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Patient Stories

We love hearing from our patients and hope you’ll enjoy their stories. If you have a Midwest Bone & Joint Institute story you’d like to share, please fill out the form on the right.

Ian and Katya

Multiple Marathons after Meniscal Surgery!
“We appreciate how over the past two years, with a myriad of maladies, you have provided us sound practical advice and clinical interventions which have enabled us to accomplish athletic goals…” Read More >>


NCAA Champion!
“I saw Dr. Seeds multiple times throughout my high school and college football career. I now play running back at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. I just want to say how much I appreciate Dr. Seeds and what he has done for me throughout my ACL surgery…” Read More >>

Police Officer Lives Active Lifestyle
“I’m a police officer and live an active lifestyle. While lifting weights, I started noticing my right arm was weaker than my left and it just wasn’t functioning properly. Over the period…” Read More >>


Sometimes Even a Firefighter Needs Help.
“I’m a firefighter. At the age of 39, I made an appointment with Dr. Palmer and together we decided I needed a bilateral hip replacement – both hips replaced at the same time – to help with my unrelenting hip pain…” Read More >>


See Jack Run!
“I’m a competitive runner. I went to Dr. Seeds because, occasionally, I couldn’t straighten my leg – it was like my knee was stuck. An MRI showed nothing was wrong. But, the problem kept occurring and was painful…” Read More >>


She Rides Again!

“I had a great experience with Dr. Josh Alpert of Midwest Bone & Joint. I had taken a bad fall from my horse in January 2012 and had a complicated break in my humerus, with no clear-cut way of how to fix it. Dr. Alpert offered support and answered my many questions about the healing process, as we tried to let the bone heal…”Read More >>


Three Half Marathons Later…

“Several years ago while out for a run, I felt a snap in my knee and realized something was seriously wrong. I met with a recommended orthopedic specialist and he suggested physical therapy and possible cortisone injections. Shortly after, I went on an unsuccessful ski trip…”Read More >>


What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger…

“I’m a competitive power lifter and a member of the U.S. Power Lifting team. I currently hold the World Record for my weight category (180.5 lbs) for bench pressing 551 lbs. During a training session, a mistake happened. Twenty-five pounds more weight was accidentally put on one end of the weight bar than the other. In the process of trying to lift 525 lbs., the heavier…”Read More >>