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Back to Playing Guitar

Bob Van Gorder is no stranger to orthopedic surgery. The retired Laguna Beach police officer has undergone more than six surgeries, and he has dreaded ...

Back to Taekwondo

Rita Grahovec of Yorba Linda signed up for martial arts classes to share something in common with her young son and build his confidence. She found ...

Back to Gardening

Verna’s days are much more fruitful after having repairs to both knees. For the first time in more than four decades of feeling disabled because ...

Back to Cycling

Executive Richard Van Dyke, who has enjoyed numerous 100-mile century rides with his cycling club, could no longer bend over and tie his own shoe. Hip ...

Back to Soccer

Michael Wolitski, 21, has played soccer since he was a 3-year-old and had high aspirations for his soccer career. Then, halfway through his freshman ...

Back to Golfing

Retired dentist Dr. Gregory Cramm and his wife, Cathy, enjoy going out for a nice dinner and glass of wine. But getting up from the table had become ...

Back to Painting

At age 69, lifelong professional artist Professor Alan Burner is pursuing his passions for painting, sculpture and travel. He is having a ball as ...

Back to Skiing and Snowboarding

Rick Rengel, age 58, was having a great time speeding down a ski slope in Utah in 2013 when he hit a patch of ice and his skis flew out from under ...

Back to an Active Lifestyle

Back to an Active Lifestyle Lance Valt, 73, considers himself a bionic man who has a great deal of personal experience when it comes to orthopedic ...

Back to Racing

Racecar driver Danny Thompson, 67, set the national land speed record at 406.7 mph in August 2016. He is one of only 12 people in the world who has ...

Back to Tennis

On a sunny Southern California afternoon while playing mixed doubles tennis, Patti Markowitz backpedaled for an overhead lob, stumbled and came ...

Back to Fighting Fires

As a fireman, James Fitzpatrick has always stayed in shape. He ran three to four miles for fitness. He hiked the steep ravines around his Palos Verdes ...

Back to Cycling

Energy industry executive Todd Witwer describes traveling from California’s Central Valley to HOI for left and right hip replacement procedures ...

Back to Loved Ones

At 97 years of age, Edythe Laudati still enjoys every day. She paints, arranges flowers, and enjoys music with fellow residents in her assisted living ...

Back to Cooking

“If I hadn’t had my knee replaced, I wouldn’t be out and about – I would be home in bed. Now I can stand and cook for my kids, ...

Back to Tending his Garden

Prolific gardener Bob Scopin, 66, was on a ladder to trim the Star Jasmine hedge on the side of his Huntington Beach home when he lost his balance and ...

Back to Golfing and Bowling

In the 1970s, Dr. Barry Schleider worked nights as an orthopedic physician’s assistant at LAC + USC Medical Center. Seeing far too many gunshot ...

Back to Wearing Cowboy Boots

For two years, Sally Greer spent most of her time on her couch, and gained 130 pounds in the process. At just 61 years of age, Sally had back pain ...

Back to Work

For the past 25 years, Rodolfo Franco of Santa Ana has been lifting and moving furniture and appliances up and down stairs for his job with a moving ...

Back to Exploring Hawaii

Lawrence Taylor's love for the water grew through spearfishing to catch his dinner while serving in Micronesia and the Philippines as a ...

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