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The 2014 Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run was a huge success!
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The 2014 Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run was a huge success!

Thank you to ALL who came out for the 2014 Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run on Saturday, December 13th. With 50 degree weather and tons of great walkers and runners, we couldn’t have asked for a better day. The event helped to raise over $25,000 for the Arthritis Foundation’s valuable research and programs. DMOS is...

December 17, 2014September 15, 2017by
Join us for the Jingle Bell Run, benefiting the Arthritis Foundation
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Join us for the Jingle Bell Run, benefiting the Arthritis Foundation

DMOS surgeons treat thousands of individuals each year who are affected by arthritis. The affects on the body can be debilitating, not to mention to mental anguish this terrible disease can cause. We are committed to helping find a cure for arthritis, through research and development. That’s why DMOS has teamed up again with the...

November 10, 2014September 15, 2017by
DMOS featured on Iowa Healthiest State
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DMOS featured on Iowa Healthiest State

Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons has made a commitment to getting patients back to their healthy lifestyles as quickly as possible, with the best orthopaedic care possible. It was this promise to patients that got the physicians and administration team at DMOS thinking: If we make this promise to our patients, shouldn’t we make a wellness...

October 3, 2014September 15, 2017by
Why is the ACL so important? Dr. Jason Sullivan explains.
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Why is the ACL so important? Dr. Jason Sullivan explains.

The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is located on the inside of the knee joint originating from the femur and attaching on the tibia. It helps to provide stability and rotational control of your knee. It also secondarily protects your meniscus and articular cartilage inside your knee from seeing increased stresses that could cause damage. To...

October 1, 2014September 15, 2017by
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DMOS named by Des Moines Regiester as one of Iowa’s 2014 Top 100 Workplaces

Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons is honored to be named one of Iowa’s 2014 Top 100 Workplaces by the Des Moines Register. Surgeon and Board President, Dr. Nick Honkamp, discusses DMOS’ mission to provide the best orthopaedic care to our patients. Dr. Patricia Kallemeier and Jean Ann Lamotta also share their thoughts on working at DMOS....

September 22, 2014September 15, 2017by
What can I do for shoulder arthritis? Dr. Schulte tackles the topic
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What can I do for shoulder arthritis? Dr. Schulte tackles the topic

Arthritis is the wearing away of the smooth cartilage surface covering the end of bones. In the shoulder, the ball and socket joint becomes rough and irregularly shaped, resulting in pain and limited motion. This may be caused by trauma, inflammation or with no known cause. Arthritis most commonly occurs after the age of 50,...

What is impingement syndrome? Dr. Jeffrey Davick explains.
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What is impingement syndrome? Dr. Jeffrey Davick explains.

Impingement syndrome is a condition where the rotator cuff and the surrounding bursa pinch and become inflamed in the shoulder. Overhead and rotational activities are usually the cause as they force the rotator cuff tendons to rub against the upper bone in the shoulder (the acromion). Repetitive pinching of the rotator cuff and bursa causes...

What is hip arthritis? Dr. Weresh explains!
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What is hip arthritis? Dr. Weresh explains!

Hip arthritis is a painful condition that millions of people are affected by each year. Luckily, we have Dr. Weresh to explain what it is and some options if this is a condition that you suffer from. Click here to read the full article.

Dr. Young discusses handling yard machinery safely
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Dr. Young discusses handling yard machinery safely

We’ve all been there – something is just out of reach and it’s clogging your snowblower, lawnmower, string trimmer. What’s your instinct? If it’s to reach in and remove it, STOP! Dr. Melissa Young gives advice on how to handle yard machinery safely and effectively. Click here to read her tips.

Unity Point Methodist Hospital named as Top 100 orthopaedic program
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Unity Point Methodist Hospital named as Top 100 orthopaedic program

DMOS surgeons are proud to operate at Methodist Hospital, which was recently named as a Beckers Top 100 orthopaedic hospital. The release stated, “The hospitals included on this list have orthopaedic surgery departments, programs or dedicated centers that have earned considerable recognition. Exceptional orthopaedic departments often include physicians who provide outstanding patient care, advance cutting-edge...

February 20, 2014September 15, 2017by
Dr. Barron Bremner gives advice on separated shoulders
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Dr. Barron Bremner gives advice on separated shoulders

Acromioclavicular sprains (AC sprains) occur frequently in high-energy contact sports. The mechanism of injury is usually a direct blow to the side of the shoulder. The patient feels pain at the end of the collar bone. Dr. Bremner addresses this topic and some treatment options in a recent article with West Des Moines Living Magazine....

January 20, 2014September 15, 2017by
Dr. Patricia Kallemeier discusses Dupuytren’s Disease and some treatment options
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Dr. Patricia Kallemeier discusses Dupuytren’s Disease and some treatment options

In these cold weather months, one common complaint hand surgeons hear is, “I can’t warm up my hands. It’s too cold!” Is it the weather, or is it a condition called Duputren’s Disease? Hand Surgeon Dr. Patrician Kallemeier discusses this condition and treatment options. Click here to learn more on Dupuytren’s Disease.

January 8, 2014September 15, 2017by
Dr. Honkamp gives information on arthritis
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Dr. Honkamp gives information on arthritis

Patients frequently ask me “What exactly is arthritis?” In a nutshell, arthritis is wearing away of the cartilage, which is the protective coating on the ends of bones. Click here to read the full article.

January 4, 2014September 15, 2017by