Lives changed, challenges overcome and hopes fulfilled
There are thousands of Hanger Clinic stories about patients who exemplify strength,
determination and hard work. By recounting the special journeys of a few, we hope
to share insight, encouragement, inspiration and the power of potential.
Born without the lower part of her right arm, violinist and rock climber Giovanna Dubuc lets passion and determination fuel her success.Learn More
After strep throat led to sepsis and the amputation of four limbs, family man and water sports enthusiast Kevin Breen overcame many challenges to return to an active lifestyle.Learn More
After surviving osteosarcoma as a teen, Mark Barr learned that his right leg would have to be amputated above the knee. Although there were setbacks as he adjusted to life with a prosthetic leg, he chose to keep a positive mindset and continue pursuing his passion—sports.Learn More