Joe Rethford

Riding motorcycles and playing guitar are two of Joe Rethford’s favorite hobbies – hobbies he didn’t think he’d ever be able to enjoy again after falling from a ladder and suffering two dual compound fractures in each wrist. Thanks to his doctors, donor tissue used for reconstruction, and extensive physical therapy, Joe was back on his bike and playing guitar within two years. “You just look at life and what is important to you differently after an accident like that,” said Joe, adding that he owes much of his success to his wife of 27 years, who selflessly gave him use of her hands as if they were his own throughout recovery.

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