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 […]

Eric Mingledorff’s Mako-Assisted Total Knee Replacement Story

Eric Mingledorff’s Mako-Assisted Total Knee Replacement Story “It’s the only way to go.”Eric Mingledorff described his experience with Mako robot-assisted knee replacement while sitting in a hangar at the Hardeman airport. A pilot from the age of 15, these days he enjoys retirement while working on his own aerobatic airplane. Being a pilot is a […]

William Newman’s Same Day Knee Replacement Surgery

William Newman’s Same Day Knee Replacement Surgery Most knee replacements are performed in a hospital setting, which entails staying overnight for observation and physical therapy. Anyone who has gone through this process knows that it is somewhat inconvenient. William Newman is a patient of Dr. Christopher Ferguson and has had both his knees replaced. His first replacement was done at the hospital. “The whole process of going to the hospital and […]