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Physical Therapy – Do I Have To?

A lot of referred physical therapy patients go simply because their doctor has told them that they need to go (which is great – we love it when patients follow instructions!). But, sometimes, patients feel as though they’re left in the… read more

What Is Internal Fixation?

Because of the various ways that bones break, sometimes something more than a cast or splint is required to ensure that the bone(s) heal properly. This is where internal fixation comes into play. Internal fixation is a surgical procedure that… read more

It’s Time for Back to School – In the Classroom AND On the Field! – Part 1

Even though it seems as though summer has just begun, the sad fact of the matter (for kids, anyway…maybe not so “sad” for their parents) is that those first days of school – and all the ones that follow –… read more

A Little Bit About Physical Therapy – Part 1

Here at Prairie Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery, we’re really not sure what we would do without our amazing team of very talented – and highly trained – physical therapists. But, for those who don’t know much about the profession or… read more