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Patient Gets Back On The Mound After Double Knee Replacement

Patient Gets Back On The Mound After Double Knee Replacement

Michael Harris is a lifelong athlete who swam competitively and played football, softball and baseball. But in 2013, he realized his knees might not hold out if he kept up his activity level without addressing the pain. This is how bilateral knee replacement at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospitalgot him back on the pitching mound and feeling like he's 18 years old again.

Joint Replacement Surgery Coaches Can Make A Difference in Recovery

Joint Replacement Surgery Coaches Can Make A Difference in Recovery

When a patient decides to have joint replacement surgery — knees or hips — Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital and Washington University physicians work together to ensure patients have a plan that will lead to successful recovery.

New Knees Give New Lease On Life

New Knees Give New Lease On Life

Lisa Phillipson will tell you that her story is not exceptional, but that’s exactly why she wants to share it. At 56 years old, the Southern Illinois resident is not much different than a lot of women her age who find themselves suffering from arthritis in their knees and are looking for relief.

Total Knee Replacement Takes Randy Lierman from Debilitating Pain to Marathon Runner

Total Knee Replacement Takes Randy Lierman from Debilitating Pain to Marathon Runner

Let’s start by saying that Randy Lierman has always been an athlete. Maybe not a professional athlete, but when he was young he participated in nearly every sport available to him, including baseball and basketball, and he played four years of varsity football at the University of Missouri, Kirksville (now Truman State University), eventually becoming Captain of the team.

Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Center in South County Offers One-on-One Physical Therapy at Convenient Location

Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Center in South County Offers One-on-One Physical Therapy at Convenient Location

The physical therapists at the Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Center (STAR) in south county provide a variety of specialized and personalized physical therapy treatments for patients of all ages.

Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Center (STAR) Opens Third Location in South County

Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Center (STAR) Opens Third Location in South County

The Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Center (STAR), a part of Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, now has a third location at The Center for Advanced Medicine - South County.

Rock Climbing and Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital STAR Help Patient Get Back on Top

Rock Climbing and Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital STAR Help Patient Get Back on Top

Jasmine Raskas, found relief from the pain of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, through rehabilitative massage performed by Amy Whitelaw, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital’s Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation.

Pelvic Floor Disorders are Common Among Women

Pelvic Floor Disorders are Common Among Women

Breaking the Silence: female patients suffering from pelvic floor disorders can be helped in a variety of ways, and they don't need to suffer in silence.

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