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March 2015

A Walk with Sherry – 24 Hours After Surgery

  In this video short, meet Sherry 24 hours after surgery.  Sherry’s knee is better than it has been in years and she is one day out of surgery.  She no longer feels bone on bone pain and her leg has been straightened.  She is walking the halls, icing, enjoying room service, and a beautiful San Francisco view with her husband.  Her pain is easily controlled and most importantly, she is …Read More

A Walk with Sherry – Restoration Day!

Sherry’s restoration day was a huge success!  Not only was the resurfacing that will make pain free movement a reality a success, but Dr. Velyvis was able to straighten Sherry’s leg as well.  Sherry was driven to and from her outpatient robotic-assisted partial knee restoration and spent the remainder of the day back at her hotel room, enjoying room service and a beautiful view while she iced her knee.  Sherry …Read More

A Walk with Sherry – First Class Experience

In this short video, Sherry has just begun her first class travel experience with Avnew Health to San Francisco for a robotic-assisted partial knee resurfacing accessible through Avnew Health’s medical tourism program.  Sherry and her husband Jerry were flown first class to San Francisco, shuttled from the airport and are sitting in their 4-star hotel room, their home base for a few days.  Tonight they can play the tourist, dine …Read More

LIFE WITH KNEE PAIN – OPTIONS

Sherry knew that she needed help for her knee.  X-rays showed bone on bone degeneration in her right knee.  She had tried non-invasive injections and ibuprofen to mask the pain, but after suffering for four years, Sherry scheduled the big one: A FULL KNEE REPLACEMENT. Although she knew she needed a surgical solution, Sherry was disappointed with the realities of a full knee replacement. She knew: she would endure a …Read More

A Walk with Sherry – A +1 Perspective

Jerry is Sherry’s husband.  They have spent the majority of their lives together enjoying the great outdoors, building a family and a life together.  Over the past four years, Jerry has had a front row seat to the decline in Sherry’s health caused by knee pain.  He watched as the pain limited her life and the life they could enjoy together.  Pain challenged the distances they could walk together, challenged travel …Read More

FROM KNEE PAIN TO PAIN FREE MOVEMENT, A STORY OF RESTORATION. NEW VIDEO SERIES: “A WALK WITH SHERRY”

Avnew Health testimonial series: “A Walk with Sherry”.  Follow this special video series featuring one woman’s story of living with knee pain, her experience with a robotic-assisted partial knee resurfacing and inspiring return to pain free movement. Like our facebook page and check back in often to catch each upcoming segment of Sherry’s story.

A WALK WITH SHERRY – LIVING WITH KNEE PAIN & MISSED MOMENTS

Click to watch the first video in a series following a woman living with knee pain and her path to pain free movement and restoration. Sherry spent at least four years living with knee pain.  At first there was joint fatigue, stiffness and gradually PAIN.  As the pain increased in intensity and volume, Sherry’s world got smaller.  She began to cut corners to decrease walking. She avoided the stairs as much …Read More

Walking With Sherry

Have knee pain?  Sherry’s been there.  But now she has taken a trip to San Francisco with Avnew Health. Sherry had a robotic-assisted partial knee resurfacing with Avnew’s Dr. John Velyvis two weeks ago to the day. And today – she is able to walk unassisted.  She is still healing, but today she walked on a treadmill for 15 minutes for endurance and her physical therapist is helping her regain …Read More