High Heels: Part II Introduction – Dr. Greg Rohde, DPM

High-heeled shoes can result in problems and injuries on a day-to-day basis as well as problems from continual use years down the road. High-heeled shoes change your biomechanics, i.e. the way you walk. There are both short term biomechanical changes and biomechanical changes that, when occurring repetitively, cause long term problems. In this post, we […]

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High Heels: Part I Introduction – Dr. Greg Rohde, DPM

One of the common jokes I hear many podiatrists say to patients is, “I love high-heeled shoes, they keep me in business!” The same joke is often used for treadmills, but we’ll save that for another post… In this series of posts, I will explain how wearing high-heeled shoes alters your biomechanics, increases risk for […]

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Why Feet? – Dr. Greg Rohde, DPM

      Why Blog? The purpose of this blog is to… Educate visitors on common problems and encourage proper foot care, Recommend what works/doesn’t work and explain why, and Promote health and well-being through diet and exercise with specific attention to the lower extremities. Why Feet? One of the most common questions I get from […]

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“Ode To My Right Hip” – Jennifer Kidney Ph.D.

“Ode To My Right Hip” By Jennifer Kidney Ph.D. By Gabrielle Perez “The Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center has the pleasure of meeting and caring for hundreds of patients for more than 40 years. In doing so, relationships develop throughout the visits between the staff, doctors and patients. Now featuring in our monthly newsletter, ‘Patient […]

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Most Common Football Injuries – Concussion

Most Common Football Injuries – Concussion Concussion Answered by Tim Arnold, Lead ATC A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow, jolt to the head or by a hit to the body that causes the head and brain to move rapidly in a back and forth motion. This sudden […]

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Most Common Football Injuries – Lower Back Injury

Most Common Football Injuries – Lower Back Injury Lower Back Injury Answered by Neurosurgeon Clay Cochran, M.D. Lower back pain is a relatively rare occurrence in young athletes, with an overall incidence of between 10 and 15 percent reported. However, this varies from sport to sport with a higher incidence noted in football players, gymnasts, soccer […]

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Most Common Football Injuries – Dislocated Shoulder

Most Common Football Injuries – Dislocated Shoulder Dislocated Shoulder Answered by David Bobb, M.D. What is the injury? A common football injury is a dislocated shoulder, or more often, a partially dislocated shoulder that was subluxed partially out of joint and then pops back in spontaneously.  When the shoulder subluxes or dislocates, this typically tears […]

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OSC Spotlight – Dr. Kenneth P. Coffey

OSC Spotlight Deb Mason PT M.S. Kenneth P. Coffey, M.D. is a board certified diagnostic radiologist with subspecialty training in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Dr. Coffey has over thirty years of MRI Experience. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Radiology and a member of the Clinical Magnetic Resonance Society and the American […]

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OSC Spotlight – Deb Mason PT M.S.

OSC Spotlight Deb Mason PT M.S. This month the OSC Spotlight focus will be on our Physical Therapist Director Deb Mason. Deb Mason did two years of undergraduate work at University of Nebraska, then earned her B.S. from the University of Illinois in Biology. She then went to Des Monies University (formerly know as the […]

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Why Schedule A Visit To See An Orthopaedic Surgeon?

Why Schedule A Visit To See An Orthopaedic Surgeon? Millions of Americans suffer through the pain of joint, tendon, muscle or back problems and think the only way to deal with the pain is to turn to medication or just continue to suffer through it. What these millions of Americans need to ask themselves is: […]

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