Is hip pain getting in the way of your daily life? Is it hard to take your dog for a walk, mow the lawn, go to the store, or do other everyday things? If so, you might be one of the 330,000 people in the United States who will need hip replacement surgery this year to
Foreword – In 2022, the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA,) formed a volunteer task force focused on addressing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the ambulatory surgery community. Brown, an ASCA member, who serves on the task force, offered her thoughts to a writer for ‘ASC Focus’ the official magazine of ASCA. Supporting an
The Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center of Northern Indiana, Inc. (OSMC) announces that Mark A. Klaassen, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, will retire from the practice on December 31, 2023. Patients who have visited Dr. Klaassen within the last two years recently were sent a letter by U.S. Mail alerting them to his retirement. Dr. Klaassen joined OSMC in
ELKHART, INDIANA— The Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center of Northern Indiana, Inc. (OSMC) is pleased to announce Dr. Jacob R. Hinkley, orthopedic surgeon and hip & knee replacement specialist, has joined the organization. Dr. Hinkley’s areas of specialized expertise include primary hip and knee replacement and revisions, treatment of fractures of the appendicular skeleton, along
Listen to the short interview! Just click below! OSMC Osteoporosis Interview for Midday Show – Dr Cullen May 2023 Dr. Cullen recently talked with Jonathan Wildes, DJ at WFRN 107.3 about osteoporosis. There are steps you can take to slow or stop the progress of lost of bone mass (aka: osteoporosis) and prevent broken bones!
The Surgery Center of Granger Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center (OSMC) and Beacon Health System celebrated the opening of The Surgery Center of Granger on Thursday with a ribbon cutting that marked the completion of the regional destination for orthopedic surgery and care. The Surgery Center of Granger reflects the vision and expertise of these
Achilles Heel Pain: Causes, Treatment and FAQs. Are you experiencing pain or burning near your heel or on the back of your leg? Perhaps you have a limited range of motion when flexing your foot? Do you have warmth around your heel or along the tendon? Are you wondering if you should visit an orthopedic
Here’s what you should know about getting a hip replacement after a serious injury. What is a Hip Replacement? Total hip arthroplasty, which is another name for hip replacement surgery, might be an option if hip pain is getting in the way of daily life and non-surgical treatments haven’t worked or aren’t working anymore. During
After nearly seven years of distress and pain, Diane can play again! It started when she had to miss a Tim McGraw concert in Indianapolis with her friends. “The pain was so intense I couldn’t find any comfort except lying flat on my back, on the floor, with my feet resting on a chair,” Diane
OSMC would like to recognize the important and great work our Rad Techs do every day. They simply radiate positivity all year long! What is a Radiologic Technologist? Radiologic technologists are the health care professionals who perform diagnostic imaging procedures, such as X-ray examinations, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans and computed tomography (CT) scans.