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Posts categorized as “Patient Stories”

Whisman beats depression and builds confidence through Peninsula programs

Posted on April 26, 2017

When you are 11 years old you are supposed to be riding your bike, having adventures, and counting the days till Christmas. You are supposed to be learning new things, going places, and dreaming big dreams.      But when Lindy Whisman was 11 years old, there wasn’t much she could think about, do, or enjoy. She […]


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


Welcoming baby

Posted on April 5, 2017

New parents thank Parkwest Childbirth Center


Friends at Heart- The Heartbeats bond through fitness & friendship

Posted on March 29, 2017

It’s been seven years since Richard Ashworth ignored his wife’s warnings and had what could’ve been a fatal heart attack.


Parkwest Therapy Center helps local man achieve his dream

Posted on March 23, 2017

While training for his second half marathon in 2010, Snow began to feel pain in his hips.


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 […]