Striking Out Pain
6/23/2015

Striking Out Pain

As a high school sports referee, Timothy McGee has to be just as active as the athletes he officiates during baseball and football season.

So when the Carroll resident started experiencing a nagging discomfort in his hip last spring, he set out to find relief. After seeking out a doctor, a physical therapist and then a chiropractor near his job in Columbus, he was still experiencing hip pain. “I was taking ibuprofen probably every other day,” he recalled.

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Getting Saucy Again
6/18/2015

Getting Saucy Again

Heartburn was keeping Priscilla Fitzsimmons from the food she loved – until she found relief through the Fairfield Medical Heartburn Center.

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Spreading The Word Of Early Detection
6/18/2015

Spreading The Word Of Early Detection

As a local gospel quartet member, there is nothing John Fortner loves more than traveling to different churches to share his love of music.

However, since his diagnosis with stage 1 colon cancer in January, John has been doing more than just singing at these concerts: He’s been sharing his personal story to raise awareness about getting screened early.


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Nurse Navigator Helps Cancer Patients Make the Connection
2/27/2015

Nurse Navigator Helps Cancer Patients Make the Connection

O’Neal’s role is to guide cancer patients and their families through unfamiliar healthcare territory, educating them about their treatment plans, assisting with the processing of financial paperwork and providing emotional support. Read More
Bonding After Back Surgery
2/17/2015

Bonding After Back Surgery

Sitting down to dinner, getting out of bed or tying a shoe: They’re all simple acts that, until recently, David Johnson couldn’t do without grimacing in pain. Read More
Five Children, One Hospital
2/17/2015

Five Children, One Hospital

When Jill Allen was pregnant with her first child, there was never any question as to where she would deliver her baby. Read More
Every Minute Counts
2/17/2015

Every Minute Counts

Last January, while recovering from surgery on his left foot, Jim Linehan noticed swelling in his right leg. While he knew he should alert his surgeon, Dr. Christopher Walker, and his wife, Dottie Linehan, he didn’t. It ended up being an almost fatal mistake. Read More
A Quick Return
2/17/2015

A Quick Return

With five grandchildren and a full-time job as a bank teller, Linda McFarland spends a lot of time on her feet. So when she had to have a hysterectomy at Fairfield Medical Center, she was happy to hear she wouldn’t be laid up for long. Read More
Bouncing Back
2/6/2015

Bouncing Back

Athletic trainer is first line of care for Lancaster athletes. Read More
A Weightless Walk Helps Heal Joints
2/6/2015

A Weightless Walk Helps Heal Joints

Most people dread the thought of having to use a treadmill, especially as part of physical therapy following an injury or medical procedure. But Fairfield Medical Center is aiming to make that experience less painful. Read More
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