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"I came to Lakeshore Orthopaedics for three different problems, and saw Dr. Dimitris, Dr. Mikolyzk, and Dr. Manning. Here is my story. I had to have my right knee replaced in January of 2011, and Dr. Dimitris did the surgery. While I was rehabbing at home from my knee surgery, I fell while riding my bike and broke both elbows. I went to see Dr. Mikolyzk and had surgery and therapy and I have regained my strength and mobility in both my elbows and my knee. I also had a pinched nerve that I saw Dr. Manning for. Lakeshore Orthopaedics and Rehab Plus has gotten my life back to normal with NO PAIN. I have complete mobility of both my arms and my knee. I received excellent care from Dr. Dimitris, Dr. Mikolyzk, and Dr. Manning, as well as all of the physical therapists. I highly recommend using Lakeshore Orthopaedics and all of the HFM network. They are very courteous, professional, and friendly. Plus, they take the time to explain your options so that you can understand. I am now able to do everything and anything that I want. I thank all of you for getting me back to doing whatever I want to do and being pain-free!" - Michael G.

"Dr. Dimitris had given me three Synvisc shots early in 2010 and it really helped my knee. In late 2011 early 2012, my knee gave me some trouble, so I got three Orthovisc shots to seek relief. So far, it is good. Dr. Manning gave me an exam for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Dr. Mikolyzk did my surgery. All three doctors are very friendly and very good at explaining things. All thee doctors' nurses and the office people are very friendly. It sure is great coming to see everybody smile! Now, I can do yard work, gardening, fishing, vacation, enjoy my grandkids as they grow, and play cards without difficulty. Coming to Lakeshore Orthopaedics has helped me learn to appreciate all the good things a doctor can do for you!" - Lloyd V.

"For many years I put off knee surgery and thought I could handle the pain. But after last summer, when I was unable to play golf, I decided to see Dr. Kirk Dimitris at Holy Family Memorial's Lakeshore Orthopaedics. He was wonderful. After reviewing my x-rays, he explained everything he saw in them, and we decided that I would have both knees replaced. I was given information that explained the whole procedure, my medications, and exercises I could do at home after the surgery. They also taught me relaxation techniques so I could recover faster and with less pain medication. Today I am completely mobile because of the techniques used by Dr. Dimitris and his staff. I have already been golfing!" - Ana S.

"When I was 14, I was in an accident and fractured my hip in three places. Over the years, my hip developed severe arthritis and I was walking with a limp. I heard about Dr. Dimitris and how he had specialized training in orthopaedic joint replacement, so I went to see him. He put me at ease and I realized how my life would improve with hip replacement surgery. Today I am able to enjoy more activities with my kids, and I no longer have the pain and limited movement from the arthritis." - Tim R.

"I suffered from knee pain for a year and a half. I was going to another doctor in Sheboygan who kept telling me there was nothing wrong. It was from a fall and I knew something was wrong! So when he dismissed me I was really angry. I heard about Dr. Dimitris and thought I would try him. After he did some tests he said my replacement was loose. Dr. Dimitris did a revision on my left knee and surprise.....no more pain! Dr. Dimitris is my hero and I told him so. I have been recommending him to everyone." - Sandra B.

"On November 5, 2005, I fell down 14 stairs and broke my right leg and arm. I was hospitalized and had surgery on my right leg, but got an infection. I had additional surgeries and then was referred to a plastic surgeon. However, after the last surgery, my leg was deformed and my foot was frozen in a downward position. I heard about Dr. Dimitris, an orthopaedic surgeon, and decided to make an appointment with him. Dr. Dimitris changed my life completely. I had a complete knee replacement and now my leg is straightened. I walked with crutches for 4 1/2 years and now can walk a bit without my crutches. I just love Dr. Dimitris and what he has done for me. I waited a long time for Dr. Dimitris and the wait was worth it. He is a wonderful doctor." - Evalyn R.

"I finally had to admit it - my old knee injury was not going to just "get better" and its constant pain became intolerable. Work on the lawn, garden, orchard and wood lot always left me limping and sore. I knew I needed to see an orthopaedic doctor. Dr. Dimitris' surgical repair was WONDERFUL! There was NO pain from the operation and no pain in the recovery. I have full use of my legs again!" - David E.

