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  • Bobby Menges

    Garden City, New York

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can play football again. The family ski trip was meant to be an opportunity for 8 year old Bobby Menges to finally have a vacation after undergoing 1½ years of cancer treatment for neuroblastoma. … Continue reading

  • Chad Newell

    Billings, Montana

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can continue in my athletic career playing football at Montana State University. I had broken my leg in a basketball game just before Christmas in 2010. The injury ended my junior season of basketball. … Continue reading

  • Jonathan Laico

    East Meadow, New York

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can coach my daughter’s lacrosse team with both of my legs. On the afternoon of November 15th 2009, I took some time off from my job to get some odds and ends done at … Continue reading

  • Brendan Eskin

    Memphis, Tennessee

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can run miles with my cross country team. When 7-year-old Brendan Eskin arrived via helicopter to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, doctors weren’t sure he would make it through the night. Hours earlier, Brendan was … Continue reading

  • Emma Miles

    Reelsville, Indiana

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can use both of my legs and return to a normal life. October 5, 2008, around 2:00 pm, my sister Victoria, my brother Tyler, and me were on a four-wheeler. A King Quad to … Continue reading

  • Kelsey Rozema

    New Lenox, Illinois

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can go to college. A better life is what we are all striving to create, and Dr. Smith has always remembered that. In our twenty years together, he has always put my emotional well … Continue reading

  • Susan Reader

    Youngstown, Ohio

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can stand and walk on my own two legs. In May of 2008, my boyfriend Angelo and I decided to travel down to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for Bike Week. The trip was off … Continue reading

  • Dorothy Yon

    Folcroft, Pennsylvania

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can now “WALK ON BOTH LEGS!” (my own, not prosthetic) and do almost everything that I used to do before. My husband and I were involved in a very bad accident while walking to our car, … Continue reading

  • Kathleen Hobin

    Madison, Connecticut

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can walk!

  • Jay Cooney

    Jacksonville, Florida

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can be athletic again. Prior to my accident, I was a very athletic guy. I ran 5 miles 3 times a week, played on a volleyball league 2 days a week during the winter, and a … Continue reading