Melissa's Spine Surgery Story

Melissa enjoyed yoga, biking and hiking with her active family. She never imagined that a herniated disc would leave her completely immobile. The pain was constant, from her hip all the way down to her foot. Learn how the orthopedic spine team at the Detroit Medical Center helped Melissa get back on her feet and back to living life again.

Partial Knee Replacement Gets Harold Moving Again

May 28, 2019

Harold's quality of life was being affected by his knee pain. He was moving slow and couldn't get around the way he wanted. He decided he needed to do something about his left knee, primarily because of his work. The elevator was notoriously broken and he worked on the fourth floor. His pain was getting worse.

One day, he knew it was time to make a change. He came home and asked his wife to call Dr. Robert Ference, who had done a full knee replacement on his right knee about 2 years prior. This time, Dr. Ference recommended a Makoplasty partial knee replacement.



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