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March 3rd, 2015
St. Cloud Orthopedics is pleased to introduce OrthoDirect to provide same-day appointments for urgent orthopedic injuries! Call 257-STAT or walk-in for the next available appointment with one of our specialists. OrthoDirect officially launches in March.
February 24th, 2015
The AlterG® Anti-Gravity Treadmill® is the latest available technology in rehabilitation and fitness training, and is now in place right here at St. Cloud Orthopedics. Using NASA-patented Differential Air Pressure technology that unweights the user, this revolutionary device makes it possible for those with an injury to continue training and getting the benefits of exercise as they heal.
February 2nd, 2015
Save the Date for a Special Knee Pain Presentation at the Paramount Theater St. Cloud Orthopedics and St. Cloud Hospital Bone and Joint Center presents Knee Pain Slowing You Down?, Tuesday April 28, 2015, 6 – 8pm Join Dr. Kim Schaap, Dr. Joseph Nessler, and Dr. Chad Holien for an informal and casual evening of […]
December 11th, 2014
Aquatic physical therapy and aquatic exercise are similar in that both let you feel that freeing, near-weightless effect of being in a body of water, but they do differ in the benefits they can offer. Aquatic physical therapy requires the “skilled service” of a licensed Physical Therapist and/or a Physical Therapy Assistant which may include […]
December 11th, 2014
Dr. Hwang received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Minnesota Medical School. He completed his orthopedic residency as well as his sports medicine fellowship at Tulane University in New Orleans, and is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in Orthopaedic Surgery (2004) and Sports Medicine (2009). Dr. Hwang joined St. Cloud Orthopedics […]
November 24th, 2014
The 17th annual Jingle Bell Run was held Saturday, November 22, 2014, on a course that began at St. Cloud Orthopedics. This year a 1K Fun Run followed the customary 5K race, and for the first time participants received real-time, immediate finish results. The official numbers include: 477 Total Participants 61 Participants for the 1K Fun Run […]
September 17th, 2014
St. Cloud Orthopedic Sports Medicine Director Tom Jensen explains the preferred method to compress a sprained ankle in this month’s featured video.
September 15th, 2014
Looking to get a leg up on the competition for your next sport season? St. Cloud Orthopedic’s High Energy Advanced Training, or HEAT, programs are a great way to maximize your body’s potential and get it ready to excel on the field.
September 10th, 2014
St. Cloud Orthopedics and St. Cloud Hospital Bone and Joint Center Presents An Evening with Clint Black
Friday, November 7, 2014 at 7:30 pm Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 7:30 pm Paramount Theater, St. Cloud Main Floor: $55-$65, Balcony: $40-$50 Prolific singer-songwriter Clint Black has long been heralded as one of Country music’s brightest stars. His many talents have helped shape his long career, as Black has transcended genres to become one […]
September 8th, 2014
Concussion awareness has certainly grown in recent years. Unfortunately, the occurrences of concussions have as well. The Minnesota Department of Health estimates that 1,000 athletes between 5–19 are hospitalized for sports-related concussions every year. “Dings” and “bell-ringers” are serious injuries to the brain. Adequate recovery is critical to prevent re-injury. In fact, returning too soon […]