Foot and Ankle Patient Stories

From initial diagnosis through treatment and rehabilitation, UPMC Orthopaedic Care will work to provide you with the best possible care for your foot, ankle, or heel condition.

Katie Cecil: Stress Fracture

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Katie Cecil, a collegiate tennis player, suffered from a stress fracture in her foot. She received surgery and was able to return to the sport she loves.

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Taylor Seaman: Achilles Tendon Tear

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Taylor Seaman, a former competitive gymnast and current cruise performer, tore her Achilles tendon during a performance. She travelled back to Pittsburgh to receive care at UPMC.

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