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February 26th, 2018
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. […]
February 7th, 2018
While the rest of us tune in for the 2018 Winter Olympics from the comfort of our living rooms, Dr. Joel Shobe—one of our spine surgeons—and his wife Susan will both be there in person. Dr. Shobe was asked to be on the Medical Staff of Short Track Speed Skating, while Susan will be an official with Speed […]
January 30th, 2018
In his brief video, Dr. Joseph P. Nessler talks about how Central Minnesota has the best technology and capabilities for orthopedic patients of any age.
January 29th, 2018
Dr. Joseph P. Nessler has 26 years of orthopedic experience with our clinic, and the average age of his patients is now about 20 years younger than when he first started. “People aren’t willing anymore at age 50 or 60 to just accept that they have arthritis, and be told to slow down,” said Nessler. […]
December 20th, 2017
Minnesotans are known for taking maximum advantage of the outdoors when the weather cooperates. When it doesn’t, though, we take advantage of the indoors, staying active and strong through the winter months. Here are some great ways to exercise through the colder months—some from the warmth of your own home. Is Running Your Thing? Since […]
December 19th, 2017
Earlier this year, Dr. Chad Holien—one of our orthopedic surgeons who specializes in joint, knee, shoulder, and hip care—sat down to talk about what makes St. Cloud Orthopedics unique. In this brief video, he shares what he loves most about his work and being part of our community. Take a look below.
November 28th, 2017
Mary Kay Talks About the Care She’s Received Here at St. Cloud Orthopedics Mary Kay of St. Joseph is used to living an active lifestyle, so when she started having back, knee, and hip problems, she chose our clinic to help her get back to doing what she loves. Listen to her story to hear […]
October 30th, 2017
The AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill that we have here at St. Cloud Orthopedics has proven to be a smart addition to our Sports Center. Its unique technology makes it possible for patients to start walking or running sooner after an injury or surgery. Watch this brief video featuring one of our Certified Athletic Trainers and a […]
September 27th, 2017
Tom Jensen, Director of the Orthopedic Sports Center here at St. Cloud Orthopedics, talks about the daily interaction between doctors and therapists within our clinic. He covers the methods we use that help patients recover quickly, in the best way possible. (In fact, we just won the award for Best Physical Therapy in the 2017 Best of Central […]
September 27th, 2017
Celebrating Our 3rd Consecutive Year of Earning the “Best Physical Therapy in Central MN” Award We know we wouldn’t have received this honor (as well as our Honorable Mention for Best Medical Facility) without your votes of confidence. Thank you for choosing St. Cloud Orthopedics and entrusting us with you and your family’s orthopedic care and physical/occupational therapy needs. […]