Bones, Bone Health, Osteoporosis – FAQs 1. Bone is living, growing tissue that is both flexible and strong. 2. Throughout life, you are constantly losing old bone and forming new bone. 3. Osteoporosis happens when you lose too much bone, make too little of it or both. 4. Bone loss usually speeds up at midlifeRead More
Lichelle was feeling PAIN! Yet, it was a different kind of pain… it was the old accounting system at OSMC.
Lichelle Boyd, Chief Financial Officer at OSMC, was feeling PAIN!! It was a different kind of pain than the expert orthopedic doctors could offer her treatment for… it was the old accounting system at OSMC! When Lichelle joined OSMC she found a talented, hard-working accounting team hampered by a legacy accounting application that hadn’t beenRead More
Knee Pain Doctor in Elkhart, IN
If you experience knee pain, you can sometimes find relief at home with heating pads or light stretching exercises. However, more severe situations (such as acute accidents that destroy tendons and ligaments or significant joint degeneration from arthritis, etc.) require medical care and, in some circumstances, knee surgery. If you’re experiencing knee pain every dayRead More
Achilles Heel Pain and Treatment Options
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 orthopedicRead More
Dr. Kyle Schultz, Orthopedic Surgeon, Joins OSMC
The Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center of Northern Indiana, Inc. (OSMC) is pleased to announce Dr. Kyle Schultz has joined the organization. Dr. Schultz is a board-eligible, fellowship-trained orthopedic sports medicine surgeon. He specializes in replacing knees and replacing shoulders and other joints. He also specializes in advanced arthroscopic surgery, plus ACL construction and repair,Read More
What the Doctor says that Parents of Student-Athletes Should Know
Parents should offer support and understanding, with a bit of guidance, to their teen or younger athlete before, during and after their school sports season. As the parent of a student-athlete, you should understand that you play a crucial role in your child’s success and dedication to their chosen sport. Support a Healthy LifestyleRead More
Why do I need take care of my bones as I age? What is osteoporosis?
Why think about your bone health? Bone is living tissue that is constantly being broken down and replaced. Yet the way your body replaces your bone tissue can change and diminish. Osteoporosis is disease in which the creation of new bone doesn’t keep up with the loss of old bone. Women who are past menopauseRead More
Dr. Klaasen discusses anterior hip replacement, with incision at bikini line.
Dr. Mark Klaassen provides insight in this video about anterior hip replacement with an incision at the bikini line. Watch it on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/IDFSqRb_2yU . This blog and vlog (video log) post is not intended to provide personal medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion, treatment to you or to any other individual. It isRead More
Flag Ceremony at OSMC to Honor Veterans. Featuring Miller’s Vet Color Guard & Elkhart High School Musicians.
WHAT & WHEN: To honor all veterans during the week of Veteran’s Day, the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center of Northern Indiana, Inc., commonly known as OSMC, will hold a flag raising ceremony featuring Miller’s Veteran Color Guard and Elkhart High School Musicians starting at 10:30 a.m. ET, Friday, November 12, 2021. WHERE: The ceremonyRead More
OSMC’s Dr. Christopher Annis Joins the Board of Elkhart General Hospital
Christopher Annis, MD, anesthesiologist and pain management physician, of the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center of Northern Indiana, Inc. (OSMC,) has joined the board of directors of Elkhart General Hospital, Beacon Health System. As an Elkhart General Hospital trustee, Dr. Annis participates in board’s oversight of the hospital’s quality of care, business operations and theRead More