Patient Story

Up & Away: Jack Hoffman's Story

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Years of severe pain meant taking high doses of narcotics that left him foggy-headed and kept him from flying or riding his motorcycle. After more than 20 years of suffering from chronic back pain, he thought there was no hope for living a pain-free life and enjoying his adventures and hobbies. 

Overcoming Incontinence

Monday, October 9, 2017

Laura Dorn is an active person. A 58-year-old from Keizer, Oregon, she loves walking, running, swimming and anything else that keeps her on the go. Like most active people, her goal is to keep moving for as long as possible. She doesn’t want anything to slow her down, but a few years ago that goal looked like it was slipping away.


Determined to Dream

Monday, July 25, 2016

Dottie, a 79 year-old wife and mother, had grown accustomed to feeling fatigued all the time. Tired was her normal. In late 1999, while traveling with family, her sister mentioned that she noticed Dottie had stopped breathing dozens of times during her sleep. “I knew that wasn’t normal,” Dottie said. “Could this be why I’m so tired?”

Hopeful to Hear Again | Hearing Loss: Jacob's Story

Monday, May 2, 2016
The Oregon Clinic

In early spring of 2012, Jacob was taking care of some yard work when he suddenly noticed his right ear felt clogged. As a lifelong guitar player and music enthusiast, the sensation was annoying, but he did not think much of it at the time. For the following three weeks, he assumed he simply had a sinus issue and he tried to take care of it at home.

“Make well-being a priority.” A Patient Of The Oregon Clinic Shares Her Struggle with Varicose Veins

Sunday, April 12, 2015
Dixie Y. and Dr. John Zelko

Meet Dixie.

Since her early twenties, Dixie has struggled with painful, unflattering varicose veins. Her condition, a result of frequent bruising to her calves, worsened over time. Over ten years, her condition prevented her from comfortably sitting for extended periods of time. Upon seeing Dr. Zelko of The Oregon Clinic and receiving virtually painless, in-office procedures, Dixie is on her way to wellness.
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