Department of Orthopaedics Patient Stories
Adam Dumont tells his story of a devastating motorcycle accident and the care he received at Dartmouth-Hitchcock to help him recover.
John Richards shares thoughts about his care at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in a letter to leadership.
Lebanon firefighter Rick Lounsbury dislocated his shoulder at the scene of a fire last December, and after surgery and rehabilitation therapy he’s returned to full duty.
Among a host of health issues throughout his life, Michael Mahoney came to Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) to undergo a revision of a failed hip replacement unlike any in the orthopaedic field.
Bill Waddell, a Master-level competitor in the Scottish Highland Games, came back stronger than ever to win his next competition after surgery and rehab for a bicep rupture and radial nerve palsy.
Attempting a deadlift with one finger caused a serious finger injury to Rabbi Moshe Gray.
Rose Lander has played the violin for over 80 years. After a fall, her local doctors said she would never play again. Thanks to John-Erik Bell, MD, Lander is back to playing and teaching again.
After falling during a run, Nicola Felicetti found herself stuck in the woods with a broken leg. It was 7 am and only 7 degrees. Luckily she was able to call her husband for help.
Restoring one family's faith in health care
Melissa Soendergaard suffers from back pain following several injuries. After trying a number of options, she turned to Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Functional Restoration Program for help.