Author Archives: poadmin

After the Surgery – What Now? (Part 3)

Welcome back to the final piece of our three-part series on what to expect following your surgery. In the past few weeks, we’ve looked at a few things to make sure to ask your care providers prior to your discharge,… read more

After the Surgery – What Now? (Part 2)

Welcome back to our blog series on post-surgical care and recovery! In our last blog, we took a bit of time to review a few things to keep in mind and think about before your discharge. Remembering to discuss any… read more

After the Surgery – What Now? (Part 1)

Welcome to our “After the Surgery” blog series! When it comes time for surgery – regardless of what type it may be – patients, along with their family and/or other caregivers, have a lot of information to take in and… read more

Running Done Right – Part 2

Welcome back! In part 1 of our blog series we looked at how stride frequency and stride length come into play in regards to Running Done Right. Today we’ll explore two more common running issues – heel striking and how… read more

Running Done Right – Part 1

Here at Prairie Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery, we’re a pretty active bunch. We’ve got runners and cyclists in our midst, as well as hikers, walkers, swimmers, golfers…you get the picture, right? But, we’re also doctors and nurses and physical therapists… read more

Signs of Healthy Skin

Small children have some pretty amazing skin, do they not? It’s soft and smooth and their complexion is always a beautiful, even color. They seriously don’t have a clue as to how good they’ve got it, do they?!? As we… read more

Overuse Injuries – Part 3

Thanks for joining us for our third and final installment to our blog series on overuse injuries. Over the course of the past few weeks we’ve looked at some of the most common overuse injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hip… read more

Overuse Injuries – Part 2

Welcome back to our series on overuse injuries! In our last blog we covered overuse injuries of the upper extremity (specifically of the shoulder and elbow) and, today, we’re going to look at some of the most common overuse injuries… read more

Don’t Let Frown Lines Get You Down!

Frown lines. Furrow lines. The elevens. Regardless of what you opt to call those pesky lines and grooves that appear between your eyebrows, if you’ve got them you probably loathe them. Why? Because they can make you look weary. Or angry. Or… read more

Overuse Injuries – Part 1

Welcome to spring, everyone! With the snow and ice officially behind us, EVERYONE seems to be getting out and getting active…and we LOVE it!!! Running, swimming, biking, hiking, soccer, baseball, soccer, softball…the list goes on and on. With all of… read more