Featured Patient Testimonial: Tom’s Story

Posted on Dec 5, 2017, by

Tom started working in the shop of his father’s business, Tom Ottery Milk Transit, when he was about 14 years old. He always had an interest in how things worked, taking them apart and putting them back together. Being a diesel mechanic quickly became his passion. “I worked full time in the shop in the […]

“I’m Finally Walking Without Pain”

Posted on Nov 1, 2017, by

After spending her life working and standing on concrete floors, Carole’s knees simply wore out. Starting when she was 14, Carole began working to help support her 9 younger brothers and sisters and she pretty much never stopped. “I worked in a cannery, a packing plant and as a waitress. Then I worked 27 years […]

Featured Story: Andy the Kayaker

Posted on Jul 25, 2017, by

Andy works hard and plays hard. His days are spent working as a brick and concrete mason. In his spare time, Andy is a gym rat. And a Tough Mudder. And a biker, a hiker and a kayaker. Last Fall, Andy was competing in a Tough Mudder event when he felt his shoulder dislocate as […]

“I feel like I have a new life.”

Posted on Nov 9, 2016, by

Vicki D. I feel like I have a new life. I’ve had my right knee scoped and had total knee replacements on both knees at the Kennedy Center. Knee pain forced to be inactive for so many years, but now I feel like I have a new life! I had always been very active but having a […]

Get a Grip on Carpal Tunnel Pain

Posted on Jul 26, 2016, by

The first thing you notice is a tingling in your fingers.  Then the tingling turns into numbness, weakness and pain in your hands and wrists. You drop things.  You may find that it’s painful to type, do carpentry, knit or even play a musical instrument.  The symptoms often start while your sleeping and then progress […]

Dr. Willa Fornetti Gains New Knowledge and Skills at National Sports Medicine Conference

Posted on May 4, 2016, by

 In mid-April, the Kennedy Center’s Dr. Willa Fornetti atte nded the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) in Dallas, TX. AMSSM is a group of 3,000 physicians across the United States that specializes in the treatment of non-surgical orthopedics and the care of athletes and active patients. Participants at the conference this year celebrated the […]