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A WALK WITH SHERRY – 4 WEEKS POST SURGERY

In this segment of Sherry’s Story, Sherry is 4 weeks post surgery (robotic-assisted partial knee resurfacing) in San Francisco with Avnew Health. Sherry is feeling restored. Read her story in her own words as she reports her status 4 weeks post surgery. Follow Sherry’s story on facebook or find previous segments here on our Avnews blog. We will continue to check in on Sherry’s progress as she learns to walk restored.  

A WALK WITH SHERRY – 3 WEEKS POST SURGERY

In this segment of Sherry’s Story, Sherry is 3 weeks post surgery (robotic-assisted partial knee resurfacing) in San Francisco with Avnew Health. Sherry is learning to walk and to use her knee normally again after years of compensating for painful movement. Sherry’s physical therapist and her persistence are making a huge difference as she can already do things she was unable to do three weeks ago. Read her story in her own words as …Read More

A WALK WITH SHERRY – 2 WEEKS POST SURGERY

In this segment of Sherry’s Story, Sherry is 2 weeks post surgery (robotic-assisted partial knee resurfacing) in San Francisco with Avnew Health. She is participating in her restoration through local physical therapy and @home exercises. Read her story in her own words as she reports her status 2 weeks post surgery.   Follow Sherry’s story on facebook or find previous segments here on our Avnews blog. We will continue to following Sherry’s progress as she learns …Read More

A WALK WITH SHERRY – 1 WEEK POST SURGERY

In this segment of Sherry’s Story, Sherry is back in her own home town 1 week after her robotic-assisted partial knee resurfacing in San Francisco with Avnew Health.  Read her story in her own words as she reports her status 1 week post surgery.   Follow Sherry’s story on facebook or find previous segments here on our Avnews blog. We will be following Sherry throughout the next few weeks through …Read More

A WALK WITH SHERRY – RETURNING HOME RESTORED

In this segment of Sherry’s Story, Sherry makes the trip home after her robotic-assisted partial knee resurfacing in San Francisco.  Read her story in her own words as she makes the first class flight home. Follow Sherry’s story on facebook or here on our Avnews blog. We will be following Sherry throughout the next few weeks through her physical therapy and her persistence as she learns to walk restored.

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

Why PT is important after surgery

Many patients focus so much on the hours spent at the hospital that they don’t consider the importance of rehabilitation after the operation.  Here are some of the reasons you may need to do PT after your operation: – See more at: http://www.physiquality.com/blog/?p=7332#sthash.sYoGO9py.dpuf

FEEL BETTER BETTER

We’ve come a long way!  It’s exciting to be part of a society that has so many ways to be well.  In modern day society, we can diagnose so much, treat so many diseases, and soothe our aches and pains.  There are many diseases that science is still fighting, but for the vast majority.. we are blessed with options, science, and advancement. For the majority, the question is not if …Read More

Domestic Medical Tourism with Avnew Health

At Avnew Health, we believe in FANTASTIC!  If you are a candidate for our less invasive, robotic-assisted partial knee resurfacing procedure, our package includes: A patient navigator to assist you from your initial call, through your post surgical follow up. Direct communication with the Avnew lead surgeon. Airfare for you and a support person to a surgical center of excellence. Luxury hotel for recovery. Room service meal allowance. Town car …Read More

An Introduction to Robotic Partial Knee Resurfacing

Do you wonder what robotic assisted partial knee resurfacing looks like? Surgery is not pretty, but take a look while Dr. John Milne, founder of Avnew Health, guides you through a robotic partial knee resurfacing. If you are tired of knee pain and ready to get moving again, call today 1 (888) 986-7886. At Avnew Health, we want to help you navigate to the right solution for you.  We offer app …Read More

Facing Knee Surgery?

You may not know it, but you have options!  At Avnew Health, we want you to know your options.  When facing knee surgery, many wonder about the cost, risks, when they will be able to return to activities and work.  We can help you compare your options: What type of surgery is right for you? When is the right time to surgically intervene? What surgeon should you trust? What will …Read More