Norman Regional Health System

Ortho Central Repeats as Highest Rated Overall Practice, Rater8 Awards

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Ortho Central is honored to have once again earned the Highest Rated Overall Practice award from Rater8. Award winners are selected based on feedback from patient satisfaction surveys, so we can honestly say that we couldn’t have won this award without the support of our amazing patients. It is because of them that we are inspired to continue our mission of providing the highest standard of orthopedic care.

Top Three Warning Signs of a Rotator Cuff Tear

Thursday, January 26, 2023

A common age-related injury is a rotator cuff tear. Rotator cuff tears are a prevalent condition in the United States, affecting almost two million people annually and causing them shoulder pain and/or disability. Joshua Wilson, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and shoulder specialist with Norman Regional’s Ortho Central clinic. As an expert on orthopedic repair of the shoulder, he shares with us the top three warning signs that you may have a rotator cuff tear.

Athletic Trainer Offers Perspective Following Damar Hamlin Collapse

Friday, January 6, 2023

Damar Hamlin's on-field collapse has many raising concerns about athlete safety. Ortho Central Sports Medicine Manager, Joe Waldron, explains how athletic trainers are committed and prepared at all times to protect the safety of athletes they care for.  

What Thunder Fans Need to Know About Lisfranc Injuries

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

OKC Thunder rookie, Chet Holmgren, recently suffered a Lisfranc injury. Brian Clowers, MD, breaks down what Thunder fans should know about the condition. 

Muscle Strains – Symptoms, Causes

Monday, August 15, 2022

Theodore Boehm, MD, a sports medicine physician with Norman Regional’s Ortho Central clinic, answers many of the common questions people have about muscle strains, muscle strain symptoms and strain injury treatment.

Rotator Cuff Tears: Symptoms, Repair, Treatment

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Rotator cuff tears are a common condition that affect roughly 3 million Americans every year. It’s important to be aware of the risks associated with rotator cuff tears. James Bond, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with Norman Regional’s Ortho Central clinic, answers many of the common questions people have about rotator cuffs, rotator cuff repair and rotator cuff repair recovery.

Joint Replacement Surgery Without the Hospital Stay

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Joint replacement surgery is now being offered on an outpatient basis. Qualified candidates can undergo their surgery and recover with family support in the comfort of thier own home. 

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition. Luckily, there are plenty of treatment options and ways to find relief. Dr. Zakary Knutson breaks down what you need to know about carpal tunnel syndrome in our latest blog. 

Patient Story: Sherry Eldridge

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

When Sherry Eldridge tripped over a dog gate and injured her shoulder, her friend referred her to Dr. Bond at Ortho Central.

Dr. Bond wins the Oklahoman’s Readers’ Choice Award

Thursday, October 29, 2020

The Readers’ Choice Award is a reflection of Bond’s skill as a surgeon, but also of his unique philosophy towards patient care. Congratulations, Dr. Bond on this esteemed honor!