Fall Issue 2019

Eliminate Hammertoes

In-office procedure eliminates unsightly, painful condition. Ellie happily shows off her feet. Ellie Cherwick has always hated her feet. “I’ve never really liked the way they look,’’ Ellie laments. “And I’ve always had problems with them.’’ One of those problems is hammertoes, which is a bending or curling of the toes that often results in the formation of corns or calluses as the toe deformity presses unnaturally against the patient’s footwear and/or the ground. The condition is one...

Word of Mouth

Patient recommendations pave way for dental restorations. With more than ten billion tons of raw materials, finished goods and foodstuffs being moved across the US by truck each year, the trucking industry is considered the lifeblood of the US economy. Sue Chaplin Without those trucks, economists fear the economy would come to a virtual standstill. That’s why the service company Sue Chaplin took over after her husband passed away a few years ago is so important. “The company is ...

Pressure Washer

Leaking connector veins linked to leg ulcers. Trav Ward, 68, was an avid mountaineer from his late teens to mid 30s. He scaled impressive heights both as a rock climber and an ice climber and traveled extensively in his quest to ascend the greatest peaks, continuing the pursuit even during breaks in his college class schedule. Trav Ward The Greenwich, Connecticut native wasn’t all about mountains. He held an impressive job as well. He worked as a computer IT and security s...

On the Road Again

Unique shoulder surgery serves dual purpose. “We came down to Florida to visit our daughter for the Christmas holiday, and a couple days before Christmas, I went out for a bike ride, which is something I often do just to stay physically fit,” Ray states. Ray Hanson “While I was riding, I got to a spot where a car was parked across the sidewalk. In the process of going around the car and coming back up on the sidewalk, my front wheel hit a ridge or something, and I ended up doing a f...