American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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Senior Olympian Earns Gold, Silver Medals

Wally Dashiell, 93, of Stevensville, Alabama, took home gold and silver awards in the National Senior Olympics held in Birmingham this month. A track and field athlete in all areas including distance running and jumping, Dashiell now focuses on the hammer throw after receiving a total knee replacement in 2013 and a total hip replacement in 2015. She talks of her surgeon’s advice and the record she broke this year in an interview with the Bay Times and Record Observer. Full story.


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