Herschel Stokes Tells His Story

Herschel Stokes’ Hip Replacement Here is Herschel’s story, in his own words: I started my journey with Dr. Curlee. We originally thought it was a spinal issue, but once we learned it was my hip, he recommended several doctors to me. After researching and talking to my sister, I chose Dr. Waggoner. My sister is […]

Diane’s Knee Replacement with Dr. Drew Wodowski

Diane’s Knee Replacement Surgery with Dr. Drew Wodowski Here is Diane’s story, in her own words: I started trying to take care of my knee pain in September 2020. I should have taken care of it years ago, but I had other health issues that put my knee on the back burner. Whenever I finally […]

Diane’s Spinal Fusions

Diane’s Spinal Fusion with Dr. Schroerlucke I’ve been a patient of Dr. Judith Lee-Sigler‘s since before she joined Tabor Orthopedics, and I continued seeing her when Tabor became OrthoSouth. My issues began around my grandson’s 1st birthday party. My foot was flopping, and I thought I must have had a stroke. At the time, I worked […]

Gigi’s SLAP Tear Repair and Rotator Cuff Fix with Dr. Pokabala

Gigi’s SLAP Tear and Rotator Cuff Repair with Dr. Pokabla I started experiencing pain in the middle of December 2020. I’m not sure what I did to hurt myself and assumed it was wear and tear. I work at Petco and was lifting dog food when the pain first started. It eventually got to the […]

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 […]