An Orange (or Two) A Day Keeps Osteoporosis at Bay

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Food containing vitamin C for healthy bones

Scurvy was the scourge of sailors for thousands of years, specifically between the 16th and 18th centuries. Scurvy is a dietary deficiency caused by a lack of vitamin C. The body doesn’t naturally make vitamin C, so it must come from citrus fruits (or juices, yum!), leafy vegetables (slightly less fun to drink in juice …

Weatherproof Ways to Stay Healthy and Reduce Pain

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Happy senior couple in raincoats during rainy day in nature.

It’s happening. We’ve been ignoring it for months and just hoping for the best. But as we all know, hope is not a plan, especially when it comes to staying active when the weather outside is more than frightful. That’s right. The seasons are CHANGING. Fall has arrived, and winter is hot on its heels. …

Seattle Met’s Top Doctors 2022—ProOrtho Makes the Grade!

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Seattle Met Top Docs 2022

[Not pictured above: Dr Stone, Dr Antoine, Dr Wen and Dr Nelson] What does “the best” really mean? We humans make a dizzying amount of decisions every day, and the desire for “the best” outcome governs how we make each choice. Thus, if we must commute, we use Waze or Google Maps to determine the …

Anyone Can Go Pro at the Humana Seattle Metro Pickleball Classic July 20th-24th

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Playing Pickle Ball

Ah yes. Pickleball, one of the most popular sporting activities in the country. Think tennis played with a whiffle ball and small wooden paddle across a lower net. But considering a pickleball court is one-fourth the size of a tennis court and playing “doubles” (you get a teammate!) is most common, there’s way less sprinting. …

Have Some Summer Fun While Enjoying That Summer Sun — Low-Impact Style

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Summer outdoor activities

Summer in the Pacific Northwest poses a conundrum in that most of us can’t spend every waking minute outside doing stuff, despite the fact we know the average temperature of 75˚F is all too fleeting and thus we really, really want to maximize every last second of it. But things simply get in the way. …

Early Adopters to Majority Opinion—Consider if Orthobiologics is a Better Path to Long-Lasting Health and Healing

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Healing with Orthobiologics

There’s a theory out there that seeks to explain how, why, and at what rate new technologies (a.k.a. new ideas) spread. It’s called the Law of the Diffusion of Innovation—or The Adoption Curve for those of us outside of academia—popularized in 1962 by Everett Rogers, a professor of communications studies, in his book Diffusion of …

Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery – A Better Path to Returning to Normal Life

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Minimally invasive surgery saves time and money

How we value time creates an interesting conundrum. It’s the most valuable commodity we have – we’re all allocated the same number of hours any given day, we can’t fabricate more, and once they’re gone, there’s nothing we can do to get them back — yet (here comes the paradox!) … we insist on pricing …

Running Might Be the Right Rx for Your Orthopedic Well-Being

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Running Might Be the Right Rx for Your Orthopedic Well-Being

We’re at that sweet spot of spring where the rain is less bone-chilling and frequent (oh, and no longer driving right into our face by the wind). It’s also that unique time of year where an afternoon high of 62-degrees feels down-right balmy, if not hot, and thus inspires our rugged populace to run, hike, …

Welcoming Dr Wingert

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Dr Wingert

Nathaniel Wingert, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacement. In addition, Dr. Wingert has an interest in the treatment of trauma, or fractures of various types, and the more complex joint replacing procedures such as second time or revision joint replacements. A native of the Northwest, Dr. Wingert attended …

The Pain of Working from Home

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Working at Home

Did you know in 2021 complaints of physical discomfort are surging? From eye strain to neck and back pain, to hand and wrist issues, it’s become clear that spending 20-40 hours a week working from home can cause physical problems. Heading into the new year, if you’re still working from home part or full time, …

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  • Food containing vitamin C for healthy bones

    An Orange (or Two) A Day Keeps Osteoporosis at Bay

    Scurvy was the scourge of sailors for thousands of years, specifically between the 16th and 18th centuries. Scurvy is a dietary deficiency caused by a lack of vitamin C. The body doesn’t naturally make vitamin C, so it must come from citrus fruits (or juices, yum!), leafy vegetables (slightly less fun to drink in juice …

  • Happy senior couple in raincoats during rainy day in nature.

    Weatherproof Ways to Stay Healthy and Reduce Pain

    It’s happening. We’ve been ignoring it for months and just hoping for the best. But as we all know, hope is not a plan, especially when it comes to staying active when the weather outside is more than frightful. That’s right. The seasons are CHANGING. Fall has arrived, and winter is hot on its heels. …

  • Seattle Met Top Docs 2022

    Seattle Met’s Top Doctors 2022—ProOrtho Makes the Grade!

    [Not pictured above: Dr Stone, Dr Antoine, Dr Wen and Dr Nelson] What does “the best” really mean? We humans make a dizzying amount of decisions every day, and the desire for “the best” outcome governs how we make each choice. Thus, if we must commute, we use Waze or Google Maps to determine the …

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