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...
The most common joint injured is the middle joint of your finger. We’ve all had one, but when do you need to worry about it and see a doctor? Click here to read Dr. Rodgers’ recommendations.
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.
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.
What causes an ACL tear? And did you know they are more common in females than in males? Dr. Ian Lin discusses this topic in a recent article. Click here to read the entire piece.
The DMOS Surgeons were featured in DSM magazine last month. Click here to check out the article
What are the causes and treatment options of knee arthritis? Surprisingly, there are many options, as Dr. Vittetoe discusses in his recent article.
Winter can be a hard time of year on the body, especially the back. Dr. Hatfield discusses precautions to take to avoid back injuries.
Dr. Lynn Nelson discusses common injuries and the advancements in orthopedics with Des Moines Buccaneers hockey team.
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...