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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.