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Alex Douglass

I am a Pennsylvania State Trooper. On September 12th, 2014, I was shot by a sniper outside of the Police Barracks. The bullet entered my left lower back and exited through my right hip and femur. The bullet shattered my pelvis, right hip, and right femur. I was brought to...

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Robert Kelly

Robert Kelly

Unfortunately, I don't have any action photos to share about how I'm able to go back to my mountain climbing or downhill ski racing. I'm just an "average joe" who had a relatively active lifestyle until osteoarthritis got the best of my hips. It took a lot of convincing before...

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Debbie Conti

I would like to express my gratitude to Dr. Mayman, his team and Hospital for Special Surgery for providing the best medical and nursing care I ever had. I am back at work seeing a full schedule of patients, pain free with 121 degrees of flexion in the left knee...

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Alan Dumain

Alan Dumain

Other than my "structural" problems, I am a very healthy, active, and competitive 65 year old. I have cycled since I was 20 years old. I regularly cycle between 150 and 200 miles per week from April -October. In the winter, I spin 4 times a week. I participate in three...

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Erik Iversen

Erik Iversen

8 years ago, I came to HSS for a left hip resurfacing due to osteoarthritis. I had been limping, and in pain, and the procedure with Dr. Mayman was a delightful surprise - he was so clear and precise in his evaluations, always willing to detail the latest options and clarify...

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Robin Missailidis

Robin Missailidis

I am a lifelong athlete who lives in Encinitas, California. I played softball, basketball, soccer and ran track as a youth. After high school I played tennis on our NCAA college team at University of California San Diego in 1983. After graduating from college I took up cycling, swimming, running...

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Sharon Boone Wright

Sharon Boone Wright

I had my second Total Knee Replacement at HSS on June 2. The first, on my right knee, was done two years earlier, with good results. But that knee was in worse shape prier to surgery. This time, my stay at the hospital was a day shorter--just 3 nights--for which I...

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Raymond Choy

I’m not sure what drives me to do it. I suppose I just can’t help myself. I’m a “streaker”. I’m one of 113 people who have been awarded this title from the New York Road Runners by having an active streak of 15 or more consecutive NYC marathons. I presently have...

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Betsy Ellsworth

Before the age of 50, I had two total knee replacements at HSS. Dr Mayman absolutely changed my world. The first TKR at HSS was in July 2009, on my left knee. During that surgery, Dr Mayman noticed some problems with my right knee, which had been replaced 6 years...

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Darlene Parent

Darlene Parent

Both knees were bone-on-bone with arthritis aggravating the situation to the point that I could not walk more than 1 block without suffering. I stopped traveling, hiking and visiting museums. I was in extreme pain just standing while teaching figure skating, my profession. I have now gotten my life back...

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