Patient Testimonials

Welcome to the patient testimonials page.  Take a few minutes and watch the below videos.  These videos are not scripted but simply their story, told by the patients themselves.  Medicine is both an art and a science.  Individual results may vary.

At the Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia, we strive to offer World Class Orthopaedic Care to all of our patients. It is our goal to positively impact lives, helping each patient individually with specific treatment plans.


(Total Hip Replacement – Anterior Approach)

Anthony, a swimming coach, needed a hip replacement. He found himself unable to do physically what he wanted. After surgery, he’s back swimming and enjoying life!


(Spine Surgery – TLIF)

Meet Dawn. She had terrible back/leg pain stopping her from being active. Dr. Loumeau performed a TLIF spinal procedure and she is now pain free, riding bikes and enjoying life.


(Double Total Hip Replacements)

Bobby Musgrove had both hips replaced at the same time by Dr. Kenerly. He was no longer able to care for himself prior to surgery but now is enjoying life and is totally independent.


(Total Knee Replacement)

Meet Dave Vasilatos. Dave went from racing motorcycles to not being able to walk. Dr. Valosen performed a total knee replacement and now Dave is back on his motorcycle.


(TRAUMA / Total Hip Replacement)

Mrs. Wohlgemuth had a terrible fall breaking her hip. Dr. Kenerly met her in the ER and suggested a total hip replacement. She is now, pain free and living life to the fullest.


(Spine Surgery – ACDF)

Frank reached a point with extreme neck and arm pain that life was very difficult. Dr. Loumeau repaired his neck vertebra and now Frank is back hunting and fishing pain free.


(Total Hip Replacement)

Meet Gary Bowen. Gary is an expert woodworker but wasn’t able to work in his shop without pain. Dr. Kenerly performed a total hip replacement and Gary is back in the shop pain free.


(Steroid Injection – Non-Operative)

Dr. Valosen offered Darryl a non-operative injection that helped him regain his shoulder movements to get him back to his job pain free. He can now use his arm with no limitations.


(Total Hip Replacement)

Gayle Carver had lost her independence. She had a lot of pain and sought Dr. Kenerely for a total hip replacement. She is now back in the garden and running with grandkids.


(PRP Injection – Orthobiologics)

Meet Todd Wise. After a failed tendon repair with another orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Valosen implemented a plasma rich platelet injection to help the healing with great results.


(Mako – Total Knee Replacement)

Dr. Bob Phillips, being a physician himself, understood the advantages of the new Mako technology and was the first patient in our area to receive the Mako Total Knee Replacement.

Joseph Dellavolle

(Mako Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement)

Joseph had a knee replacement was using the Mako robotic assisted surgery with great results and quicker recovery… He is now able to walk many miles in one day.


(Mako Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement)

Meet Dennis Moore, he was limited in life with a bad knee, but, after having a Mako robotic knee replacement and quick recovery, he is back playing golf with no worries!


(Knee Arthroscopy)

Roxy, a local physician assistant, trusted BJISG to have her knee arthroscopy done to clean up her joint after minor injury. She now is completely pain free.


(Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate)

Denise has suffered with shoulder arthritis and decided to have Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate therapy with great results and no surgery required.


(Orthobiologics – PRP Injection)

After multiple, successful treatments from Dr. Valosen over the years, Patricia had a PRP Orthobiologics injection in her elbow with great success and is now pain free.


(Bilateral Hip Replacement – Anterior Approach)

Mitchell Shaw had bilateral hip replacements (both hips at once) due to the advanced arthritic degradation. After surgery, Mitchell recovered quickly and active today.


(Total Shoulder Replacement)

Margaret had a total shoulder replacement after years of limitations due to arthritis. Today, Margaret is working around her home and garden pain free.


(Total Hip Replacement – Anterior Approach)

Brad, a long time patient of Dr. Kenerly, recently had a total hip replacement – anterior approach, and recovered very quickly. He is now active and enjoying life again.


(Bilateral Total Knee Replacements)

James had terrible arthritis in both knees to the point he was no longer able to farm and his independence. After surgery, he has his mobility back and living life to the fullest.


(Total Knee Replacement)

Keri, due to her young age, thought she’d have to wait to correct her knee arthritis but was pleasantly surprised to have total knee replacement and return to her active life.


(Spine Surgery – ACDF)

Meet Ray. He is a chaplain to NASCAR drivers and used to a fast-paced life. When his back pain sent him to the PIT, he came to BJISG to see Dr. Loumeau. He’s back to over 100MPH!


Thank you for taking the time to hear what some of our patients have to say. We are honored to be able to help all patients improve their quality of life. If you have been treated at the Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia and would like to share your story, please fill out the form below. You never know, we may call you for our next video!

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