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:
For hockey goalie Kaley Doyle, the rotational movements needed to play the position eventually led to double hip surgeries. She recovered, but one year later the pain returned.
Brandon Newland’s dream to play professional baseball came into question after a sudden elbow injury. A successful surgery, physical therapy and hard work got him back on track.
Figure skater Lenore Hiscoe, experienced knee pain and discontinued jumping in competitions. After gel injection treatments she’s back on the ice.
When Joey Liedel was sidelined by years of debilitating pain in both of his hips, he turned to the Henry Ford Sports Medicine team to help him get back on the basketball court.
With the help of injections and non-surgical treatment, Alice is able to keep doing Cross Fit and move without pain.
After a complex labrum and capsule repair procedure on both shoulders, Giuliana is back on the ice and competing once again.
Thanks to PRP, a newer, nonsurgical treatment that used her own cells to regenerate torn hamstring tissue, Anne Hornak is back to her lifelong running passion.
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.
A Gifted Gymnast Gets Back On The Mat After Surgery
Cody Mastay was going for a loose puck below the goal line when he was hit from behind and suffered a concussion. After nearly three months in a dark room and several specialist visits Cody came to the Henry Ford Kutcher Clinic, who got him back on the ice.
After recovering from a knee injury Randy went on to run All-American.
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.
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 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.
“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 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.
Six months after hip surgery, Kourtney helps her team win the gold medal at the Junior Olympics.