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Waltzing through life: 79 year-old woman dances again

Waltzing through life: 79 year-old woman dances again

Debilitating back pain nearly sidelined Kathleen Wheeler of Milan from being able to enjoy the thing she loves – ballroom dancing. Thanks to successful treatment of her knee and back pain at ORA Orthopedics, Kathleen is back on the dance floor.

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Young soccer player makes a strong comeback

Young soccer player makes a strong comeback

UTHS soccer player, Gabrielle Pauwels, was just a teenager when she tore her ACL. Thanks to a successful ACL repair at ORA Orthopedics, she was able to get back on the field and compete again.

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Back in the saddle after two new knees

Back in the saddle after two new knees

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.

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UTHS sophomore back on the court!

UTHS sophomore back on the court!

Dr. Waqas Hussain examines Anuar Salinas’ knee. The UT sophomore suffered a torn meniscus over the summer. But thanks to Dr. Hussain, Anuar was back on the court in no time.

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Fit and fabulous at 70

Fit and fabulous at 70

At seventy years young, Helen Akers of Geneseo wasn’t about to start slowing down … even after successful spine and knee surgeries at ORA Orthopedics.

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Moline brothers cope with casts, concerts and chaos

Moline brothers cope with casts, concerts and chaos

Like many high schoolers, Conor Sapp and his brother Ian have spent their time in the ER for broken bones and other injuries. Thankfully, ORA Orthopedic surgeons Dr. Thomas VonGillern and Dr. J.C. Clark have been there to help get them back on stage and on with their lives.

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Get inspired by Quad Cities residents who have overcome physical challenges and who are now stronger than ever and pursuing their life passions with purpose.

Back in the saddle after two new knees

Back in the saddle after two new knees

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.

read more
UTHS sophomore back on the court!

UTHS sophomore back on the court!

Dr. Waqas Hussain examines Anuar Salinas’ knee. The UT sophomore suffered a torn meniscus over the summer. But thanks to Dr. Hussain, Anuar was back on the court in no time.

read more
Fit and fabulous at 70

Fit and fabulous at 70

At seventy years young, Helen Akers of Geneseo wasn’t about to start slowing down … even after successful spine and knee surgeries at ORA Orthopedics.

read more
Moline brothers cope with casts, concerts and chaos

Moline brothers cope with casts, concerts and chaos

Like many high schoolers, Conor Sapp and his brother Ian have spent their time in the ER for broken bones and other injuries. Thankfully, ORA Orthopedic surgeons Dr. Thomas VonGillern and Dr. J.C. Clark have been there to help get them back on stage and on with their lives.

read more
Waltzing through life: 79 year-old woman dances again

Waltzing through life: 79 year-old woman dances again

Debilitating back pain nearly sidelined Kathleen Wheeler of Milan from being able to enjoy the thing she loves – ballroom dancing. Thanks to successful treatment of her knee and back pain at ORA Orthopedics, Kathleen is back on the dance floor.

read more
Young soccer player makes a strong comeback

Young soccer player makes a strong comeback

UTHS soccer player, Gabrielle Pauwels, was just a teenager when she tore her ACL. Thanks to a successful ACL repair at ORA Orthopedics, she was able to get back on the field and compete again.

read more