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Physician Focus: Dr. Mitchell Kuhl, D.O.

Mitchell Kuhl, DO

When Dr. Kuhl, one of our orthopedic surgeons on our general orthopedics staff, was asked what sets St. Cloud Orthopedics apart from other orthopedic practices, his answer was simple: specialty care. Because we have fellowship-trained surgeons in most of the major subspecialties of orthopedics, we have become the referral source for general orthopedic surgeons in Central […]

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Community Driven Partnerships Ensure the Best Care

Since our founding in 1955, St. Cloud Orthopedics has remained dedicated to providing patients with the best possible musculoskeletal healthcare. And for all 60 of those years, a key part of ensuring complete care has been the community outreach offered by the many centers in Central Minnesota that our nationally-known organization partners with. Case in […]

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Introducing OrthoDirect: Same-day care for urgent orthopedic injuries!

St. Cloud Orthopedics is pleased to introduce OrthoDirect to provide same-day appointments for urgent orthopedic injuries! Call 257-STAT or walk-in for the next available appointment with one of our specialists. OrthoDirect officially launches in March.

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Walking on air: New technology creates weightless rehabilitation option at St. Cloud Orthopedics

Patient using the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill.

The AlterG® Anti-Gravity Treadmill® is the latest available technology in rehabilitation and fitness training, and is now in place right here at St. Cloud Orthopedics. Using NASA-patented Differential Air Pressure technology that unweights the user, this revolutionary device makes it possible for those with an injury to continue training and getting the benefits of exercise as they heal.

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Knee Pain Presentation at the Paramount Theater

Save the Date for a Special Knee Pain Presentation at the Paramount Theater St. Cloud Orthopedics and St. Cloud Hospital Bone and Joint Center presents Knee Pain Slowing You Down?, Tuesday April 28, 2015, 6 – 8pm Join Dr. Kim Schaap, Dr. Joseph Nessler, and Dr. Chad Holien for an informal and casual evening of […]

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The Benefits of Aquatic Physical Therapy

Aquatic physical therapy and aquatic exercise are similar in that both let you feel that freeing, near-weightless effect of being in a body of water, but they do differ in the benefits they can offer. Aquatic physical therapy requires the “skilled service” of a licensed Physical Therapist and/or a Physical Therapy Assistant which may include […]

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Physician Focus: Dr. Matthew Hwang, M.D.

Matthew Hwang

Dr. Hwang received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Minnesota Medical School. He completed his orthopedic residency as well as his sports medicine fellowship at Tulane University in New Orleans, and is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in Orthopaedic Surgery (2004) and Sports Medicine (2009). Dr. Hwang joined St. Cloud Orthopedics […]

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More Than 400 Participants Helped Make the 2014 Jingle Bell Run a Success

The 17th annual Jingle Bell Run was held Saturday, November 22, 2014, on a course that began at St. Cloud Orthopedics. This year a 1K Fun Run followed the customary 5K race, and for the first time participants received real-time, immediate finish results. The official numbers include: 477 Total Participants 61 Participants for the 1K Fun Run […]

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TJ’s Drill – Sprained Ankles

St. Cloud Orthopedic Sports Medicine Director Tom Jensen explains the preferred method to compress a sprained ankle in this month’s featured video.

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HEAT Program: Training Your Way To Success

Athlete completes plyometrics exercises as part of the High Energy Advanced Training (HEAT) Program.

Looking to get a leg up on the competition for your next sport season? St. Cloud Orthopedic’s High Energy Advanced Training, or HEAT, programs are a great way to maximize your body’s potential and get it ready to excel on the field.

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