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Patient impact
Our customers and their patients are at the heart of everything we do. The real-life impact of the technology we create inspires our dedication to improving patient outcomes. 
Working together to save lives
Garry’s sudden cardiac arrest story

Garry was performing a hymn song during church when he collapsed on stage from a sudden cardiac arrest. Thankfully, a few key audience members immediately sprang to action. Watch how the audience members and Emergency Medical Services saved his life.
 

I can’t thank them enough. All of them; Life Ambulance, Bronson Hospital and Oshtemo Fire Department.

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Carrie
Garry’s daughter

Getting her life back
Christina’s bunionectomy story

About 30% of women experience a painful bump on the outside of their big toe, known as a bunion.1 Due to their location, bunions can often reduce the flexibility of the toe and cause continuous pain. Watch Christina as she shares how PROstep provided her with less pain2, smaller scars2,3 and a quicker recovery3,4 so she could get back to her nursing career and bodybuilding.

Before PROstep I feared that I would have to give up my nursing career and passion for bodybuilding. PROstep gave me my life back!

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Christina
PROstep bunionectomy patient

References
1. Kuhn J, Alvi F. Hallux Valgus. [Updated 2021 Jul 25]. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2022 Jan-. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK553092/
2. Lam P, Lee M, Xing J, Di Nallo M. Percutaneous Surgery for Mild to Moderate Hallux Valgus. Foot Ankle Clin N Am 2016; 21: 459-477.
3. Lee M, Walsh J, Smith MM, Ling J, Wines A, Lam P. Hallux Valgus Correction Comparing Percutaneous Chevron/Akin (PECA) and Open Scarf/Akin Osteotomies. Foot Ankle Intl 2017; 38(8): 838-846.
4. Maffulli N, Longo UG, Oliva F, Denaro V, Coppola C. Bosch Osteotomy and Scarf Osteotomy for Hallux Valgus
 

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