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First Osteointegrated Surgery Performed In California

Article Featured on Orthopedics This Week Daniel C. Allison, M.D., a board-certified orthopedic surgeon in Los Angeles, is preparing to perform the first bone anchored (osteointegrated) prosthesis surgery to be done in Southern California. The patient had previously had an above-the-knee-amputation.

Overuse Injuries

Every year, thousands of kids suffer injuries caused by intense sport specialization and overuse. As a tutor and a medical writer, I see how students are affected. Having suffered from overuse injuries when I was a youth athlete, I also know how they feel.

NEW PHYSICAL THERAPIST JOINING NEW MEXICO ORTHOPAEDICS

Melissa Gaethje, DPT, PT, will be joining the New Mexico Orthopaedics physical therapy team on Monday, November 4th, 2013. Melissa will be treating patients at our downtown therapy clinic, located on Lead avenue, about a block due south of the Presbyterian Hospital. Melissa is currently contracted to treate Medicare, Medicaid, and workers’ compensation patients. She […]

NMO CELEBRATES MEDICAL ASSISTANTS RECOGNITION WEEK

This week is National Medical Assistants Recognition Week, and New Mexico Orthopaedics would like to take a moment to thank all medical assistants across the country, but most especially, we’d like to thank our hard-working medical assistant staff for all that they do for us! Thank you MA’s everywhere. What you do is difficult and […]

NATIONAL RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY WEEK

New Mexico Orthopaedics would like to recognize National Radiologic Technology Week this week by thanking all the hard-working ‘rad techs’ out there in the medical industry. We would especially like to thank our hard-working group of techs here at NMO! Thank you, Thank you!