Harmony’s Story

Neck Surgery and Recovery

Harmony’s Story – Neck Surgery and Recovery I’ve had back problems since 2004 – so when my neck began to bother me in the Spring of 2020 I thought, “Oh great, here’s another ailment to add to my growing list of aches and pains.” As time went on, my neck kept getting worse, and I […]

David’s Knee Replacement

David’s Knee Replacement Mr. Jones is a champion cyclist. After a knee replacement done by Dr. Tabor in 2013, Mr. Jones continued cycling and retired in 2015. He still cycles thousands of miles each year and is thankful to Dr. Tabor for the care he received. When asked to give a piece of advice to […]

Lori’s OrthoSouth Story with Dr. Tom Giel

Lori's OrthoSouth Story with Dr. Tom Giel

Lori’s OrthoSouth Story with Dr. Tom Giel “Just a perfect experience from start to finish.” ~ Lori P. Lori is an avid runner but a few years ago a knee injury interrupted her marathon plans. She took a few minutes to speak with us about running, her experience with Dr. Tom Giel, and the recovery […]

Laura’s OrthoSouth Story with Dr. Dean Jameson

Laura's Ankle Recovery with Dr. Dean Jameson

Laura’s Ankle Recovery with Dr. Dean Jameson I injured my right ankle July 2019. I am a specialist teacher, and the pain was affecting my ability to teach. The pain persisted, so I finally went to OrthoSouth in late August. I was placed in a boot and scheduled testing. I am so thankful to have […]

Daniel Jones’ Shoulder Repair Surgery with Dr. Chris Pokabla

Daniel Jones’ Shoulder Repair Surgery with Dr. Chris Pokabla Daniel Jones has an ankle in his shoulder. His surgeon Dr. Christopher Pokabla calls it “Arthoscopic Distal Tibial Allograft Augmentation for Posterior Shoulder Instability with Glenoid Bone Loss.” Daniel just calls it relief. The Injury Daniel’s shoulder issues began when he was a football player in […]

Ladelle Lequerica’s Mako-Assisted Knee Replacement Story

Ladelle Lequerica’s Mako-Assisted Knee Replacement Story Ladelle Lequerica has been a loyal patient of Dr. Riley Jones for years. She underwent shoulder surgery with Dr. Jones after sustaining a tennis injury when she was younger and then again in 2015 after a horse-riding accident. After many years with him as her trusted orthopaedic surgeon, she […]