Josh Lippens, a defensive end for the Central DeWitt High School Sabers, has returned to the field and is kicking tail in opposing backfields thanks to surgery by ORA Orthopedics Dr. Beau Shay to address his Tailor’s bunions.
“Lifelong competitor” Bob Beardsley, of Bettendorf, has run the Bix 7 more than three dozen times and wasn’t about to let a little thing like a torn ACL keep him from “beating the elite” to win $2,500 in the 2018 event – thanks in no small part to a little help from ORA Orthopedics.
After his rotator cuff surgery, Mike Cluff of Davenport goes for the big catch – fishing with his grandchildren on summer days.
Laura Byers, Erie, IL, is looking forward to a summer riding Cash, one of three horses she owns at her farmette, following successful robotic-assisted total knee replacement surgery.
WQAD News Anchor Angie Sharp is a new mother with an appreciation for staying strong for her son after Zander was diagnosed with hip dysplasia soon after his birth.
When it comes to putting on the miles, fewer do more than avid cyclist, Tom Hannah, 64, Davenport. His goal this summer, a good 75 miles a week or about 300 miles a month, biking along the scenic trails and byways of eastern Iowa and western Illinois. Thanks to two total knee replacements, he’s back in the saddle with no more pain, swelling, or limping.