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Tyler Phillips's Story

Extreme Hiking after Cartilage Transplant
Ratings Ratings Ratings Ratings Ratings - August, 2018

In July, 6 months after a medial meniscectomy with medial and lateral osteochondral allografts, I did a major backcountry hike in Glacier National Park in Montana. Previously, I was unable to walk dow...

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Darrione 's Story

Committing to DePaul Basketball after an ACL Surgery
Ratings Ratings Ratings Ratings Ratings - August, 2018

I want to thank Dr. Cole and his awesome staff at Midwest Orthopedics at Rush for doing my ACL surgery! I tore my ACL playing basketball in high school, and I came back stronger than ever after my sur...

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Cooper Sloan's Story

Back to football and basketball after ACL sugery!
Ratings Ratings Ratings Ratings Ratings - April, 2018

ACL reconstruction for a 14 year old isn’t ideal, but in this case it worked out perfect. Cooper Sloan is a 14 year old eighth grade from Peotone, IL. He is active in multiple sports including fo...

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Shelby Koester's Story

Dr Cole gave me back my active life
Ratings Ratings Ratings Ratings Ratings - June, 2016

For 3 years, I lived with constant knee pain due to bad genetics and injury. The pain interfered with daily activities, exercise, and family fun. Dr. Cole changed all that. He gave me back an active l...

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Shelly Bende's Story

Back to Running after years of Pain
Ratings Ratings Ratings Ratings Ratings - June, 2016

While training for my second marathon in the spring of 2013, I injured my IT Band. It became so tight that it caused severe pain by my right knee. I ran through the pain because I was determined to fi...

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