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September 17, 2019
With the return to school comes the return to fall sports and, unfortunately, sport-related injury.
August 30, 2019
When it’s hot outside, lazily floating down the cool Truckee River in a raft or tube seems like the perfect summer day. While it can be great fun, river floating can also result in serious injury — or worse — if you don’t take some commonsense precautions.
July 13, 2019
July 9, 2019
Walking is considered one of the easiest forms of exercise, mostly because all you need is time and a comfortable pair of shoes. And walking just a half an hour a day can help you in practically all areas of your life, including those listed below.
July 3, 2019
Whether they’ve been here for a year or 25, Medical Assistants (MA) are critical to Great Basin Orthopaedics’ (GBO) mission of providing personalized, skilled, thoughtful care to all of our patients.
June 30, 2019
Tom Polikalas’ son likes to joke that he is now “living tissue over a metal endoskeleton,” much like the Terminator.
June 12, 2019
A marketing manager for the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitor’s Authority (RSCVA), Debbi Engebritson is very active in the community. But her bad knee used to keep her from enjoying many of Northern Nevada’s great places and events.
May 16, 2019
Debbi Engebritson asked a lot of questions and followed directions closely when she had her left knee replaced by Dr.
April 22, 2019
Teresa Cartmill hurt her tendon in November 2017, but she was managing it okay until she got sideswiped by a dog in September of 2018. She knew she needed help, but she wasn’t sure what kind, so she reached out to GBO’s Dr. Richard Mullins as she had prior experience with him.
April 22, 2019
An occupational therapist specializing in hand therapy, Cindy Hartman, describes common hand injuries and preventive treatment options.  The eyes may be the windows to the soul, but it has also been said that the hands are the instruments of our intelligence.