Health News

Health News

Find all clinic news, health and wellness resources, upcoming events, fitness tips, blog posts, and featured patient stories right here in the St. Cloud Orthopedics Health News Blog. You can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, and Instagram. To have featured news sent right to your inbox, be sure to sign up for our OrthoReview eNewsletter. Patient and community education is important to our staff—we value the opportunity to stay connected in these ways!

 

Local, State, & National Recognition

St. Cloud Orthopedics has recently received nine awards on the local, state, and national levels! THANK YOU to our community, patients, and family and friends for taking the time to recognize our staff and our dedication to providing top orthopedic specialty care. We are so fortunate to be part of this community, and for our […]

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8X Winner of Best Physical Therapy, and More “Best of the Best” Awards!

Thank you for voting St. Cloud Orthopedics BEST Orthopedic Center, BEST Foot & Ankle Clinic, and BEST Physical Therapy, eight years in a row! We are honored to be recognized for providing outstanding care in the Central Minnesota community, and throughout Minnesota. When you need an experienced team for your orthopedic care, choose the BEST—ask […]

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Stretch It Out for Better Posture & Less Pain

We’ve all been told to “sit up straight” or have been lectured for sloppy, hunched-over posture while standing or sitting. While maintaining proper posture isn’t always the easiest or most comfortable, proper posture improves blood flow, helps keep nerves and blood vessels healthy, and supports your muscles, ligaments, and tendons. If you find yourself regularly […]

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Ross Blomme on Athletic Training

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Ross Blomme, Certified Athletic Trainer here at St. Cloud Orthopedics, recently talked with Kelly Cordes of WJON for their It Matters segment. Together, they covered the various aspects of what Athletic Training is, how our Physical and Occupational Therapy portions of our clinics can help, and why he loves working directly with patients to get […]

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Elizabeth Locnikar on Occupational Therapy

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Elizabeth Locnikar, Occupational Therapist, Athletic Trainer, and Certified Hand Therapist here at St. Cloud Orthopedics, recently talked with Kelly Cordes of WJON for their It Matters segment. Together, they covered the various aspects of what Occupational Therapy is, and how that’s different from Hand Therapy and Physical Therapy. They also talked about how Elizabeth helps […]

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Josh Lashinski on Physical Therapy

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Josh Lashinski, Physical Therapist here at St. Cloud Orthopedics, recently talked with Kelly Cordes of WJON for their It Matters segment. Together, they covered the various aspects of what Physical Therapy is, how the therapy team and specialists work together for the best patient outcome, and how he decided on a physical therapy career. Learn […]

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Simple Stretches for Neck Pain

If you struggle with a stiff, sore, or aching neck, you’re not alone. Neck pain is one of the most common types of pain among Americans. Just like any other part of your body, exercising and stretching are essential to building strong and more limber muscles that are less prone to injury. Give these few […]

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Proud to Be Your Choice!

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St. Cloud Orthopedics: 2022 Winners of Four “Minnesota’s Best” Awards! We are thrilled to officially announce that St. Cloud Orthopedics has been named Gold Winners in the categories of Orthopedic Surgeon and Orthopedic Urgent Care, and Silver Winners in the categories of Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine in the 2022 Star Tribune Readers’ Choice Awards! […]

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Amy Walsh on Aquatic Therapy

Amy Walsh, Physical Therapist here at St. Cloud Orthopedics—both on land and in the water—recently talked with Kelly Cordes of WJON for their “It Matters” segment, where they talked about all of the amazing kinds of physical therapy benefits of getting in the water. Learn about our longtime partnership with the local area YMCA, how […]

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Say Yes to Sleep

Sleep is essential for both our physical and mental health. From brain function and emotional wellbeing to boosting our immune system and controlling weight, sleep plays a significant part in our day-to-day and long-term health, including the wellness of your musculoskeletal system. So, how does a good night of sleep impact our lives? Brain Function […]

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