The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery takes pride in providing expert Orthopaedic care and medical treatments to all patients. Read below to learn about how our Orthopaedic physicians utilize top of the line medical treatments to address their patients needs.
Siblings Rainen and Myla Valeriano, both diagnosed with a rare bone disorder
Rainen and Myla Valeriano are two youngsters are healthy and thriving despite being diagnosed with osteogenesis imperfecta, a rare genetic bone disorder that can lead to frequent fractures.
Surfing with my surgeon
When Robert Lombard learned he needed two knee replacements, he was determined to find a surgeon who understood that his top priority was to be able to return to the sport that fulfilled him body and soul – surfing.
Teamwork in Medicine: Mykaela's Story
Mykaela has spastic diplegia, which as a form of cerebral palsy, a neurological condition that usually appears in infancy or early childhood and permanently affects muscle control and coordination (National Institute of Health, 2021). Mykaela was experiencing worsening contractures which had begun to affect her gait and ultimately her quality of life. Without surgery, the natural history is that of decline and reliance on a wheelchair for mobility.