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Matt Peters Overcomes a Complex Knee Injury

Not Just Your Average Teenager

mathMatt Peters was a typical teenager — before a complex knee injury took him away from the typical activities a vibrant 15-year old partakes in. Prior to meeting Dr. LaPrade and going through countless doctor’s visits and surgeries, Matt could easily […]

Matt Peters Overcomes a Complex Knee Injury

Anne Furgal’s ACL Reconstruction Surgery

Anne-FurgalThe words “traumatic” and “positive” generally are not associated within the same sentence.  That is, unless the one speaking is Anne Furgal.

After suffering from a massive knee injury in 2010, Anne underwent surgery at the hands of Dr. Robert LaPrade, orthopedic complex knee surgeon with The […]

Anne Furgal’s ACL Reconstruction Surgery

Aaron Holdridge’s Incredible Comeback from ACL, PCL, LCL and Posterolateral Corner Surgeries

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 […]

Aaron Holdridge’s Incredible Comeback from ACL, PCL, LCL and Posterolateral Corner Surgeries

How Jason Smith Overcame a Devastating Knee Injury to Climb One of the Highest Summits in the World

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 […]

How Jason Smith Overcame a Devastating Knee Injury to Climb One of the Highest Summits in the World

How Dan Durda’s Knee Injury Did Not Stop Him From Exploring

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 […]

How Dan Durda’s Knee Injury Did Not Stop Him From Exploring

How Courage and Persistence Saved a Young Mom’s Knee

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 […]

How Courage and Persistence Saved a Young Mom’s Knee

Nayla Tawa’s Recovery From a Life Changing Knee Injury

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 […]

Nayla Tawa’s Recovery From a Life Changing Knee Injury

After Two Separate Knee Injuries, Connor Reilly is Now Ranked in the Top 25 for Goals Scored in NCAA Division I Hockey this Season

minnesota-hockey-conner-reilley-0117After missing 19 months of hockey from two separate knee injuries, Connor Reilly is now ranked in the top 25 for goals scored in NCAA Division I hockey this season. As a member of the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team, Reilly started the 2014-15 […]

After Two Separate Knee Injuries, Connor Reilly is Now Ranked in the Top 25 for Goals Scored in NCAA Division I Hockey this Season
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