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Posts categorized as “Patient Stories”

“I Feel Like I’ve Gotten My Life Back”

Posted on July 23, 2020

Jenny Jones was at the heaviest weight of her life, and she knew she needed a lifestyle change. With the Fort Sanders Weight Management and Nutrition Center, she lost 75 pounds.


Stand By for Relief

Posted on July 16, 2020

Sitting was painful for Oscar Manuel until he had spine surgery at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.


On the Road Again

Posted on July 9, 2020

Perry Warren had just relaxed to get some sleep when he woke to extreme pain. He was suffering from an extreme case of diverticulitis, which required surgery at Fort Sanders Regional.


Success After Shoulder Surgery

Posted on June 18, 2020

Pam Willis lived with pain in her left shoulder for many years. The retired Knoxville realtor could only lift her arm up to about her waist. Read how the Fort Sanders Regional team helped Pam regain strength and mobility in her arm.


And the Two Became One

Posted on June 11, 2020

Even before they tied the gastric knot, they had seen the best and worst of one another. Read about Dwayne Linger and Allenna Mullins, two bariatric surgery patients of Fort Sanders Regional, who became one last Halloween.


Lessons Learned

Posted on March 6, 2020

Eddie Evans suffered a pulmonary embolism in 2019, and after his diagnosis, the hospital’s Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT) quickly went to work.