Had I Known Then



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“Had I Known Then,” co-authored by Ellyn Spragins, features letters from joint replacement patients to their younger selves to provide encouragement and advice as they contemplate joint replacement surgery. One of the patients featured is Jack Groppel, co-founder of the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute in Orlando, Florida. The letters provide remarkable insight on the physical and emotional toll of osteoarthritis and the profound impact joint replacement has on a person’s health and enjoyment of life. To read a copy of the “Had I Known Then” booklet, including Jack Groppel’s story to his younger self, please click below.


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Ellyn Spragins
Ellyn Spragins