All Posts in Category: Patient Stories – SMAP

Getting back her winning edge

As a competitive swimmer who is in the pool for 15 hours each week, Elise Nishii-Kim is used to pushing her body. But, during an intense practice in the summer of 2016, with her heart pounding 180 beats a minute, she suddenly had trouble breathing. (more…)

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Staying in the Game

Caelia Thomas, captain of the girls’ varsity soccer team at Ithaca High School, got back her kick with help from sports medicine specialists and physical therapists at the Cayuga Wellness Center. (more…)

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Born to Run!

Lithesome and blue-eyed with a ponytail that swings wildly as she runs, Lizzy Jewiss is a driven young athlete. In seventh grade she decided to take up running to stay in shape for soccer. (more…)

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About Cayuga Medical Center

We are a not-for-profit, acute-care medical center bringing state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services to the residents of Tompkins, Cortland, Seneca, and Tioga counties. And a century after our founding, we remain intrinsically tied to those we serve: our corporate membership includes representatives from over 100 community organizations. At Cayuga Medical Center, we believe that hospitals are shaped by the people they serve

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