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OPA Patient Conquers Seattle’s Big Climb Less Than One Year After Hip Replacement
Dr Matsen Ko placed 13th woman in the “Big Climb” (Columbia Tower Climb, 69 stories, 1311 steps, 788 elevation) but her real highlight was seeing her patient after the climb.
Dr. Christopher Wahl: How Successful is ACL Reconstruction, Really?
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction…as good as it is, it is still not perfect. ACL reconstruction is one of the most successful procedures we have in orthopaedics, that is, depending
Dr. Kevin Ko: What You Need to Know About Rotator Cuff Tears
Many NFL fans may have recently seen that Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers is going to undergo surgery for a rotator cuff tear later this month. Rotator cuff tears
Dr. Sara Jurek: Bike Safety in Seattle
It’s biking season all year long in Seattle but with the warmer and drier weather upon us, more and more bikes are on the road. Both cyclists and motorists have
Dr. Laura Matsen Ko: Four Lifestyle Habits That Give You a Better Surgical Outcome
As a hip and knee specialist, my goal is to provide the safest and most effective surgical care for my patients with arthritis. While much of the outcome depends on