What a Relief

Posted on July 5, 2017

What a Relief! 15 months of pain eased by procedure at Parkwest Medical Center      Getting hit in the head by a machine gun barrel produces a kind of pain like no other. Retired U.S. Army veteran Larry Britton, 73, knows from experience.      “It snapped around and knocked me colder than a cucumber,” Larry 


Powell woman finds surgeon is ‘straight shooter’

Posted on May 3, 2017

Powell woman finds surgeon is ‘straight shooter’ 


Parkwest’s Care and Surgical Expertise Aid in Injury Recovery for Soccer-Playing Math Teacher

Posted on April 12, 2017

Parkwest’s Care and Surgical Expertise Add Up to Recovery for Soccer-Playing Math Teacher 


Hips to Hoops-Dad’s still in the game after MS leads to hip surgery

Posted on March 23, 2017

Kendrick Tate picks up a basketball, slowly dribbles his way to the far side of the court just beyond the three-point circle. In one smooth, arching flick of the wrist, the ball strips the net. Whoosh! They have the court all to themselves this afternoon as Tate, a 41-year-old single father of three, teaches his 


Furnace Worker Fires Back with Spine Surgery

Posted on March 23, 2017

Like any working guy who has just been told he needs spinal surgery, Tommy Rogers’ first thoughts were about his job. “My big concern was the length of recovery,” said Rogers, a 47-year-old furnace tender at the Alcoa aluminum plant now known as Arconic. “I was thinking house payments and bills. I thought I was 


Retired Nurses Chooses Parkwest for Knee Replacement to help her ‘Get things done.’

Posted on March 23, 2017

Having worked as a licensed practical nurse in five states, Mary Stroud knows plenty about hospitals and surgeons. So when the time came for total knee replacement, she felt completely at ease choosing Parkwest Medical Center, a hospital where she’d worked for 12 years.      The orthopedic/neurosurgery unit at Parkwest is a leader in safe 


Partial total knee arthroplasty keeps Ed Dennison running

Posted on November 17, 2016

Ed Dennison doesn’t need Tony Stark’s Iron Man suit to do some pretty amazing things. All he needs is a pair of running shoes and an artificial knee joint made from titanium alloys and polyethylene plas­tic and he’s good to go. And go. And go. In fact, Dennison has been on the go since Parkwest