Is Your Child’s Backpack Causing Them Back Pain?

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It’s that time again! School is back in session and your children are strapping on their backpacks filled with books, supplies, sports gear, lunch, electronic devices and much more. As your children walk to, from and around school with their backpack full of school essentials weighing them down, back pain and injuries become a reality. …

Patella Pain and Athletes: A Facebook Live Lunch and Learn

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With the amount of wear and tear athletes’ knees go through during the fast-paced, highly physical game of soccer, it should come as no surprise that patella pain and knee injuries are extremely common on the soccer field. Between ball handling, directional changes, quick stops and long periods of running, soccer players can never be …

ProOrtho Surgeons and PAs Make Seattle Met’s Top List 2017

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Seattle Met Magazine’s 12th annual Top Doctors list features the best health care professionals in the Seattle area including 791 doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and more across 100 specialties. We are honored to have 19 of our ProOrtho orthopedic surgeons and physician assistants make the list, which you can view here. To create the …

5 Easy Ways to Manage Your Chronic Pain

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Pain, while inconvenient, is your body’s way of letting you know something is wrong. It can appear suddenly, or build over time, ranging from a slight annoyance to severe and debilitating. For those struggling with chronic pain, it can often seem there is no relief in sight. But, you may be in more control than …

Advances in Hip and Knee Replacement Seminar

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If hip or knee pain is keeping you from the activities you love, it’s time to consider your options so you can get back to your healthy lifestyle! Join us on Thursday, June 29th for an in-depth discussion, led by our own Dr. Jeff Stickney, focusing on the advances in hip and knee replacement techniques. Total knee …

Control Your Pain Seminar

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Have you been in pain for two months or more? Does your pain keep you from sleeping, working or enjoying your life? We invite you to join us for a free educational seminar, led by our own Dr. Daniel E. Nelson, to learn about the available treatment options to control your pain on Thursday, June …

Congress Addresses the Benefits of Outpatient Joint Replacement

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Congress is now considering a bill that would give Medicare beneficiaries access to the advanced surgical techniques, improved outcomes, and decreased pain that is seen when joint replacements are done in outpatient facilities. H.R. 1453 is a bill being sponsored by Devin Nunes (R-CA) and John Larson (D-CT) that would ensure that Medicare patients would …

Better Techniques Mean Faster Recovery

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Despite the fact that hip replacement and knee replacement are recognized as the most effective solutions for patients with severe arthritis, postoperative pain and stiffness, long difficult rehabilitation processes persist for both, even with modern implant designs. At a recent SwiftPath Symposium in San Diego, CA, surgeons compared traditional joint replacement methods to the modern …

The Danger of Narcotics After Joint Replacement

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Even patients with severe debilitating arthritis are afraid of joint replacement — and what they fear most is the pain of the surgery, the need to use narcotics and the complications related to narcotics. Opiate-related problems such as nausea, constipation, confusion and breathing problems complications leading to readmissions and death are devastating for patient and …

New Techniques In Shoulder Arthroscopy Seminar

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When something goes wrong with your shoulder, it hampers your ability to move freely and can cause a great deal of pain and discomfort. Shoulder pain can be debilitating if you strive to live a healthy, active life. Join us on Thursday, May 18th at Lake Washington Physical Therapy for a lecture led by our …

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  • Health Tips for Holiday Travel

    Looking for information on how to keep a healthy and active lifestyle while traveling? The orthopedic doctors at ProOrtho specialize in pain management, sports medicine, orthopedic health advice, and more. Contact us today to learn more. The holidays are a time of travel, whether you’re visiting family and friends, getting in some vacation time, or …

  • Treat Your Feet This Winter

    Whether you’re trudging through snow, strolling around the city, or splashing through puddles and mud, winter weather brings a unique set of challenges for your feet and ankles. When it comes to orthopedic foot health, feet are your foundation, stabilizing the entire body so you can do the things you enjoy and perform daily tasks. …

  • Cold Weather Workouts for Pain Management

    Interested in cold weather exercises to help manage joint pain? Connect with our orthopedic surgeons in Seattle to learn about other cold weather exercises, sports medicine, pain management, joint replacement, and more. We are dedicated to improving your quality of life with caring and comprehensive orthopedic treatments. As chilly winds and colder weather start to settle …

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