Our Patient Success Stories

We’re proud to showcase real stories of individuals who have experienced transformative journeys towards improved musculoskeletal health. Through this collection of articles and videos, you’ll witness firsthand the impact of our dedicated care on patients’ lives. From conquering challenges to regaining mobility, these stories highlight the remarkable outcomes achievable with our comprehensive orthopedic treatments. Explore these narratives of resilience, determination, and triumphant recoveries. We hope you’ll be inspired by the tangible difference the expert team at South Bend Orthopaedics has made in the lives of those we’ve had the privilege to serve.

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Back on course after joint replacement surgery

Richard began playing sports as a child and he has continued to play since. While attending Notre Dame he played both baseball and basketball. And Richard went on to play professional basketball with the Detroit Pistons. Thoughout the years, Richard has maintained an active professional and personal lifestyle. In fact, one of his favorite ways to unwind and relax from the stresses of life is on the golf course. But, after years of running down the basketball court, followed by years of twisting, squatting and walking on the golf course, Richard began experiencing stiffness and pain in his knees. He made an appointment to see his family’s orthopaedic physician at South Bend Orthopaedics. After examining Richard and ordering diagnostics, the board-certified orthopaedic surgeon explained to him that he was suffering from osteoarthritis and degenerative joint disease in his knees, the condition was worse in Richard’s left knee.

Click here to read more about Richard’s successful recovery from joint replacement surgery at South Bend Orthopaedics.

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Have you experienced a remarkable transformation in your health and quality of life thanks to South Bend Orthopaedics? Your own journey can inspire others on their way to recovery. Share your story of triumph and renewal with us today. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of those seeking hope and healing.