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March 28th, 2018
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!
March 26th, 2018
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 […]
March 20th, 2018
Join us at our clinic for this educational event about knee and joint pain. You’ll hear about the latest methods our team uses to help you get back to doing what you love. Knee Pain, presented by Dr. Chad A. Holien — April 5 • 6-7:30 p.m. You’ll learn about: • Pain and arthritis • […]
February 26th, 2018
X-rays were discovered by accident in 1895 by Wilhelm Conrad Röentgen, a German professor. Röentgen noticed crystals giving off a fluorescent glow when placed near a high-voltage cathode-ray tube—even when he shielded them with dark paper. Some form of energy was being produced by the tube, penetrating the paper and causing the crystals to glow. […]
February 7th, 2018
While the rest of us tune in for the 2018 Winter Olympics from the comfort of our living rooms, Dr. Joel Shobe—one of our spine surgeons—and his wife Susan will both be there in person. Dr. Shobe was asked to be on the Medical Staff of Short Track Speed Skating, while Susan will be an official with Speed […]
January 30th, 2018
In his brief video, Dr. Joseph P. Nessler talks about how Central Minnesota has the best technology and capabilities for orthopedic patients of any age.
January 29th, 2018
Dr. Joseph P. Nessler has 26 years of orthopedic experience with our clinic, and the average age of his patients is now about 20 years younger than when he first started. “People aren’t willing anymore at age 50 or 60 to just accept that they have arthritis, and be told to slow down,” said Nessler. […]
December 20th, 2017
Minnesotans are known for taking maximum advantage of the outdoors when the weather cooperates. When it doesn’t, though, we take advantage of the indoors, staying active and strong through the winter months. Here are some great ways to exercise through the colder months—some from the warmth of your own home. Is Running Your Thing? Since […]
December 19th, 2017
Earlier this year, Dr. Chad Holien—one of our orthopedic surgeons who specializes in joint, knee, shoulder, and hip care—sat down to talk about what makes St. Cloud Orthopedics unique. In this brief video, he shares what he loves most about his work and being part of our community. Take a look below.
November 28th, 2017
Mary Kay Talks About the Care She’s Received Here at St. Cloud Orthopedics Mary Kay of St. Joseph is used to living an active lifestyle, so when she started having back, knee, and hip problems, she chose our clinic to help her get back to doing what she loves. Listen to her story to hear […]