Debra’s Story: Torn Rotator Cuff

Debra’s Story: Torn Rotator Cuff

Following a car accident, Debra Gabaldon’s shoulder pain was so bad that she could no longer tend her tomatoes or play with her 10 grandchildren. However, within three months after Dr. Schnell performed shoulder arthroscopy, an outpatient procedure, Debra was able to do everything she could do prior to her injury, from cleaning her home…

Knee Surgery Enables Mother-Daughter to Get Moving Again

Knee Surgery Enables Mother-Daughter to Get Moving Again

Patricia Senn was only 13 when she had bilateral knee surgery in California. Although osteoarthritis of the knee ran in her family—her mother had double knee replacements—being a girls’ fast pitch softball player since age 5 didn’t help. After surgery, Senn returned to softball but her knees grew worse, and she was forced to quit the sport at age 18.