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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!

 

Vote Daily Through May 18!

Voting is now open for the Star Tribune Reader’s Choice Awards! To all of our valued patients, supporters, and community members—we would love your support in voting daily for St. Cloud Orthopedics under the Health & Wellness category and the following subcategories at votemnbest.com/stcloudorthopedics: • Physical Therapy • Sports Medicine • Orthopedic Surgeon • Urgent Care […]

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Dr. Nessler Talks Joint Care

Dr. Nessler recently talked with Kelly Cordes of WJON for their It Matters segment. During their conversation, they talked about everything from hip and knee joint replacements to robotic-assisted surgery. He also shares expectations for patient outcome, his role as a consultant and surgical leader, and why he loves helping patients live better during their […]

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Choosing The Right Shoes

How to select the right type of walking or workout shoe for your feet is one of the most common questions we get here at St. Cloud Orthopedics. Chad Ritter, Director of Rehabilitation Services, gives three quick tips for making sure your feet are covered correctly.

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5 Stretches You Can Do At Your Desk

Stretching at your desk

Work-related injuries or disorders can happen in any type of work environment, including office jobs. Even though office jobs are less physically demanding than labor-intensive careers, positions that require you to sit for most of the day can take a toll on your health. Sitting for extended periods increases your risk of heart disease, diabetes, […]

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Heat or Ice?

Check out this video from Chad Ritter, Director of Rehabilitation Services here at St. Cloud Orthopedics to find out which is better after an injury—ice or heat.

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Joseph Fortier’s WJON Interview

Joseph Fortier is one of our dedicated Physician Assistants who works with many of our specialists, as well as OrthoDirect. He recently talked with Jay Caldwell from WJON to explain the important role he has with helping patients live better. Take a listen to hear about his experience here and what his best tips are […]

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Bill Worzala on St. Cloud Orthopedics

Bill Worzala recently talked with Kelly Cordes from WJON on all things St. Cloud Orthopedics! He covered everything our independent clinic offers, and what it means to be an “independent” option for patients when they choose where to receive specialty orthopedic care. Hear about what his role entails as clinic administrator, and what he’s loved […]

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Brian Kampa Talks Physical Therapy

Brian Kampa recently talked with WJON’s Kelly Cordes about Physical Therapy and sideline services during their “It Matters” radio segment. As a former patient of St. Cloud Orthopedics, a local high school student who learned from our Sports Center founder (Tom Jensen), and a graduate of St. Cloud State University, Brian talks about how he […]

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Eric Kohn on Physical Therapy

Eric Kohn, DPT, OCS, CSCS, recently talked with Kelly Cordes at WJON for their It Matters segment—just before finding out we are WINNERS again this year in the Central Minnesota Best of the Best category of Physical Therapy! He talked about the amazing team of therapists we have here at St. Cloud Orthopedics, which makes […]

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Dr. Staiger Talks Hand Care

Dr. Andrew Staiger talked with Kelly Cordes for WJON’s most recent “It Matters” segment about hand and wrist care. He covered everything from acute injuries like fractures and lacerations, to common conditions like arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and trigger finger. They also talked about joint replacement in hands, which many people may not know is […]

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