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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!

 

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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Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise: Understanding the Differences

Learning the difference between aerobic and anaerobic exercise can help you get the most out of your fitness goals. Matching your goals to the type of exercise that will help you reach them is key. Understanding the benefits of each and utilizing these types of exercises will not only improve your knowledge but also your […]

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Straight from the Surgeon: Thoughts from Michael Murphy, Orthopedic Sports Medicine Physician

In his short video, Dr. Murphy—who has been with St. Cloud Orthopedics for 16 years—talks about the patient’s advantage of being seen here at our clinic (like being able to start treatment shortly after identifying the cause of pain). And in his interview below, he describes what patients can expect from his care, and shares his […]

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How to Stay Active this Winter: 6 Motivating Tips 

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As winter steadily approaches, is your workout motivation dwindling? Preparation is the key to enjoying exercise, even in our coldest months. Follow our six tips to get enthused about staying active this winter. 1) Wear the Right Gear  Think layers—they will help you retain heat and offer insulation from adverse weather conditions such as frostbite […]

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Straight from the Surgeon: Timothy Hiesterman, Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon

Watch this brief video with Dr. Hiesterman—Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon—to hear about the wide range of orthopedic patients that our clinic can help. He talks about why he is so passionate about his work, and why he feels personalized patient care is so critical to healing fractures and other trauma injuries the right way. Read on below to learn […]

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Tracy’s Patient Testimonial

Tracy’s Patient Testimonial We were very grateful to have Tracy, a patient of Dr. Hwang, share her story with us about her patient experience both at our clinic and with our Orthopedic Sports Center. Due to wear and tear on her shoulder, Tracy underwent shoulder surgery and follow-up physical therapy to help her regain comfort during […]

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Thank You for Making Us “Best Of” Winners!

We were honored to learn that we received the official award for Best Physical Therapy in this year’s Best of Central Minnesota awards. Thank you for keeping our clinic in mind!   • Best Physical Therapy (Orthopedic Sports Center) We couldn’t be more grateful for the opportunity to serve the Central Minnesota community. —St. Cloud […]

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Straight from the Sports Medicine Specialist: Thoughts from Chad Griffith, M.D.

In our short video with Dr. Chad Griffith, he talks about his love for providing sports medicine care at St. Cloud Orthopedics and helping people reach their best level of mobility. Hear his reasons for yourself here on our YouTube channel, and learn more in his quick 6-question interview below.   1) Common symptoms of someone […]

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Jingle Bell Run 2016: Early Registration is Now Open! 

What: 2016 Jingle Bell Run 5K/1K benefitting our local Toys for Tots program. There will be a traditional 5K walk/run as well as a 1K Family Fun Run that is perfect for all ages! Registration runs through race day, but early registration by November 6th guarantees that you’ll receive an event T-shirt. You’ll get a discounted […]

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Check-In With Our New Time-Saving Kiosks

Our new check-in kiosks were installed at our clinic in June, and are really helping patients get to their appointment faster. We’ve seen reduced waiting time, experienced how easy it is to use, and appreciate the level of security and accuracy it brings to patient information. If you have an upcoming appointment, our front desk […]

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