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Patient Stories

Why wait for that hip or knee replacement you’ve been thinking about? Like these patients, you too can DO IT ALL.

Judith, knee replacement

Judith Seitz, Sartell

knee replacement, age 70

“This surgery was a life-saving thing for me.”



Kathy Hinkemeyer, St. Cloud 

knee replacement, age 48

"My only regret was waiting a year too long before having surgery."




Rosie Thell, FreeportRosie

knee replacement, age 47

"When I woke up, the deep aching pain of many years was gone.”



Cliff Teigen, St. JosephCliff

2 hip replacements and a knee replacement, age 56

"As an avid barefoot waterskiier — not only was I back on the water barefoot skiing 4 weeks after surgery, but playing tennis and living life the only way I know how — actively."



Brett Pinkerton, SartellBrett

hip replacement

"Not having the chronic ache in my hip joint is such a gift!"



Paul Conrad, Albany

knee replacement, age 46

"There is no more pain and I can be active again."

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