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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!

 

One-on-One with Dr. Kim Schaap

Though Dr. Kim Schaap specializes in Sports Medicine and Knee Replacement Surgery, she is openly passionate about preventative care, spending quality time with each of her patients talking about small changes they can make that ultimately help them get and stay strong. Learn about her style of orthopedic care in this brief video, where she […]

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31 Family-Friendly “Screen-free” Activities

It’s easy for all of us—kids and adults alike—to be sucked into the trap of digital devices. For your orthopedic and overall health, say no to the screen and fill your leisure hours with these family-friendly physical activities and brain-healthy games. (Did you know that too much time spent playing games, watching YouTube, or watching […]

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One-on-One with Dr. Steven Mulawka

Dr. Steven M. Mulawka has been with St. Cloud Orthopedics since 1985. His orthopedic practice deals with sports medicine and specializes in all knee and shoulder problems. And though he is an expert—having completed over 5,000 total knee replacement surgeries—his biggest passion is the time he spends caring for each individual patient. Watch this brief video to […]

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Celebrating Senior Health and Fitness

We all know that exercise is important to our overall health, but it can get a little more difficult to do certain types of exercise as our bodies age. Still, there are many ways that seniors can get active and stay healthy. From increased mobility and overall body comfort, physical activity (no matter your age) […]

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Vicki’s Patient Experience

Vicki’s knee pain started back in 2000 with an injury. After talking to Dr. Green at our clinic about her care options, she decided to have knee replacement surgery. Now her range of motion has improved and she’s back on her feet stronger than ever before. Watch Vicki’s video to see her tell her story in […]

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Patient Story: Lexi’s Injury Treatment & Therapy

As a multi-talented high school athlete, Lexi has seen her fair share of injury. After she tore her ATFL in gymnastics in early 2017, she started seeing Dr. Holton and together they determined surgery was her best route of treatment. Following that, she visited a few of our physical therapists who helped her get back […]

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Rainy Day Ideas for Staying Active This Spring

While everyone wants to be outside now that the weather is finally warming up, there will certainly be those days where it’s rainy, gloomy, and maybe even too cold or too hot to be outside. However, there are still plenty of ways to stay active indoors. One of the first places that comes to mind […]

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Following Up With Dr. Shobe: Highlights from the Winter Olympics

As you may have heard, one of our spine surgeons, Dr. Joel Shobe, was asked to work at the Winter Olympics earlier this year in South Korea. While we were excited to see him go, we were even more thrilled to have him back and hear how his experience went. Here are just a few […]

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John’s Patient Testimonial

In this patient video, John talks about the moment he realized something wasn’t right with his knee. He decided to come to St. Cloud Orthopedics and received care from Dr. Schaap. Listen to why he opted to be treated now rather than later. Thanks for sharing your story with us, John!

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10 Little Ways to Get Moving This Spring

According to the calendar, spring has officially sprung. And after such a long winter, it’s time to get moving. Here are 10 “activities” that also pass as low-impact exercises—you might even call them fun! Walk. The easiest and most obvious, yes. But we can’t deny that walking is one of the best low-impact movements you […]

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