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COMPREHENSIVE ORTHOPEDIC CARE IN THE QUAD CITIES

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Back Pain Relief, Total Joint Replacement & Minimally Invasive Surgery

Welcome to ORA Orthopedics – the largest and most comprehensive orthopedic and sports medicine practice in the Quad Cities. In the decades since our founding in 1963, thousands of individuals have placed their orthopedic care in our hands. We are proud to provide patient-centered treatment for a full spectrum of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, including osteoarthritis, herniated discs, spinal stenosis, knee injuries, ligament tears, and sports injuries.  With multiple locations and convenient hours, we make it simple for adults and children in Bettendorf, IA, Moline, IL, Davenport, IA, and elsewhere throughout the Quad City area to receive the specialized care they require.

Whether you are a professional athlete recovering from an injury or a grandparent hoping to remain active despite arthritis, rest assured ORA Orthopedics will fully address your condition and help return you to the activities you enjoy the most. Our team also includes doctors who are trained to treat our youngest patients. ORA’s pediatric orthopedic doctors treat growth plate injuries, spine deformities, and clubfeet.

At ORA Orthopedics, we are focused on you. As our patient, you will receive one-on-one attention throughout every step of your care. We believe patient education and open communication is vitally important to achieving the best possible outcomes and quality of life for our patients.

Treatment for Osteoarthritis, Degenerative Disc Disease,
Scoliosis, Ligament Injuries, and Rotator Cuff Tears, all provided
by Compassionate Orthopedic Specialists in the Quad Cities

ORA Orthopedics takes a conservative approach to treatment that focuses on avoiding surgical intervention whenever possible. We offer non-surgical treatment options, such as joint injections that reduce inflammation and block the transmission of pain signals, medications that provide everyday pain relief, and physical therapy.

In the event that surgery is necessary to achieve a full recovery, ORA’s orthopedic surgeons perform a wide variety of procedures at our state-of-the-art facilities. From minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures to total joint replacement, we offer the latest advances in surgical care.

Contact ORA Orthopedics today to schedule a consultation. We are in-network with most major insurance plans.

 

 
 

Success Stories

Quad City Taekwondo Master Back after 2 New Hips
In the Quad Cities martial arts community, Duane Spellious, Moline, IL, stands strong among the best. The 7th degree Master has 35 years of training under his black belt.

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QC Team Docs on Sports-Related Concussions
Twelve ORA docs help keep Quad City athletes safe on field and court ... and concussions are at the top of their list of concerns. Learn more!

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Foot and Ankle Forecast: Sunny with a Great Chance for Recovery
Following a basketball injury, James Zahara sought advice for his swollen ankle from Quad City Sports Medicine surgeon, Dr. Shawn Wynn. Dr. Wynn had a hunch it was more than a simple sprain.

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Retired Moline Athlete, Coach Promotes Lifelong Fitness
78-year-old keeps fit by playing golf at Oakwood Country Club. His motto? "Use it or lose it!"

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Bettendorf Mom Back on Feet Thanks to Back Surgery
A herniated lumbar disk sent Hillary Karben to the ER twice before she consulted with ORA Orthopedics’ spine surgeon, Dr. Myles Luszczyk ... and found relief.

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Fixing the Unfixable: Bettendorf Crossfitter Strong after Shoulder, Biceps Surgery
Expert emergency surgery saved Olivia Schmidt's shoulder following injuries that looked like "a bomb had gone off in it."

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Successful Knee Replacement for 80-year-old Weight Loss Champ
Davenport's Don France can walk again after 100-lb. weight loss and 2 total knee replacements ... and can even shovel snow!

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Assumption’s Belle of Basketball in Action after Torn ACL
Thanks to successful knee surgery, one Lady Knight is back in the game after a devastating injury. Learn more!

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Waltzing Through Life: 79-Year-Old Milan Woman Dances Again
Once suffering from debilitating knee and back pain, "miracle" surgeries let Kathleen Wheeler jitterbug out on the dance floor again. Learn more!

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The Show Goes On! QC Actor and Musician on Stage Following Back Surgery
As the Quad City holiday season gears up for a lively selection of concerts and musicals, one local actor and musician says he’s grateful to be back on stage after suffering debilitating back pain!

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Age and Creativity Know No Bounds: QC Artist Overcomes Arthritis to Create Again
QC artist Ralph Iaccarino says "Pain detracts from your ability to concentrate." He should know. Read his story.

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Prevent Fall Sports Injuries in Young QC Athletes
Sports fun, careers and college dreams can be derailed by premature sports-related injuries. How can you know the difference between muscle soreness and injury? ORA surgeons provide some helpful advice.

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In Sync: Moline Brothers and Musicians Cope with Casts, Concerts and Chaos
A house with two teen-aged musicians is busy enough. But when two brothers are wearing casts at the same time (one for an injured wrist and the other, a broken arm) then you experience what Moline mother, Michele Sapp, calls “comedy and controlled chaos.”

