Orthopedic Institute Blog

Prize Package: Golf Medicine Experience ($350 Value)

Posted on May 18, 2017

You love golf. Or maybe you are intrigued by golf. But did you know that there are methods, tools and techniques that can make it even more valuable for your health and wellness than you expected? Orthopedic Institute (OI) is here to guide you through the world of golf medicine.

And we're doing...

5 Everyday Tips for Fighting Off Knee Pain

Posted on May 09, 2017

We all experience aches and pains now and again. But it's about how we treat these pains and respond to them that helps us to truly prevent future ongoing conditions. Knee pain is a particularly common one—but what can you do to fight off this common ache?

Here are just a few examples of how to...

When to See a Doctor for Your Shoulder Injury

Posted on May 04, 2017

Whether you're an avid athlete or do a lot of heavy lifting, shoulder pain isn't always such an uncommon symptom for many of us. (And since each and every one of us is aging, it becomes increasingly more likely as we get older.) But when does pain merit a visit to an orthopedic physician?

Here...

Upcoming Event: Shriners Hospitals Complimentary Screening Clinic for Children

Posted on May 03, 2017

Has your child ever shown possible signs of an orthopedic condition? You can get your questions answered when you bring your child to the complimentary screening clinic at Orthopedic Institute (OI) in Sioux Falls which is sponsored by Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Read on to find out more...

10 Questions with Dr. K.C. Chang

Posted on April 27, 2017

We're diving into getting to know the team at Orthopedic Institute (OI), introducing you to some of our illustrious team members.

Today’s featured team member is Dr. K.C. Chang, one of our physicians. Dr. Chang graduated from Florida State University before attending medical school at University...

Benefits of Radiofrequency Ablation for Your Back and Neck Arthritis

Posted on April 13, 2017

Arthritis pain can keep you from enjoying hobbies you love or getting the rest you need. If you’re not interested or able to pursue advanced surgical options, there are alternatives. One such alternative is a radiofrequency ablation (RFA) also known as a "rhizotomy."

Read on to learn more about...

8 Joint-Friendly Foods to Strengthen Your Mobility

Posted on April 04, 2017

On the hunt for ways to eat healthier and keep your joints operating in tip-top shape? There are plenty of delicious and versatile foods to add a joint-healthy spin to your daily diet. We’ve compiled some awesome options for you—take a look.

Kid-Friendly Fitness Activities to Keep Your Family in Motion

Posted on March 23, 2017

If you struggle to get the motivation to exercise, it can be hard to also convince the rest of your family to be physically fit. To help you out, we have a few ideas about activities that your youngsters can engage in while also adding some exercise and outdoor time into your daily life. 

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Free Guide: Home Remedies for Back & Neck Pain

Posted on March 16, 2017

We've all had that moment first thing in morning where neck or back pain (or a combination of the two) are making us feel like we'll be down for the count that day. The truth is, it's hard to remedy consistent back and neck pain without guidance from a professional who can tell you what to do...

How to Tell When Your Child Needs an Orthopedic Visit

Posted on March 09, 2017

Bumps and scrapes - every kid experiences them thanks to their penchant for physical activity in the outdoors. But when does a bump or a scrape turn into something worth visiting the orthopedist for? Not all symptoms are equally serious, so when should you take your child in to be examined?