Restoration Project: Hip Replacement Surgery Helps Lynn Contractor Maintain Active Lifestyle As the owner of Story Construction, a company that specializes in new construction, remodeling and repair work, Grant Story is more than familiar with the normal aches and pains associated with labor intensive work. ”Sore muscles come with the territory,” he says. “But it’s usually nothing that a good night’s sleep can’t fix.” In 2014, however, Story began to experience a new type of pain around his lower back, thighs and groin that was not so easily treated.
Back on the Homefront “The military is my passion, but the sacrifice my wife and kids make when I’m gone is hard on us all,” says Dr. Peterson, the father of three children. “Leaving my wife to play the role of both mom and dad is always difficult, but it is truly an honor to put on the uniform and serve my country in any way that I can.”
On the Move To say that Marblehead resident and kindergarten teacher Debra Geaney, 63, is an active woman would be an understatement. A former collegiate gymnast, she has enjoyed athletic pursuits over the years, including ski racing, triathlons, biking, spinning, golfing and even piloting planes.
On the Fairway: Danvers Golfer Trades Constant Pain for Hip Replacement At the advice of his primary care physician, Anthony Conti, a veteran machinist at Hansen Engineering in Danvers and an avid golfer, went to see NSMC orthopedic surgeon William Murzic, M.D. Dr. Murzic was able to relieve the pain with a cortisone injection, but warned Conti that the relief was only temporary. “As soon as my son’s wedding was over the pain returned and I was back in Dr. Murzic’s office scheduling surgery for a total hip replacement.”
Knee Replacement is Music to Marblehead Composer “I exercise, golf, ride a bike, and ski,” explains Mason Daring. “I did all these things before my surgery too, but I was always in pain. It got to the point where I had to do something about it.”
Looking for a Shoulder to Lean On Alfred Newman, of Peabody, could bear with most of the aches and pains in his shoulders, chalking it up to getting older. But when the retired carpenter and electrical engineer started struggling to put his belt on and to even get himself dressed, he knew he needed to take action.
An End to Knee Pain Now with a full range of motion in her knees, Carol Wadsworth is looking forward to returning to her love of horseback riding.
For State-of-the-Art Care, There's No Place Like Home Mary Conlon had her first child at NSMC Union Hospital in 1953, and she and her family have been receiving care at the 150-bed community hospital in Lynn ever since. Recently, the great-grandmother came to NSMC Salem Hospital because of chronic lower back pain.