"I've been physically active my entire life, but in the fall of 2011, my health was jeopardizing my everyday on-the-move lifestyle. The thought of not being able to do the activities that I have always enjoyed, ski racing among them, was frightening."
Read more of Joseph Bujold's story.
"I'm a married mother of three young children who works as a medical assistant at a busy three-surgeon medical practice in Farmington. At Franklin Health Surgery I work alongside these surgeons, but I never anticipated that I would need their specialty services in the near future."
Read more of Sarah Rowe's story.
"It was our first two-week vacation together since 1983 and it was a disaster. It was cold in Florida and even more frigid in Nashville. The very first day I came down with a cold, which I almost never get and I just couldn't shake it."
Read more of Bob Neal's story.
"While playing in an AAU basketball game last February, the opposing team went on a fast break for a lay-up and missed it, so I went up to grab the ball for the rebound and landed the wrong way. I knew right away that something snapped by the pain in my knee."
Read more of Brandon Ireland's story.
"What really impressed me was when I went back for my second visit. Dr. Sparling told me that he had spent more than three hours researching the drug Soriatane because of his concerns about the long-term adverse effects it might have on my health due to the fact that I have just one functioning kidney. That impressed me big time."
Read more of John Wakefield's story.
"I did extensive research to find a hospital and medical practice that I liked and trusted for the birth of our first child. I am so glad we found Franklin Health Women's Care. So much so, we're back, expecting our third, and involved again with their fantastic Center Pregnancy Program."
Read more of Sarah Morrill's story.
"Thanks to the technology and expertise at Franklin Memorial, our now 3-year-old son Nick, is looking forward to his first season on the slopes."
Read more of The Rush Family's story.
"When I fell again I was so scared. My surgeon, Dr. Nancy Cummings, told me if I kept working I would be able to do everything I used to do. My physical therapist, Marco Madison, kept pushing me, and now I am playing football again with my friends."
Read more of Dylan Smith's story.
"The care I received from the physicians and nursing staff went well beyond just bedside manner - they made me feel like I was the only patient they had."
Read more of Carol Wiley's story.
"The level of care we received throughout my pregnancy and the delivery of our two children was outstanding."
Read more of The LaMarche Family's story.
"Dr. Cummings did such a great job that I was able to race without a knee brace the next ski season."
Read more of Jennifer Gifford's story.
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