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. Nessler Mentioned in Article About Area Man’s World Title

After recently earning a world title at the International Racquetball Federation World Senior Championships, a St. Cloud man and patient of ours mentioned St. Cloud Orthopedics in the feature story published about him by the St. Cloud Times. Dr. Joseph P. Nessler of our clinic performed the surgeries that ultimately helped Tim Lavoi be able to […]

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The Benefits of Multi-Sporting for High School Athletes

The Benefits of Multi-Sporting

With school back in session it means fall sports are underway. Many athletes are returning to practice while others are continuing to train for their winter or spring sport. The current trend across the country is sports specialization by high school athletes even though research is beginning to show that those who specialize in one activity are at a […]

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Sports Center Staff Profile: Libby Auger

When did you start working at St. Cloud Orthopedics? What led up to you joining the St. Cloud Orthopedics team? I started in February of 1984. At that time, there were not many jobs for Athletic Trainers, other than at colleges. SCOA was one of the first to employ trainers in a clinic setting. What […]

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St. Cloud Makes the 2016-2017 “Best Hospital” List for Orthopedic Procedures

In early August, the orthopedic specialty services division at St. Cloud Hospital (where our specialists have formed healthcare-related partnerships) was ranked #32 out of 50 Best Hospitals for Orthopedics in the 2016-2017 US News and World Report. The hospital as a whole ranked third best in the state. Compared to all 5,000 hospitals that were […]

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How to recognize and ease arthritis symptoms

Symptoms of Arthritis

Arthritis affects more than 50 million Americans and is one of the most common causes of disability in the U.S. There are more than 100 types of arthritis, the most common being osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis This is the most common form of arthritis and caused by the wear and tear that happens when […]

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Thanks for Your “Best of Central Minnesota” Nominations 

We are honored to be in the running for the Best of Central Minnesota awards for Best Medical Facility and Best Physical Therapy (Orthopedic Sports Center). Thanks for keeping our clinic in mind for specialized orthopedic care, from fingers to toes and all bones and joints in between!

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Get the Right Moves Here: 5 Golfer-Geared Stretches To Improve Your Game

Not feeling at the top of your golf performance? Need to improve your flexibility and accuracy? You could benefit from a few simple but effective stretches to increase your muscle mobility and strength. Take a look below at some important exercises to help improve your golf game: Dynamic Body Twist To help perfect your backswing, […]

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HEAT Programs at Fitness Evolution

Our HEAT (High Energy Advanced Training) Program is now available at Fitness Evolution in Sartell!

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Coming in June to Serve you Better: Check-In Kiosks

Whether it be something big, like robotic-assisted surgical techniques, or something smaller, like our waiting room chairs, ways to best serve our patients are always at the top of our wish-list here at St. Cloud Orthopedics. Because we value your time, we’ve made the decision to incorporate check-in kiosks into our clinic starting in June. […]

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Bringing the HEAT to Fitness Evolution in Sartell

Our HEAT (High Energy Advanced Training) Program has expanded into the Fitness Evolution facility in Sartell.

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