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214Re: [hr100] Fw: Knee Surgery

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  • Carl & Sally Yates
    Sep 4, 2000
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      Thanks Mitchell, Carl
      -----Original Message-----
      From: mitchellarossman <mitchellarossman@...>
      To: hr100@egroups.com <hr100@egroups.com>
      Date: Saturday, September 02, 2000 11:38 AM
      Subject: Re: [hr100] Fw: Knee Surgery


      >
      >Mr. Yates:
      >
      >Thank you for the information. I wish you a speedy recovery and hope to
      see
      >you back in fine form next year. You have provided us young kids extremely
      >high benchmarks to match as we get older. For example, your back-to-back
      >finishes of Western States and Hardrock at the age of 66. Take care.
      >
      >Mitchell Rossman
      >Mendota Heights, MN
      >
      >P.S. Please forgive my formal address but since you are my Dad's age, I
      >cannot address you as "Carl".
      >
      >----- Original Message -----
      >From: "Carl & Sally Yates" <csyates@...>
      >To: "HR Group" <hr100@egroups.com>
      >Sent: Friday, September 01, 2000 9:41 PM
      >Subject: [hr100] Fw: Knee Surgery
      >
      >
      >>
      >> Hope I'll be running next year thanks to Roger and Kevin Stone. There
      seem
      >> to be a lot of people interested in this new procedure which sure beats
      >knee
      >> replacements so I'm sending it to the group. Carl
      >> -----Original Message-----
      >> From: Carl & Sally Yates <csyates@...>
      >> To: Jim Ballard <ballardj@...>
      >> Date: Friday, September 01, 2000 7:28 PM
      >> Subject: Re:
      >>
      >>
      >> >Got back today and have scheduled surgery for 17 OCT. Although Medicare
      >> >won't cover it, apparently my secondary insurer will go 70% and Medicare
      >> >will cover some things associated with the surgery. They will perform
      two
      >> >proceedures both arthoscopicly. Articular cartilage graft on the bottom
      >of
      >> >my femur and a meniscus allograft using a cadaver frozen meniscus. A lot
      >of
      >> >the success depends on no weight bearing for one month along with six
      hrs
      >a
      >> >day of exercises. There are excellent descriptions on these procedures
      on
      >> >www.stoneclinic.com which I got thanks to Roger Wiegand. I'll forward
      >this
      >> >to others concerned. He's been doing these for quite awhile. Read his
      >> resume
      >> >as he is the orthopaedic physican for the US Ski Team and much more.
      Hope
      >> >you got your thesis out of the way and will be ready for Hardrock next
      >> year.
      >> >Hope I will also but I can only speculate on the odds as age dosen't
      >> improve
      >> >the chances and I'll be the oldest to undergo these procedures. Best,
      >Carl
      >> >-----Original Message-----
      >> >From: Jim Ballard <ballardj@...>
      >> >To: Carl & Sally Yates <csyates@...>
      >> >Date: Thursday, August 31, 2000 1:25 PM
      >> >Subject: Re:
      >> >
      >> >
      >> >>Carl;
      >> >>
      >> >>Please let us know how everything goes at StoneClinic. We refered my
      >> >>brother to them--I hope it goes well for you so we can urge him to
      visit
      >> >>them. His knees went several years ago and he has almost no meniscus
      >left.
      >> >>
      >> >>Yes, my running was really bad this year. I didn't train as much as I
      >> >>should have early on (too much work) and I started much too slow at
      >> >>Leadville. I lost an hour in the first 35 miles and wasn't able to make
      >> >>that much time up. After Twin Lakes (outbound) I didn't lose any more
      >> time,
      >> >>but I didn't make up any either.
      >> >>
      >> >>Write in a few days when you know what the clinic says.
      >> >>
      >> >>Hi to Sally from the both of us.
      >> >>
      >> >>God Bless,
      >> >>Jim
      >> >>
      >> >>
      >> >>
      >> >>
      >> >>>Don't know if this address is still good for you. Got the package and
      >> >>>Kathie's letter. Thanks! Looked at results on the web and could not
      >> >believe
      >> >>>that everyone I know did not finish. Sorry you were 0 for 3. In 91'
      (my
      >> >>>first year) I finished all 4. Went into 92' with a big head and was 0
      >for
      >> >3
      >> >>>and also scratched AR100. 93' I came back and had my best ever year
      >> >>>finishing WS & HR and 4 more, so you never know. I'll answer Kathie as
      >> >soon
      >> >>>as I get back from the stoneclinic.com I go to tomorrow. Carl
      >> >>
      >> >>
      >> >>
      >> >>
      >> >>
      >> >
      >>
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