Hear directly from our patients what it’s like to be at Henry Ford Allegiance Health. It may be helpful if you are facing surgery or a hospital stay and want to know what to expect. A recent patient of ours said, “I know that where you go for surgery is a personal choice, but I tell people to at least consider Henry Ford Allegiance Health before going out of town. The care is excellent, and it is so much easier on families when you stay close to home.”

  • Terry Crawford has high blood pressure and a family history of heart disease. But the symptoms that led to her quadruple bypass surgery were not typical. Instead of having chest pain when exercising, she experienced pain in her jaw. More …

  • After two years of living with this “rock,” it became clear to Anthony that the problem wasn’t going to go away on its own. His podiatrist referred Anthony to Henry Ford Allegiance Orthopedic surgeon Tudor Tien, MD. More …

  • Tom had no symptoms or family history of cancer when he was diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkin lymphoma at age 58. With a care plan personalized to Tom’s individual needs at Henry Ford Allegiance Health, Tom is now cancer free. More …

  • Farmer and Sherriff’s Deputy Dan Coppernoll’s lifetime of physical activity helped him quickly recover from double bypass surgery. More …

  • Bob McNitt’s right knee has been a source of constant pain ever since a car accident in 1967. “I couldn’t walk anywhere without discomfort and a limp.” More …

  • Barb Mierzwa was a busy professional with rewarding job a nurse, a loving family, and an active circle of friends. She took special delight in enjoying outdoor activities with her six grandchildren, ages 5 to 14. More …

  • Mark has run five 5K races since having open-heart surgery at Henry Ford Allegiance Health. He attributes his success to great care and his own "stubborn determination." More …

  • Health Coach Keila Kilgore hasn’t let open-heart surgery slow her down. Since having a valve replacement at Henry Ford Allegiance, Keila has been able to maintain the active life she loves. More …

  • The only reason Mike Craig went to a presentation on vascular health was because the guest speaker was a goalie from the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team. More …

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Exercise can help prevent future back pain by improving your posture, strengthening your back and improving flexibility.