Ankle fractures are one of the most common orthopedic injuries, especially among young males and older females. About 50% of ankle fractures require surgery to reposition the bones for healing. Traditionally, casts are used to prevent the ankle from moving and protect it while it heals. The lack of movement can lead to ankle pain, […]
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Are you one of the 16 million Americans with shoulder pain and function loss because of arthritis? Are you thinking about total shoulder replacement surgery, but fear it’s too costly or risky? A new study from Johns Hopkins University shows that not only is total shoulder replacement surgery (arthroplasty) less expensive, but it is also […]
Lower back injuries don’t just happen to the overweight and middle-aged. They’re the third most common type of injury suffered by young athletes, more common than even concussions, according to a new study. And over a third of them are serious enough to cause long-term problems. Overtraining appears to be the single biggest culprit behind […]
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The Columbia Orthopaedic Group is a group of specialized physicians and surgeons devoted to the diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system. For more than 40 years the Columbia Orthopaedic Group has delivered the finest in orthopaedic care to patients across Missouri and the Midwest.
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Columbia Orthopaedic Group
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Columbia, Missouri 65201-6626
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