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Fast Action Helps Donna Recover From Stroke Quicker

Donna was with her son Brian when he noticed that the left side of her face was drooping, and then she collapsed.

As an emergency room nurse at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Brian recognized the signs of a stroke and told his mom, "I think you're having a stroke," before beginning an assessment and calling 911.

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Living Life With MS

"I was diagnosed with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis when I was seventeen," Jenni Cusumano said. "As a 35-year-old woman who's lived with MS for over half my life, I don't remember what life was like before my diagnosis."

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Show Me 100 for MS

Matthew Porter was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2014 at the age of 37 and has used his condition as a catalyst for change in his life. As a husband and father of three teenage children, he has a passion for living life to the fullest. “Having MS has made me more aware of my time, and I want to invest it in things that matter and make a difference.”

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Heart Valve Surgery Gives New Lease on Life

Looking forward to resuming their active lifestyle in 2022, Connie and Arlin have two trips planned early in the year. Connie said that her heart surgery has given her a new lease on life. "Every time I'm at Missouri Baptist, I feel cared for, listened to and taken seriously. I always tell people that if you have heart problems, go to MoBap."

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New Technology for Treating Cardiac Arrhythmias

The new technology at MoBap — robotic magnetic navigation (RMN) — introduces the benefits of robotic precision and safety to cardiac ablation, a common, minimally invasive procedure used to treat arrhythmias

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Hip/Knee Pain: 10 Steps to Take Before Considering Surgery

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Palliative Care: Helping Patients Live Their Best Lives

Lynn’s husband Steve was diabetic and diagnosed with end stage renal disease 11 years ago. Without warning, Steve’s condition turned critical three years ago. Desperate for guidance and strength, Lynn was connected to April and the Palliative Care team at Missouri Baptist Medical Center.

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Improving Quality of Life through Hip Surgery

William Decker didn’t let a hip surgery slow him down for long. As an active 73-year-old golfer and grandfather, Decker was relieved to learn he could have hip surgery using the newer anterior approach. Dr. Christopher Mudd at MoBap is one of the limited number of orthopedic surgeons trained to perform this procedure. To learn more, click here.

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The Role of Rehab: Improving the Joint Replacement Patient’s Level of Function

If you’ve suffered from the discomfort and pain associated with bad knees or unstable hips, joint replacement surgery may be an option.

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On the Other Side of Knee Pain

Despite a range of health obstacles, 57-year-old Claire C. of Creve Coeur, Mo refuses to let anything limit of define her. “I’m not going to let anything stop me from doing the things I enjoy – and that includes my knees.”

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Ready to Move Forward: Nina's Story

Remember all the things that you used to do so easily, until your hip or knee started slowing you down? Now imagine doing those things again, with all the confidence in the world.

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Knee Surgery: Knowing What is Next

Why have knee replacement surgery?

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Hip Surgery: Support and Healing

What is hip replacement surgery?

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Joint Replacement Center

Why choose Missouri Baptist?

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