OhioHealth Orthopedic Patient Testimonials
View our video library to learn what some of our bone and joint patients have to say about their care at OhioHealth.
It’s understandable if you’re apprehensive about having orthopedic surgery. Your physician will talk to you about what to expect for your specific procedure, but sometimes it helps to hear from patients just like you.
Foot and Ankle
Bethany’s Foot Reconstruction Story
As a young adult, Bethany had experienced chronic foot pain that prevented her from participating in high school sports. Diagnosed with tarsal coalition, Bethany underwent foot reconstruction at OhioHealth.
Pete’s Ankle Replacement Story
Learn how the Prophesy total ankle replacement procedure at OhioHealth helped Pete get back to riding his motorcycle after a debilitating ankle injury.
Marisa’s Ankle Surgery Story
After running the Cap City Half Marathon, Marisa began experiencing pain in her feet. Running a 10K two weeks later, she severely sprained her ankle. See how ankle surgery at OhioHealth helped Marisa achieve her goal of running a full marathon.
Pat’s Hand Reattachment Story
When Columbus grandmother Pat Marvin sawed off her own hand just above the wrist during a home improvement project, OhioHealth surgeons were able to reattach it.
Mark’s Knee Replacement Story
Knee pain from old sports injuries was getting in the way of Mark’s professional painting job. Robotic-assisted partial knee replacement at OhioHealth had Mark home the same day of surgery and helped him get back to work.
Sarabeths’ MAKOplasty Story
Sarabeth’s knee pain was making it hard to do everyday tasks like grocery shopping and laundry. After years of injections, Sarabeth decided it was time for surgery. See how the MAKOplasty procedure (partial knee replacement with robotic assistance) at OhioHealth helped her feel normal again.
Rick’s Shoulder Replacement Story
For years, Rick’s arthritis had caused shoulder pain that kept him from working on his house and farm. Watch how total shoulder replacement surgery at OhioHealth got him back to his active lifestyle.
Joan’s Shoulder Replacement Story
A week after Joan was involved in a car accident, she couldn’t move her right side. With torn rotator cuff tendons and arthritis, her function decreased rapidly. Here’s how shoulder replacement surgery at OhioHealth got her back to her passion of showing dogs.
Marilyn’s Spinal Fusion Story
Marilyn was diagnosed with scoliosis at 14 and had surgery to correct the problem. Year later, the pain in her low back became unbearable. Learn how spinal fusion surgery at OhioHealth helped her get back to gardening and grandchildren — without pain.