Educational

  • Athletic Training Residency Program

    Athletic Training Residency Program

    As of December 19, 2019, Orthopedic + Fracture Specialists will begin accepting applications for a position in the 12-month Athletic Training Residency Program. Located in Portland, Oregon, Orthopedic + Fracture Specialists created the program to advance the knowledge of musculoskeletal clinical evaluation and diagnosis of certified athletic trainers.

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  • Lower Extremity Arthritis – October 30th

    Lower Extremity Arthritis – October 30th

    Are your hips, knees, or ankles having trouble keeping up with the rest of you? When you’re living with joint pain, you’re not making the most of life. Put Your Life in Motion with with help of Orthopedic + Fracture

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  • 5 Tips to Prevent Sports Injuries

    5 Tips to Prevent Sports Injuries

    All sports have a risk of injury. However, here are some important injury prevention tips that can help promote a safe, optimal, sports experience for you and your athletes. 1. Get a Pre-Season Physical A pre-season physical is a

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  • H2O 101: Stay Hydrated!

    H2O 101: Stay Hydrated!

    Beat the Heat Hydration is important any time of the year,but now that summer is here, this is the perfect time to remind you how to properly hydrate your body to make sure you don’t compromise your health! Why Water?

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  • BEWARE: Medicare & Social Security Scams

    BEWARE: Medicare & Social Security Scams

    Scammer Alert! Senior citizens across the country are falling victim to a new scam: fraudulent operators who pretend to be calling about Medicare, Social Security, or supplemental insurance, but whose intent is to trick individuals into disclosing their private financial

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  • “There’s No Place Like Home…”

    “There’s No Place Like Home…”

    Alec E. Denes, Jr., MD Formal rehabilitation programs, including inpatient programs at skilled nursing facilities, are commonly utilized by patients following total joint replacement surgeries. These programs, however, add tremendous additional cost, and recently, the benefits of such programs have

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  • Improving the Field of Orthopedics

    Improving the Field of Orthopedics

    Aside from his clinical practice, Dr. Alex DeHaan has been putting forth time and effort to improve the field of orthopedic surgery in attempts to make surgery better and safer for patients throughout the country. He has been a

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  • The Great Oregon ShakeOut

    The Great Oregon ShakeOut

    ShakeOut, Don't Freak Out! At 10:20 a.m. on October 20, 2016, thousands of Oregonians will “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” in The Great Oregon ShakeOut, the state’s largest earthquake drill ever! All businesses are encouraged to participate in the drill

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  • Patient Story: Knee Replacement Times Two

    Patient Story: Knee Replacement Times Two

    by Skip Sheridan (as told to C.W. Clark) A winter weekend in January of 1967, my girlfriend, Jana, and I decided to go tobogganing at the ski resort at Soda Springs, California. As we raced down a slope blanketed with

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  • Common Hip Injuries in Kids

    Common Hip Injuries in Kids

    Common Hip Injuries in Kids By Kevin Shea, MD Pediatric athletes are subject to several different acute hip injuries. These injuries include problems around the growth plate and around the femur and pelvis. In some cases, acute symptoms can develop

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