Adaptive golf competition highlights spirit of disabled

...to bond with his children ? until January, when he lost his left leg after developing an aneurism from knee-replacement surgery.The 86-year-old disabled Marine Corps veteran from Aiken thought he might never play again. Then, he met...

Paine tournament might have date change

...the athletic directors and Mrs. Wimberly (Paine's Frances Wimberly), who has been a key factor, had knee replacement surgery."Another problem is the fact the fliers announcing the tournament date went out later than normal. Larry said...

UGA's Richt has hip-replacement surgery

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia football coach Mark Richt underwent hip replacement surgery this weekend at St. Mary's Hospital.Richt indicated in November that he would need the surgery to alleviate pain from a swing-set...

Georgia football coach Mark Richt might have hip replacement surgery

...Georgia football coach Mark Richt might undergo hip-replacement surgery to alleviate worsening pain, but he said Wednesday...Doctors told Richt he probably needs to have the replacement surgery."I don't want it to affect other joints in...

Gavin Floyd suffers elbow injury in Braves' win over Nationals

...Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez said.Floyd (2-2) was making his ninth start since recovering from ligament replacement surgery, but manager Fredi Gonzalez said the two injuries are not related.The Braves lost starters Kris Medlen and Brandon...

Age old questions: Weigh benefits of surgery against the risks

...doctor has recommended joint-replacement surgery for me. What should I expect...Arthritis Foundation, joint-replacement surgery should be the last treatment...who choose to have joint-replacement surgery are arthritis sufferers whose...

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Bad knees take toll

Q:Is knee-replacement surgery generally successful? A:For more than 20 years, knee replacements...return you to all the activities you desire. If not, knee-replacement surgery may be an option. The operation usually takes about two hours...

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Braves notebook

...The news that Paul Byrd will undergo ligament-replacement surgery today on his right elbow and be lost for at least...orthopedist Dr. James Andrews agreed that ligament-replacement surgery was necessary. Dr. Andrews will perform the procedure...

Nicklaus to end Masters streak

...Masters Tournament champion plans to undergo hip-replacement surgery later this month. His projected five-month recovery...Once I combined those factors, I felt that hip-replacement surgery was my option." David Westin can be reached at...

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Nicklaus' surgery goes well

...on a ceramic left hip. Nicklaus, 59, had hip replacement surgery Wednesday in Boston and will be on crutches for...troubled him for years. He tried to avoid hip replacement surgery with a rigorous exercise routine, but finally...

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