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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. 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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Free Knee Pain Event on April 5th

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 • […]

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14 Facts About X-rays

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. […]

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