Health News

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!

 

Dr. Schaap Talks Knee Pain

KNSI Radio recently interviewed Dr. Kim Schaap about knee pain (prior to an informational seminar). Listen to the clip to hear from her about what we need to know about arthritis, and who is most susceptible to dealing with pain in the knee.

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Sideline Care: Austen Wollenburg

Austen Wollenburg, Certified Athletic Trainer here at St. Cloud Orthopedics, talks about the importance of providing sideline care to local athletic teams on the high school and college level. It’s just one of the many ways we support our community. Take a look here for his message of positivity, his story, and what we can […]

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Dr. Hiesterman’s Award of Fellow

Congratulations to Dr. Hiesterman, Who Accepted the Award of Fellow from the AOAO On October 25th, 2019, Dr. Timothy G. Hiesterman was recognized as an American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO) Fellow. He was presented with a Certificate and Fellow Medallion. Congratulations Dr. Hiesterman! According to the AOAO website: “The designation of Award of Fellow is bestowed upon […]

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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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