Written by Dr. Steven Victorson on . Posted in Live Well
As I read such stories, I become very troubled that a human being fighting for his or her life must spend so much time navigating the health care system. Instead of focusing on life, surviving and family a person with a terrible disease, and in this case, even an insider with good insurance must fight the system and potentially wake up questioning whether or not living should be the goal.
If you have worn out knees and have recently had knee surgery, reading this article should give you hope that one of the most important joints in your body can be repaired, but frustrated as so many options remain unavailable and/or very costly. If you are considering knee surgery, be prepared to ask questions regarding the type of surgery that you will receive. Perhaps even bring in a copy of Dr. Stone's article to discuss with your doctor. Having a better understanding of your surgery will help improve your outcome.
As World Cup Skier Mikaela Shiffrin continues her record-setting pace and her quotes remain newsworthy it is important for young ski racers and their parents to understand the words that define a champion.