Summit Stories

Listen to our patients tell their stories about how Summit helped them get back to a healthy and active lifestyle.

  • Alison Young

    Alison Young’s Summit Story

    Alison Young, also known as the Blissful Hiker has always had a passion for walking. In 2020, she was faced with the reality of needing double hip replacements. After finding Summit and Dr. Stroemer, Alison came back stronger than ever. Five months after her initial hip replacement, she reached her Summit: 14,000-ft Quandary Peak.

  • Karen’s Summit Story

    The Intracept Procedure is a minimally invasive, nonsurgical way to treat low back pain. Hear directly from Karen, a patient who came to Summit after over 20 years of back pain, met Dr. Ekstrom and had a life-changing experience.

  • Joe’s Summit Story

    Hear how Joe and Dr. Sabers worked together, and continue to work together on the best care plan for Joe’s lifestyle.

  • Nick’s Summit Story

    Nick, a high school athlete and patient of Dr. Amy Beacom, shares how Summit helped him get back into the pool.

  • Emma’s Summit Story

    With the help from Dr. Skendzel, hear how Emma, a triathlete and patient of Summit Orthopedics got back to doing what she loves most.

  • Steve’s Summit Story

    Hear how regenerative medicine at Summit Orthopedics helped Steve, a patient of Dr. Steven Stulc, enjoy all his favorite outdoor activities pain-free.