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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!

 

Telehealth Visits

Does Your Insurance Carrier Allow Telehealth Visits? As we balance the COVID-19 health recommendations with our commitment to patient care, starting Monday, March 23, 2020, St. Cloud Orthopedics will offer Telehealth Visits (or video appointments) for those whose insurance allows it. Patients will not need to create an account; you’ll simply get a secure link that will connect you […]

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Our COVID-19 Safety Protocol

Updated March 17, 2020 As we continue to monitor the recommendations made by the CDC and other health officials on the local and national levels, we have made the patient-focused decision to put the following actions in order. Effective immediately: Some “elective” surgical procedures (such as total joint replacements) may be asked to postpone to […]

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Dry Needling: New Service

New Physical Therapy Option: Dry Needling for Reducing Chronic Muscle Pain Though you may not like the idea of needles, these are teeny-tiny, and they help relieve—and in some cases, eliminate—chronic muscle pain. This safe procedure is called Dry Needling, and two of our physical therapists are fully certified in this new 45-minute in-clinic option […]

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Sideline Care: Brian Kampa

Many of our orthopedic specialists and therapists also work on the sidelines of local athletic games on the high school and college levels. The actual teams we sit with and care for change by the season, but our passion for providing care to these athletes is a constant. We’re a big fan of supporting the […]

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Upcoming Events

Come See Us at Our Booths! St. Cloud Orthopedics staff will be at two upcoming community events. Make sure you stop by our booth and say hello! March 7th, Sartell Community Showcase • 9 AM to 1 PM at the Sartell Community Center • “Game Show Style” Family Fun & Free Admission: Play games and enjoy activities and entertainment […]

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Sitting Pretty: How Posture Can Prevent Back Pain

Sitting is something none of us can avoid, and doing it the wrong way often enough can lead to back issues. If fixing your posture brings the words “prim and proper” to mind, you’ll be pleased to hear that these four simple pointers are actually pretty laid back. 1. Un-hunch your back. Many of us seem to […]

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Best Physical Therapy Winner

THANK YOU for another win—(now five years in a row!)—for Best Physical Therapy in Central Minnesota. The opportunity to provide patients with physical therapy that’s personalized to their needs continues to be the focus of our team of experts. We couldn’t be more honored for the recognition, and we thank you once again for taking […]

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Living the mission and here to stay.

At St. Cloud Orthopedics, our mission is to provide our patients with complete musculoskeletal health care and to continually improve the quality, cost, and access of care for our patients and their families. We started this mission in 1955, and there is no end in sight. We have assembled a large group of physicians who have brought […]

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You love sunshine, & your bones love Vitamin D

Sun is a hot commodity here in Central Minnesota (pun intended, especially after the longest winter ever!), but did you know that your bones need it too? Healthy bones need Vitamin D to stay strong. Assuming you’re doing the right thing and wearing SPF 30 or higher all year, you can help your beautiful skeleton […]

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Message of the Month—Moving Day Tips

Springtime is a popular time to find a new abode, or even switch jobs, which leads to the inevitable carrying of heavy boxes full of all your stuff. Orthopedically speaking, here are 3 quick tips for moving day comfort: Lift with your legs, and not your back. (You’ve heard it before, but it’s so true!) […]

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