Norman Regional Health System

Elevating Knee Replacement Surgeries with the ROSA® Knee System

Thursday, September 14, 2023

Discover the future of knee replacement at Ortho Central! With the revolutionary ROSA® Knee System and the expertise of Richard Kirkpatrick, MD, patients are ensured top-notch care and a quicker return to an active lifestyle.

Joint Replacement Surgery: The Robotic & Outpatient Advantage

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Dive into Ortho Central's revolutionary approach to joint replacement – combining the precision of Mako SmartRobotics™ with outpatient care. From faster recoveries to personal surgical blueprints, discover why many are opting for this transformative procedure.

6 Exercises For Knee Replacement Recovery

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Any time a patient undergoes a major medical procedure, a factor of major importance is always how long the recovery will take. One of the keys to speeding up this process, is having a solid plan for your postoperative rehabilitation. That’s why David Haynes, MS, PT, SCS, OCS, ATC, Cert. MDT, and Jeremiah Maupin, MD, weigh in on some of the exercises patients can do to get their knee back to 100% after a total knee replacement.

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 their own home.