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Dave Pence, Orthopedic Surgery Patient

Being back in the game with his grandkids is his best win

Dave Pence


Dave: I'm an extremely active person and my knees were getting so bad, my legs were so bowed that I couldn't do the activities that I love to do. Playing and running with my grandkids, playing the game that I love of baseball. And I didn't want to live life like that. I actually played baseball with Dr. Scott Weiner from Summa Health and during one of the ball games he looked at me and said, "We can actually fix that for you." Dr. Weiner referred me to Dr. Pfefferle and he said, "You are a bone on bone, and we need to replace those knees."

My surgery was done at Summa Barberton. The care and the nurses there were unbelievable. One of the things that Dr. Pfefferle uses is a pain ball instead of narcotics, which really helped to ease a lot of my pain.

I'm back playing baseball. In fact, we won the championship, but the biggest win of all is I'm now able to run and play and chase my grandkids. That's the best thing in the whole wide world.


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