U.S. Army basic trainee Dez Del Barba, who is from Stockton, Calif., is currently being treated at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. He has had 14 surgeries and his left leg had to be amputated above the knee since becoming ill at Fort Benning, according to his parents. The doctors are hoping they can save his right leg, his parents said.
On March 8, 2019, red-shirt pole vaulter Nolan Ellis made Colorado Mesa history. He finished the NCAA Division II Indoor National Championships tied for second making him a five-time track and field All-American.
Community Hospital joins us to talk about their Orthopedic Medicine programs. Many believe that Ortho is just for sports medicine, and although Community provides care for both CMU athletes and the GJ Rockies, Orthopedic Medicine is the treatment of a multitude of injuries. This can affect muscles, bone, ligaments, and all different types of tissues as well!