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Arming herself with solutions
Arming herself with solutions
Holding babies and children is a critical part of Andrea Cordell’s job, so the chronic pain she experienced in her right shoulder for two years was a big problem.
Teamwork helps veteran heal without surgery
Joe Puertos and family
Joe Puertos was accustomed to a certain amount of pain and discomfort — he had spent 20 years in the military and ran and hiked regularly. So when pain in his right foot stopped him in his tracks, he knew he needed help.
A physical therapy team that cares
A physical therapy team that cares
Kate Dronen says the Great Basin Orthopaedics (GBO) physical therapy (PT) clinic is the best she’s ever experienced. And that’s saying something, as she has had many physical therapy appointments in her life.
Dr. Dooley talks about carpal tunnel syndrome
Dr. Dooley talks about carpal tunnel syndrome
Dr. Tim Dooley was recently interviewed on KTVN’s Ask the Doctor, where he spoke about the prevalence of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, which affects hundreds of thousands of Americans every year.
Are fall sports injuries synonymous with fall sports?
Baseball game injury
With the return to school comes the return to fall sports and, unfortunately, sport-related injury.
Tubing can be dangerous. Know these safe tubing tips before you go!
family tubing on river
When it’s hot outside, lazily floating down the cool Truckee River in a raft or tube seems like the perfect summer day.
Dr. Kieckbusch solved the mystery
solved the mystery
Margie McAvay has suffered from tr
Put one foot in front of the other
Put one foot in front of the other
Our recreational activities require more planning and vigilance now that we’re living in a COVID-19 world. Click here to learn more.
Medical Assistants bring passion, empathy and skill to the job
Medical Assistants
Whether they’ve been here for a year or 25, Medical Assistants (MA) are critical to Great Basin Orthopaedics’ (GBO) mission of providing personalized, skilled, thoughtful care to all of our patients.
Hip surgery gave him his life back
Hip surgery
Tom Polikalas’ son likes to joke that he is now “living tissue over a metal endoskeleton,” much like the Terminator.
Surgery allows her to better enjoy what Northern Nevada has to offer
Surgery allows her
A marketing manager for the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitor’s Authority (RSCVA), Debbi Engebritson is very active in the community. But her bad knee used to keep her from enjoying many of Northern Nevada’s great places and events.
Surgery is the beginning of your recovery
Surgery is the beginning of your recovery
Debbi Engebritson asked a lot of questions and followed directions closely when she had her left knee replaced by Dr. Thomas Fyda of Great Basin Orthopaedics at Northern Nevada Medical Center (NNMC) in November 2018.