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Faces of Medicine – Dr. Chris Kager

Post by LNSA on April 17, 2014

If you were to watch Chris Kager coaching a Manheim Township youth team, you would get a feel for the athlete and competitor in him. If you attend one of his seminars on back pain, you’ll notice his command of teaching and his ease at communicating. And if it were possible to observe him in […]

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Faces of Medicine – Dr. William Monacci

Post by LNSA on March 12, 2014

Bill Monacci, M.D. moved to Lancaster in 2005 to begin a new phase in his neurosurgical career. He and his wife Joi are now raising four daughters — Kelsey, Samantha, Tess and Erin — in Manheim Township. Joi is active in the girls’ schools and volunteers at Schreiber Pediatric Center. They all agree that Lancaster […]

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Faces of Medicine – Dr. Keith Kuhlengel

Post by LNSA on February 17, 2014

Dr. Keith Kuhlengel grew up on a farm in southern Illinois. His desire to help people through his education, coupled with the need for physicians in the rural Midwest, drew him to medicine. His years on a farm also instilled in him an abiding affection for farming the land, and the history of farm equipment. […]

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A Five Year Thank-You Note

Post by LNSA on January 20, 2014

Five years after a devastating car accident, the parents of Rebekah Heim wrote this heartfelt thank you letter to Dr. Monacci for his role in her recovery. Dear Dr. Monacci, We want to thank you for the vital role you played in helping our daughter, Rebekah, recuperate. It will be five years ago this January […]

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Dr. Kuhlengel Shares His Impressive Farm Equipment Hobby

Post by LNSA on January 17, 2014

What do you do if you are a neurosurgeon but love tinkering with a potentially dangerous hobby? Wear gloves and listen to your wife. That’s the advice of Dr. Keith Kuhlengel who faithfully dons a pair of John Deere gloves to protect his hands before he works on any piece of equipment. He also has […]

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20 Years of Chronic Back Pain – Gone!

Post by LNSA on July 18, 2013

Since the age of 12 Kim Grunden has been dealing with chronic back pain. It was simply a part of life that she had learned to deal with. After the birth of her daughter it wasn’t something she could deal with anymore. The combination of sitting on the floor, bending over and lifting a young […]

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Back Surgery Helps LGH Nurse Get Her Life Back

Post by LNSA on February 21, 2013

Being a Nurse at Lancaster General Hospital can be demanding, and having excruciating back pain can make it near impossible. Darryle Townsley of Quarryville began experiencing back pain in the middle of 2011 and by early 2012 the pain was radiating through her groin and down her legs. She decided to seek the advice of […]

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LGH Nurse Has Life-Changing Back Surgery

Post by LNSA on January 25, 2013

Lisa K., a Nurse at Lancaster General Hospital and avid field hockey player, did what many athletes do throughout their collegiate athletic careers – she played through the pain. Her back pain started in 2004 during her freshman year at college and continued to worsen year after year. Her frequent trips to Physical Therapy did […]

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