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on Thu, July 11, 2019
Elward Altvater, who will celebrate his 90th birthday on July 28, bought his first motorcycle in 1947 and has been enjoying short jaunts and long road trips on...
on Fri, May 17, 2019
For more than 40 years, sculpting art out of eggshells has been “more than a hobby and less than a living” for Wichitan Yolonda Pears.   As she completes each...
on Tue, May 07, 2019
When Dave Dendurent had his right knee replaced at Ascension Via Christi St. Teresa last September, he received a thank-you card signed by the team who...
Knee
on Thu, March 31, 2016
Articular cartilage — the soft white cartilage that covers the ends of the bones and helps joints to move smoothly — is vital to the structure and function of...
Beverly McCulloch hip replacement
on Mon, February 08, 2016
A true Kansas farm wife and mother, Beverly McCulloch took care of everyone else before herself. But the pain in her left hip gradually caught up with her. “...
on Thu, September 03, 2015
Nine days after Patsy Hurst had a total knee replacement in her right knee, Via Christi Home Health physical therapist Elly Wilber is at Patsy’s home just...
on Tue, May 05, 2015
It's 1 p.m. on a Tuesday, and Kayla Hemberger is quizzing patient Herb Weigel on the details of his life. What is your birthdate? What’s today’s date? What’s...
hip and knee replacement
on Mon, April 20, 2015
In the past, hip and knee joint replacement surgery — in which a damaged joint surface is removed and replaced with a metal or plastic implant — has been...
on Wed, March 18, 2015
Joint replacement surgeries are becoming more common in the United States. For example, from 2000 to 2009, the incidence of total knee replacement increased by...
on Mon, January 05, 2015
As Via Christi prepares to kick off its first Joint Replacement Education Seminar later this month, national trends are showing that more people are getting...

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