We specialize in complete musculoskeletal health care. It’s our goal to improve the quality, cost, and access of care for our patients and their families.
Our physicians have provided nationally recognized orthopedic care to the Central Minnesota area for over 50 years. We look forward to developing an open, honest and trusting relationship with you.
At St. Cloud Orthopedics, you can expect the attention you deserve and the care you require. Come and see why Central Minnesota makes us their first choice for orthopedic care.
"What a thrill and gift to be able to water ski and play tennis again; particularly barefoot water-skiing. More importantly is the opportunity to sit with my family at church and the dinner table again.
I have lived a very active life, and thought...
"My siblings (Dorine F. and Virgil K.) and I have had wonderful experiences of Dr. Schaap's skill and care. She did a double knee replacement for me on Feb. 10, 2009. I still marvel at what a beneficial difference that has made in my life....
Double knee replacement
"I was an active male, age 47, who enjoyed tennis, golf, and snow skiing before developing bone on bone degenerative arthritis in my left hip. I lost range of motion and experienced pain with every day use of my hip. I delayed my surgery for four...
"Before my surgery, not being able to walk any distance and standing for an extended amount of time bothered me the most. Since my surgery I was able to return back to my job at the computer lab in less then two months and return to the activities I...
“Dear Dr. Mulawka,
I hope this is going to be helpful for your website. These are some of the activities that I couldn't have done before my knee surgery. I would walk very gingerly before the surgery, because my knees felt as if they were...
"On Dec 16,2008 Dr Schaap replaced both of my knees. By doing this I got a new life again. I was walking within 2 days of my surgery. Dr Schaap to me is like the pilot that put the plane into the Hudson River. He gave alot of people a second chance....
"I am delighted with my muscle sparing hip surgery. The pain was gone immediately. I had my surgery on Friday and was home again on Monday, using only a cane. I was faithful about doing my at home physical therapy 3x a day. I started walking 1/2 mi....
Muscle sparing hip surgery
"Although I never restricted my activities, the groin pain when sitting was the most bothersome to me. Both of my surgeries were with the limited invasive procedure and I was hospitalized three days. I was walking without a walker in two days and...
"Osteoarthritis had caused the cartilage surface to wear out in my hip. At 58 years old, the pain and stiffness had caused me to be less and less active and finally not able to continue a daily physical fitness routine.
The procedure was the Dual...
"Eight months after my hip replacement I hiked above Greeley Bowl at Alta, Utah ready to ski into perfect conditions: 12" of fresh powder and a clear blue sky. Only one thing was missing - the pain I had endured from my arthritic hip for 20+ years....
“Thank you, Dr. Mulawka. You have a long history of getting to know me and my knees. You have demonstrated great care, concern, expertise and an ability to always keep me and my overall health and well being in the forefront.
Together we have...
Total knee replacement
“Dr. Mulawka gave me my way of life back.
Before my first knee replacement in May 2009, at age 70, I had constant knee pain. It was difficult to sit or stand for any length of time. Getting in and out of vehicles was a huge problem. I had given up...
Total knee replacement left and right
"My compliments and gratitude to Dr. Hiesterman for putting me back together!! Last spring I foolishly hopped over the gas hose while filling my car but caught my sandal on the hose which sent me down to the cement. I completely smashed my wrist. Dr....
Exercising is on the mind of most individuals as they are trying to stick to their resolutions. While aerobic exercise is important, low impact exercises are often the better choice. This will decrease the risk of injury and provide long-term health benefits.Click here for more.
Kristen Sigurdson, D.P.M., received her medical degree from Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Sigurdson joined the practice in 2009 and specializes in foot and ankle care – podiatry.Click here for more.