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Sports Medicine Patient Stories

At Henry Ford Sports Medicine, we don’t just treat illness and injury. We treat people. Our patients’ lives are touched by the compassion, dedication and expertise of our staff in thousands of different ways every day, whether it's a lifesaving treatment or simply a reassuring smile and kind word. Every patient’s story is unique. We are grateful for those who allow us to share their stories here:

Dickinson brothers' story

Through quick access and effective treatment plans, Joseph and Matthew Dickinson were able to get back on the baseball field after sustaining arm injuries. Now, they’re stronger than ever.

Mya's story

A Gifted Gymnast Gets Back On The Mat After Surgery

Randy's story

After recovering from a knee injury Randy went on to run All-American.

Rashad's story

After a small tendon tear turned into a split tendon in his right shoulder, Rashad Harp went to Henry Ford sports medicine doctor and orthopedic surgeon, Eric Makhni, M.D. at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital.

Lailah's story

Despite having crooked kneecaps, Lailah was able to be a student athlete for East Jackson Community Schools year–round. That was, until she dislocated her right knee.

Cyndy's story

Cyndy and Dr. Lock worked through a treatment plan that they both felt comfortable with. In January, Cyndy had outpatient shoulder surgery to resect part of her clavicle bone.

Kelsey's story

“The physical therapy was very helpful. It will still take time for the damage to completely heal, but Barent, Dr. Brewer and the friendly staff at Henry Ford Allegiance Health definitely made the process easier to handle.”

Marqis's story

Marqis Stokes a football player at Cranbrook Kingswood High School injured his knee during a game. Following surgery and successful rehab, Marqis returned to play in his senior year.

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Kourtney's story

Six months after hip surgery, Kourtney helps her team win the gold medal at the Junior Olympics.

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