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Local patient completes IRONMAN Coeur d'Alene following six knee surgeries

KREM News Director Noah Cooper has been an avid athlete throughout his life and began seeing Dr. Kody for knee issues in high school.

A Gonzaga Prep alum, Cooper suffered from three ACL tears, two meniscus tears, and a microfracture over the course of his life. Fortunately, following six surgeries with Dr. Michael H. Kody at Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists, he has been able to sustain the active, competitive lifestyle he enjoys.

Local patient completes 104-mile bike ride following two total hip replacements

Severe arthritis in both hips left 65-year-old avid hiker and biker Barbara Slott with limited mobility, forcing her to stop riding.

“The high activity level I’ve sustained over the years had resulted in a lot of wear and tear on my hip joints,” Slott says. “It got to the point where I was in near-constant pain. I couldn’t walk, and I certainly couldn’t bike or play with my grandchildren like I wanted to.”