"I came to Lakeshore Orthopaedics for three different problems, and saw Dr. Dimitris, Dr. Mikolyzk, and Dr. Manning. Here is my story. I had to have my right knee replaced in January of 2011, and Dr. Dimitris did the surgery. While I was rehabbing at home from my knee surgery, I fell while riding my bike and broke both elbows. I went to see Dr. Mikolyzk and had surgery and therapy and I have regained my strength and mobility in both my elbows and my knee. I also had a pinched nerve that I saw Dr. Manning for. Lakeshore Orthopaedics and Rehab Plus has gotten my life back to normal with NO PAIN. I have complete mobility of both my arms and my knee. I received excellent care from Dr. Dimitris, Dr. Mikolyzk, and Dr. Manning, as well as all of the physical therapists. I highly recommend using Lakeshore Orthopaedics and all of the HFM network. They are very courteous, professional, and friendly. Plus, they take the time to explain your options so that you can understand. I am now able to do everything and anything that I want. I thank all of you for getting me back to doing whatever I want to do and being pain-free!" - Michael G.

"After I broke my leg, Dr. Dimitris was (and remains) my physician…from surgery through recovery. He was very thorough in his explanation of what was happening and why things were being done as they were, ensuring I was compliant with instructions and recommendations. I was very satisfied, especially with the good results! I am feeling fine now. Lakeshore Orthopaedics is run in a very efficient manner. The staff is always helpful and friendly and the clinic runs on time, which is much appreciated."- Dennis

"I had been suffering with trigger thumbs for over 6 months. On my first visit to Dr. Mikolyzk, I was injected with cortisone shots to see if it would eliminate the locking. Unfortunately, the locking came back 2 months after the injection. Dr. Mikolyzk performed surgery that relieved the pain and locking almost immediately. I no longer had to take Tylenol for relief. Opening jars using pressure is now possible. I no longer need help with this task. It has made pulling weeds easier. I don't know why I waited so long to see the doctor!" - Gert B.

"I had a hip replacement performed by Dr. Dimitris. Before surgery, I was hardly able to function in everyday life because of severe hip pain. After surgery, I cannot believe how much better my quality of life is.  I had a quick recovery because Home Therapy was excellent. They were motivational and supportive. They helped me stay committed to my therapy routine. I am now pain free and back to yard work, golfing, gardening and living my life! I am VERY satisfied with the care I received from all areas in Holy Family Memorial. All hospital, Lakeshore Orthopaedic, and Home Therapy staff were excellent! I have made Holy Family Memorial my provider of choice because they truly care about me." - Chet K.

"My name is Tom Havel. In June I fell out of my wheelchair and broke my leg in four places, though I did not know it at the time. Two days later I ended up in Holy Family and was assigned Dr. Dimitris. It was a bad bunch of breaks and operating was not an option for me. I am an amputee and only have one leg. I was sure I was going to lose the last one I had left. Through Dr. Dimitris' care and following his advice my leg healed and I am confident I will be able to drive again. He has told me I am out of the woods. I am greatly appreciative I met Dr. Dimitris. We are so pleased with him as a doctor and a person that my wife is letting him do her knee replacement." - Tom H.

"I was in need of a full knee replacement for the last 5 years. I finally decided to have it done and wanted the best surgeon I could find to do it. Living in Green Bay I had a state-wide range of choices. But after much research, I concluded that Dr. Dimitris was by far the best and chose him. I have had my new knee for 8 weeks now and everyone (including myself) are astounded with the outcome. No walker, no cane, minimal discomfort, I can do stairs, I can walk my Scotties. I should have done this 5 years ago. I could not have asked for better care or outcome. Thank you for being able to walk again!" - Chet G.

"I (Guido, Vicki's husband) would just like to take a few minutes to let you know how pleased I am for the wonderful recovery of my wife, Vicki Lenaerts. The nurses at Holy Family, after the knee replacement surgery, were also well knowledge and really helped Vicki through the trauma the first 48 hours. It has been almost 13 months since you replaced both of Vicki's knees and our life is back on track with walking, walking faster - longer and not having to take stops and / or pain pills.  It seems almost that my life changed too. I don't think that Vicki had any setbacks after the surgery, rehab went great (maybe painful sometimes as she explained to me) and her coming back home (after 3 weeks) was eventually like finding a new, energetic person. (Last year we had Thanksgiving at Felician Villiage New Beginnings). Your suggestion of doing both knees at once was first a bit aggressive, but after your explanation, reviewing the X-Rays and talking to us assured us we were going in the right direction. Attending one of your "show and tell" presentations before the surgery at the Holiday Inn was also very informative. Thanks again and keep up the good work Doc!!" - Guido L.