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November 4, 2021
Thank you, Dr. Sean Fitzpatrick.   Last winter on a dark and icy evening, I slipped and shattered my right shoulder into many pieces of bone fragments and torn tissue. Humerus, ball and socket, and rotator cuffs obliterated. I am right handed.   
August 23, 2021
While many of us have come to associate “orthotics” with corrective shoe inserts, the term actually refers to any external device used to adjust the function of the neuromuscular or skeletal system.
May 20, 2021
In an earlier blog, we identified the six most common orthopaedic injuries in men.
April 15, 2021
Don Butterfield was playing soccer a few years ago when he stuck his leg out to defend a shot. “The ball hit my toe awkwardly and twisted my knee,” he explains.  
April 14, 2021
According to the infographic at right, shoulder pain is among the most common reasons Northern Nevadans visit Great Basin Orthopaedics. According to
April 2, 2021
In her role as Practice Administrator, Kim Gulling is responsible for overseeing every aspect of Great Basin Orthopaedics (GBO) — the doctors, physical therapy, administration, billing and operations.
February 12, 2021
Pamela Locricchio-Wiens met Dr. Timothy Dooley the hard way. While trying to remove the pit from an avocado, the knife went through her hand. When she got to the Northern Nevada Medical Center emergency room and found out she would need surgery, she had a special request.
February 10, 2021
As a retired race car driver and mechanic,
January 12, 2021
Sandra Ritchey found Dr. Sean Fitzpatrick when a broken kneecap took her to Urgent Care in late September. And she’s grateful that she found her way to Great Basin Orthopaedics’ newest surgeon.