Success Stories

Choosing an Alternative to Surgery

Jackie Koepf is no stranger to Center for Orthopedics. She works at UH Elyria Medical Center checking in patients. So the day after her trip to the ER for a broken wrist, she scheduled a next day appointment at CFO’s Orthopedic Injury Clinic.

When she came into the Injury Clinic, and saw Dr Marsh, she knew she didn't want to do surgery and asked about other options. “I’m the kind of person who barely takes over the counter pain medication. I didn’t want to have surgery if I didn’t have to. Dr. Marsh let me know there was another, not very pleasant option — manipulation. I knew it was the harder road, but for me, it was worth it.”

After the manipulation procedure, Jackie said she felt immediate relief.

Read Jackie's Story