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Love of Dogs Helps Chuck Through Spine Straightening Treatment

Love of Dogs Helps Chuck Through Spine Straightening Treatment

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Posted On: Feb 23, 2017
By: Cate Pardo
Chuck Schultz is a longtime Gillette patient, athlete, and most importantly, a dog lover. Learn how Chuck's love of dogs blossomed (and led to him becoming a dog owner!) during his seven-week inpatient stay to treat his severe spinal curvature, called kyphosis. Read more »
Former British Royal Guard Sails Solo to Raise Funds for Gillette Kids
Feb 21, 2017

Former British Royal Guard Sails Solo to Raise Funds for Gillette Kids

If you want to know how a former guard to the British Royal Family wound up racing his sailboat to help Minnesota children who have disabilities, follow along below.
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Katie Wilkins Is Dedicated to Helping Kids Manage Pain
Feb 16, 2017

Katie Wilkins Is Dedicated to Helping Kids Manage Pain

Meet Katie Wilkins, a Gillette physical therapist who is passionate about helping kids who have juvenile arthritis. Learn why she's being honored at the 2017 Walk to Cure Juvenile Arthritis.
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“I Can Do It!” Kaidyn’s Recovery From Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy
Feb 14, 2017

“I Can Do It!” Kaidyn’s Recovery From Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy

After brain damage shortly after her birth resulted in cerebral palsy, Kaidyn came to Gillette for selective dorsal rhizotomy surgery. See how the surgery, coupled with Kaidyn's intrinsic determination, has given her newfound independence and mobility.
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Virtual Tour: New Entrance
Feb 8, 2017

Virtual Tour: New Entrance

Take a recently filmed Facebook LIVE virtual tour of our new valet entrance, check-in desk, guest services, waiting areas and more.
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A Big Celebration for the James R. Gage Center for Gait and Motion Analysis
Feb 8, 2017

A Big Celebration for the James R. Gage Center for Gait and Motion Analysis

Gillette received a $1 million gift from SuperAmerica as part of the 30th anniversary celebration of the James R. Gage Center for Gait and Motion Analysis. Patients, donors and staff gathered on February 6, 30 years after the opening of the center that is today one of the world’s busiest and most respected clinical gait and motion analysis facilities.
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Trauma Care Partnership Saves Peyton After Brain Injury
Feb 2, 2017

Trauma Care Partnership Saves Peyton After Brain Injury

When 16-month-old Peyton ran across the living room, slipped, and hit his head on the hardwood floor, the impact left him fighting for his life. See how a partnership between Gillette and Regions Hospital helped Peyton achieve a full recovery, and why his parents consider Gillette part of their family.
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Video Q&A: Gait Lab with Tom Novacheck, MD
Feb 1, 2017

Video Q&A: Gait Lab with Tom Novacheck, MD

We recently chatted with orthopedic surgeon Tom Novacheck, MD, director of our James R. Gage Center for Gait and Motion Analysis, in honor of the center's 30th anniversary.
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Thank You to our Friends, Families and Supporters
Jan 31, 2017

Thank You to our Friends, Families and Supporters

As we embark on a new year, a year of hope and change, we know Gillette’s future is bright. Why? Watch this video to see why we're so grateful to our families, friends and supporters.
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Virtual Tour: Gillette Therapy Pool
Jan 25, 2017

Virtual Tour: Gillette Therapy Pool

Have you seen our new therapy pool? It's perfect for kids who have cerebral palsy, spinal injuries and other complex medical conditions. Take a virtual tour to learn more about the state-of-the-art facility.
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Ava Approaches Rare Bone Disorder with Bravery
Jan 23, 2017

Ava Approaches Rare Bone Disorder with Bravery

Ava has a rare condition called multiple hereditary exostosis, which causes boney tumors to grow throughout her body. Learn what the condition means for Ava and why she looks forward to surgeries at Gillette.
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