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Six common orthopaedic injuries in men
Doctor inspecting rotator cuff injury
Tibia fractures happen, but not as often as meniscal tears. It turns out, there are certain orthopaedic injuries that are simply more common in men than other injuries. The likely reason: a combination of their hobbies, their jobs, their mindset and the allure of Nevada’s great outdoors.
Don’t Ask the Internet, Ask Us: Here Are Common Orthopaedic Terms, Explained
common orthopaedic terms explained
We’ve all done it. You have an ache or a pain that just doesn’t seem to go away, so you consult the obvious choice: Dr. Google.
“This man literally put my right leg back together again”—Reno musician reflects on accident that almost killed him
Jammal Tarkington
Sports Medicine Q & A with Dr. Sean Fitzpatrick
Dr Fitzpatrick assessing shoulder injury
We sat down with Great Basin Orthopaedics newest surgeon, Dr. Sean Fitzpatrick, to learn more about his specialty area — sports medicine — and his approach to patient care.
Dr. Lilyquist Published in ASSH
Dr Michael Lilyquist confers with MA
An opinion piece by hand surgeon Dr. Michael Lilyquist was recently published on the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) website.
GBO Patient Diary: Appointment 9 - 7-week follow-up — Taking a big step forward
Teenager in a kayak
In our continuing series, we’re following a real GBO patient, Gio, from diagnosis all the way through treatment at Great Basin Orthopaedics.
GBO Patient Diary: Appointment 8 - Post-surgery — When does this get fun?
GBO Patient Diary
GBO Patient Diary: Appointment 7 - Surgery follow-up — what's this thing look like?
Teen getting the bandages off
GBO Patient Diary: Appointment 6 - Post-surgery — Now for the hard part
GBO Patient Diary
One month. Two surgeries.
One month. Two surgeries.
Early in 2020, Cindy O’Leary visited Great Basin Orthopaedics (GBO) to learn more about rotator cuff surgery, which she scheduled for later in the year. But then an accident landed her on the operating table much earlier than she’d anticipated. 
Hip replacement gives patient a whole new life
Caitlin on exercise bike
Caitlin O’Leary was born with hip dysplasia. This means that her hip socket didn’t fully cover the ball portion of her upper thighbone, a condition that allows the hip joint to become partially or completely dislocated.
GBO Patient Diary: Appointment 5 - Surgery day — Will we, or won’t we?
Gio has ankle surgery
In our continuing series, we’re following a real GBO patient, Gio, from diagnosis all the way through treatment at Great Basin Orthopaedics. Be sure to check back for updates as we follow the journey, which is documented by his mother, Paige. If you'd like to catch up: