Aaron days before his knee injuries.
The Day Everything Changed
September 15th, 2017 was day that forever changed the life and trajectory of Aaron Holdridge. He was playing his first home football game as a senior linebacker in high school. As he jumped to block a pass from the […]
Patient Joanne Lefrak created this remarkable Thank You video honoring Dr. LaPrade’s commitment to keeping people active and improving the quality of care in orthopedics and sports medicine.
How My Journey lead to Dr. LaPrade for a Knee Examination
“As a professional executive overseeing the operations of renewable energy contracts, I was working long hours,” said Jason Smith. “Every Monday morning, I commuted three hours to our company headquarters where I lived in corporate housing and remained on site until the end of the […]
As a planetary scientist, Dan Durda has always had a fascination with the natural wonders of planet Earth. Dan has traveled all around the world exploring and learning about the planet we call home. Through these adventures, Dan has never been physically restricted until an unexpected fall on April 16, 2016.
Dan’s fieldwork at Meteor Crater […]
After heartbreaking failed treatments, Bridget Holt never gave up on finding a knee replacement alternative and finally found a way to return to her active lifestyle.
“I would tell other patients suffering a serious knee injury ‘Don’t give up,’” said patient Bridget Holt. For 20 years Bridget did not give up on finding a treatment for […]
During a filming trip to Kyrgyzstan, Nayla Tawa experienced a life changing accident that ultimately lead her to complex knee specialist Dr. LaPrade. Nayla’s accident resulted in a PCL tear, superficial MCL tear and deep MCL tear. She was told she would likely never snowboard again. After a double-bundle PCL reconstruction, superficial MCL reconstruction, deep MCL […]