Back on His Feet

Posted on March 27, 2019

Don Proaps relaxes for a moment in his home, recalling how his steps came to a halt. It started with unexplained pain in his feet that spread to his ankles and then up through his legs. 


Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery Gets ‘Softball Mom’ Back to the Game

Posted on March 14, 2019

Tiffany Vargas, 38, was surprised to find herself as coach for the “Tigers,” her daughter Abby’s west Knoxville softball team. 


Giving Thanks for Neck Surgery

Posted on February 6, 2019

Angela Schubert had avoided surgery long enough. The pain in her neck and the tingling and spasms in her arms had made her miserable for almost a year. 


A Brand New Start

Posted on January 16, 2019


Advice from the heart

Posted on October 17, 2018

When 77-year-old Harold Byrd ex­perienced shortness of breath, it was originally attributed to a virus. 


Working Arm-in-Arm for Knees

Posted on October 5, 2018

Sylvia Brown said her knee had reached the point that putting weight on the leg was unbearable. For her, a robotic-assisted total knee replacement was the best way to go. 


An Unusual Blessing

Posted on September 26, 2018

Heart disease is not something anyone would wish for, and yet Marty Lane of Knoxville counts it as an unusual blessing. 


Reflecting on Reflux

Posted on September 19, 2018

Attorney finds relief from acid reflux with help from physicians and surgery 


Brighter Days Ahead for Peninsula Patient

Posted on September 12, 2018

Sitting on the floor of the shower, Keiko McCarroll could see water rising around her and corpses floating atop the waves. She thought she was going die. But in reality, McCarroll was safely sheltered inside Peninsula, a place that specializes in restoration of hope for people who suffer the torment of chronic mental illness. It’s 


Parkwest Assists when Former Baseball Pro Faces Cardiac Curve Ball

Posted on August 29, 2018

A former professional baseball pitcher undergoes major heart surgery