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Testimonial - Mary Jo

Mary Jo's Shoulder Replacement

Mary Jo's Shoulder Replacement

November of 2013 Shoulder replacement surgery. Wow! something I knew had to be done to improve quality of life if possible. At 86 I was not sure I was ready to even try. Finally I made that initial appointment with Dr Denard, who had been recommended as "the one" who knew about shoulders. His kindness and understanding gave me the confidence I needed to have the surgery. From the moment I came out of surgery the shoulder pain was gone. My recovery was quicker than I had anticipated, due in part, to my own attitude and cooperation with my doctor and greatly due to the expertise of the entire medical staff and facility who took care of me. I am able to continue painting ...here I am ...putting the finishing touches on an Autumn scene .... using that (now steady, painless) left arm & hand with my new shoulder holding things together.

Sincerely,
- Mary Jo
Roseburg, OR