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    • 08 APR 20
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    Back on the Dance Floor

    Back on the Dance Floor

    Pamela Sarch lives through her feet. As a lifelong tap dancer, her rhythmic and artistic activity is a feat of physical dynamism. It stands to reason then that pain and disability in her lower body is a deal-breaker for both Sarch’s art and her profession. The 60-year-old dancer, who has been steadily dancing since age

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    • 07 APR 20
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    Back to Basketball

    Back to Basketball

    Michael Dunn is not your average orthopaedic patient. On one hand, having never had surgery, he was the most inexperienced. On the other hand, as a Ph.D. in biomechanical engineering, he can easily name every cutting-edge material that comprises the artificial hips that have given him back a pain-free life. Dunn, a 60-year-old professor and

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    • 26 FEB 20
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    Restoring an Athlete’s Quest for Body Perfection

    Restoring an Athlete’s Quest for Body Perfection

     When Guy Cisternino heads to the gym, it’s not just to exercise. It’s to prepare for his job. That’s because he’s a bodybuilder—and one of the best: an International Federation of Body Builders and Fitness (IFBB) professional who competes at the pinnacle of his sport. The 37-year-old Branchburg, NJ, resident, whose amateur career began

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    • 28 JAN 20
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    The Trials and Triumph of a Crazy Life

    The Trials and Triumph of a Crazy Life

    “Life is crazy.” That’s how Terry Piersa sums up a life story that is filled with both tragedy and triumph. It’s also a story in which University Orthopaedic Associates plays a large and significant role. Piersa, a 61-year-old avid runner, was on her customary 8-to-12-miler in Toms River, New Jersey, on July 25, 2018 when

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