Galena High School student Kiley Cryer had a piece of cartilage forming over the natural gap in her foot. As it was starting to calcify, surgery was necessary for her to maintain her range of motion and avoid a bone fusion.
Cheering for continuity of care
Fun fur miles— A guide to running with your pooch
Our recreational activities require more planning and vigilance now that we’re living in a COVID-19 world. Click here to learn more.
The people behind the scenes
You talk to them when you call, you see them when you check in and when you leave. They schedule your appointments and handle your referrals. The GBO office staff are such an integral part of Great Basin Orthopaedics (GBO), we thought it was high time to shine a spotlight on them.
Show of hands
We use our hands and wrists for so many things it can be easy to take them for granted. Until, of course, something goes wrong. That’s when we realize how very indispensable they are to our daily lives.
Avoiding injury in the office
When we think of workplace injuries, most of us probably picture a construction site rather than an office. But OSHA reports that musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) account for more than $15 billion in workers’ compensation costs every year.
Dry Needling 101 — understanding this powerful therapy tool
The surgeon other doctors recommend
By Sarah Brown
Winter fitness: go in, go out, but go!
In part I of this series, we discussed the importance of maintaining fitness throughout the winter months.
Don’t wait until spring to find your fitness
Winter can really put a damper on your fitness. Cold, wet weather can pose significant challenges for fair-weather athletes. And who doesn’t want to stay curled up under blankets on a gloomy day?
Let it snow (but take precautions!)
Oh the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful, And since we've no place to go, Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
The opioid threat
You’ve no doubt heard of the opioid epidemic raging across the United States. But did you know that Nevada has been particularly hard hit with an average rate of 87.5 prescriptions per 100 residents, compared to 66 at the national level?
Don’t press your luck, use common sense with ladders
Superstitions often have rational roots. While some superstitions just seem silly — like Friday the 13th being unlucky or a bird pooping on you being lucky — the one about walking under a ladder being unlucky makes sense.