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!

 

Liz’s Patient Testimonial

Liz brings her Mom here to St. Cloud Orthopedics to see Dr. Sigurdson. Watch this patient testimonial video to see why they choose to keep coming back.  

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Ideal Running Surfaces

Running on grass

Find the ideal running surface for your summer workouts Now that the weather is nice enough to begin enjoying your favorite outdoor activities, it’s time to talk about staying healthy and avoiding injuries, especially when it comes to running. Whether you’re running to simply stay in shape, or are preparing for a race, it’s always […]

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9 Fab Smartphone Apps for Tracking Health and Fitness

We know that our patients and friends are busy, active people. One part of being fit and progressing toward your personal health goals can be right on your smartphone—whether your goals are based on weight loss, endurance, flexibility, or recovery from an injury. There are several apps for Android and Apple products that can track […]

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10 Questions With Dr. Jason Kelly, Spine Surgeon

Dr. Jason Kelly—one of our three spine specialists—has been with the Spine Center here at St. Cloud Orthopedics since September of 2015. In his brief video below, he talks about how he works with patients to determine the right kind of spine treatment for them—which for 80-90% of cases does not involve surgery. Check it out […]

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Securely Communicate With Us Through Our New Patient Portal

SCO Patient Portal

Our new patient portal (which can always be found from the homepage of our website) enhances your care experience by providing a direct route of online communication. Once you set up your account using the steps below, you’ll be able to: Request appointments Pay your bills Request medication refills Receive appointment reminders to your e-mail […]

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Caring for a Sprained Ankle

Sprained Ankle

Whether you play pick-up basketball on the weekends or take walks around the neighborhood, there’s always that chance of twisting an ankle. Not only can it be painful, but also disruptive of your everyday life. Not every sprain is equal (there are three different grades of sprains) but knowing and following the R.I.C.E. guidelines is […]

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Welcome to St. Cloud Orthopedics

Take a closer look at our clinic and how our staff works together to bring the best possible orthopedic care to the Central Minnesota community. You’ll hear from staff, surgeons, and patients in the video below. Enjoy!  

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Dr. Trevor McIver Accomplishes Area’s First Adolescent Scoliosis Surgery

Makayla Keehr and Dr. McIver

Standing Measurably Taller: 14-Year-Old St. Cloud Orthopedics Scoliosis Patient is First Ever to be Treated Locally Last year at this time, Makayla Keehr was 4’ 11”. Now she’s 1.5 inches taller, and her Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) has been corrected, thanks to the surgical spine care from one of our three spine surgeons, Dr. Trevor […]

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For Strong Overall Health, Try Strength Training

Stretching after Strength Training

Strength training doesn’t just mean heavy weights for bulky muscles, it’s anything to do with lifting weights to maintain or improve your health—at any age. And even though research shows that your bone density begins to decrease around the age of 40, it is something that can be combated by simply staying active and doing some […]

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10 Questions with Dr. Andrew Staiger, Hand Surgeon

Dr. Staiger—one of our Hand Center surgeons—has been with St. Cloud Orthopedics since 2000. He recently sat down to share how he interacts with the therapists and specialists at our clinic in order to help his patients get back to doing what they love. Watch his video below, and read through for some great patient advice. […]

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