, a retired Navy and commercial airline pilot, was exploring his options for joint replacement surgery, the decision was an easy one.
New knees and a new lease on life
Two knee replacement surgeries at Abbott Northwestern's Joint Replacement Center in 2009 and 2010 gave Sandra the ability to lead the active, healthy lifestyle she desired.
A nagging knee injury made working as a chef increasingly difficult for Mike
While culinary expertise is the main qualification to be a chef, it certainly isn't the only one. For example, you're also required to work long hours on your feet.
After surgery on both knees, an active lifestyle resumes
It was bad enough when Barbara Lambert had one painful knee to contend with. Then her other knee started to bother her.
Excellent care before, during and after surgery
A recent experience with knee replacement surgery confirmed something that Russ Brackett and his family have agreed on for many years: Abbott Northwestern is their hospital of choice.