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Aug 20, 2018
The feet and ankles are parts of the human body that are both complex and widely used. They can also experience their share of problems due to their heavy usage. However, those with foot and ankle disorders may have difficulty in deciding whether to seek treatment from a podiatrist or an orthopedist.
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Jul 13, 2018
You can experience an injury on the job, while playing sports or engaging in other strenuous activities. The issue could be a simple sprain or something worse. While a minor injury may heal in a few days, you should be on the lookout for signs that something more serious is happening. The following signs indicate that you should see an experienced orthopedic surgeon immediately.
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Jul 07, 2016

Dr. Wolf Protecting Our Nation's Veterans

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The Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center is mired in controversy over serious problems like bone-contiminated drill bits, broken surgical instruments and holes in sterile wrappers. Recent findings show that there were problems in one of every six operations there during 2015. Concerns about the safety of our veterans extends to orthopedic surgeon Dr. Wolf, who now works at West Idaho Orthopedics.
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Oct 26, 2015

FREE Bone Screening

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When:Tuesday October 27, 2015 6:00pmWhere:Valor Health Education Room 1024 Fernlee St.
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Jun 02, 2015
In recent years, due to changes and struggles within the American healthcare system, many physicians are joining large, hospital-owned medical groups. These corporate medical giants have hospitals, physicians of all varieties, surgeons, surgery rooms, therapists and more, to provide every aspect of healthcare to a large number of patients.
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Nov 03, 2014
What Orthopedic Issues Do Men Deal With? Arthritis and joint problems are common for both men and women. Millions of Americans have had knees or hips replaced.
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Jan 27, 2014

WIO Welcomes Bryce Wikfors, PA-C

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WIO Welcomes Bryce Wikfors, PA-C. Bryce is a graduate of Boise State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and a Minor in Psychology. Additionally, he attained his Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies from Idaho State University. Welcome Bryce!
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Jan 22, 2014

Dr. Nicola Certified to perform MAKOplasty

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West Idaho Orthopedics announces that Dr. George Nicola is now certified to perform MAKOplasty. MAKOplasty is the latest and most technologically advanced knee resurfacing procedure available. MAKOplasty is a robotic arm assisted partial knee resurfacing procedure designed to relieve the pain caused by joint degeneration due to osteoarthritis (OA).
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