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Larry’s Story

Larry Gerrard

Two Under Par, on Two New Knees

Larry was slowing down. He wasn’t playing golf. He stopped officiating football games. In fact, he was having trouble just getting in and out of his car. The arthritis in his knees had him sidelined.

Surgery was the Solution

Larry decided to have both his knees surgically replaced by the acclaimed team at Wayne Memorial Hospital. After two individual surgeries – one year apart – he’s back on his feet and on his game.

And though he won’t always admit it, when he hits that clutch approach shot, he really does do his Happy Dance.

Nationally Recognized Expertise

Wayne Memorial Hospital was designated a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement® by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina.

Designation means that the Hospital’s overall experience and aggregate data met objective criteria established in collaboration with expert clinicians’ and leading professional organizations’ recommendations.

A Patient-focused Experience

At Wayne Memorial Hospital, our program is designed to help you make the most of your new knee or hip joint. From the joint replacement seminar that kicks off your experience, through your surgery and rehabilitation, every step is carefully crafted to increase your healing and comfort.

You’ll learn about the experience from fellow joint replacement patients who have already been in your shoes. You’ll benefit from time-tested surgical techniques and today’s most advanced replacement joint technology. And, you’ll have 24-hour-a-day access to a surgeon – in case you ever have a question about adjusting to your new joint.

To learn if a joint replacement could inspire you to do your Happy Dance, call 919.731.6766.