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QC Professor’s New Knees to Take a 500-Mile Spin on RAGBRAI 2015
St. Ambrose University Journalism professor and former WQAD-TV reporter Alan Sivell, 64, is putting his two new knees through the paces — fulfilling a goal to ride across Iowa in RAGBRAI, July 19-25. Alan is kicking into high gear, cycling about 100 miles a week to train for the 2015 event that begins with a back tire dip in the Missouri River and ends when riders dip their front tire in the Mississippi River at Davenport. “My new ‘bionic’ knees are just a beautiful thing,” says Alan. “When I think about the pain before knee replacement surgery, I am so grateful now that I got both knees replaced.”

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How a West High School Softball Superstar got Back on the Field
Baseball and softball are in full swing right now, with kids filling the diamonds all over the Quad Cities. It’s great fun, for sure! But it carries some risk, especially when the kids over train and end up injured and on the bench.

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Back in the Saddle After Two New Knees
When it comes to putting on the miles, fewer do more than avid cyclist, Tom Hannah, 64, Davenport. His goal this summer, a good 75 miles a week or about 300 miles a month, biking along the scenic trails and byways of eastern Iowa and western Illinois. Thanks to two total knee replacements, he’s back in the saddle with no more pain, swelling, or limping.

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Retiree Gets “Back To Work” After Total Shoulder Replacement
“I’m a hands-on kind of guy,” declares 60 year-old Daniel Allison, Eldridge, IA, who vowed that excruciating shoulder pain would not rule his life or keep him from fixing things, renovating houses, or working with his hands in general.

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On a Mission to Move: Total Joint and Spine Patient is Fit and Fabulous at 70
Whoever said retirement means slowing down hasn’t met 70-year old Helen Akers of Geneseo. “If I’m not working out at the gym, then I’m on the move, driving to one sporting event after another to cheer on my 10 grandchildren,” she says. “I just love going to their games, so we put a lot of miles in and around the Quad Cities.”

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Weightlifting Principal Powers Through All Obstacles
“I like having a goal to achieve, no matter what the obstacles,” declares Charlie Driscoll, 54, Associate Principal at Davenport Central High School. Driscoll, a powerlifter who deadlifted 854 pounds at age 25 and became a world champion at age 50 deadlifting 766 pounds, is certainly no stranger to adversity.

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Rocky Soccer Player Kickin’ It After Scoliosis Surgery
Fifteen-year old Morgan Martin, a Rock Island High School sophomore, is looking forward for the chance to play on the Rocks’ JV soccer team this spring. She is gaining strength and standing strong after nearly 5 years of treatment for a deformed spine.

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He’s Got Game: LeClaire Man Back in Action after Rotator Cuff Surgery
Bowling has been a part of Dennis Whitlock’s life for more than 40 years and an injured shoulder was not going to keep him out of the league. “I’ve bowled since I was about 17,” says Dennis, now 57. “I’m not going to stop now.”

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Joint Replacement Leads to Quad Citian’s Weight Loss
Losing 100 pounds is a resolution Vicki Nelson, 59, Davenport, vowed to keep after two hip replacement surgeries relieved the arthritic pain and got her moving again.

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Minimally Invasive Back Surgery Keeps a QC Warrior on Active Duty
Five military combat tours to Iraq and Afghanistan have yet to keep Quad City serviceman, Andrew Gregory, 31, Davenport, from staying strong, thanks in part to two spine surgeries at ORA Orthopedics. “I have made the military my career and a couple of herniated discs were not going to keep me from serving my country,” vows Andrew.

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Total Hip Surgery Keeps QC Hunter and Lab Spending Time Together
Late fall into early winter, you’ll likely find Rock Island resident, Tim Reagan, 72, in the local woods hunting with his pal, Hank. Whether it’s ducks, pheasants or a friendly game of fetch, Tim prefers enjoying the outdoors with Hank, his purebred Yellow Labrador Retriever, rather than missing the hunting season in sedentary retirement and hip pain.

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Young QC soccer player makes strong comeback
Night or day and no matter what the season, chances are you’ll find UT soccer player, Gabrielle Pauwels, 15, Silvis, IL, on the pitch, playing her favorite sport.

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Fit after 50: Bettendorf Marathoner Inspires Boomers to Stay Strong
It’s a race against the clock. Quad Citians over 50 are finding that mid-life is the perfect opportunity to regain their fitness — no matter how you reach the starting line. Just ask marathoner Lori French, 53, Bettendorf, whose arthritic knee pain hasn’t slowed her down, even after 30 marathons.

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Kickin’ It
High achievement is the only way 17-year old Travis Krayenhagen holds himself accountable — whether it’s maintaining an A-average off the field or kicking for the Assumption Knights football team. “I love school and football, and doing my best is the only way I know how to perform,” says Travis.

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Davenport Artist Back at the Easel After Successful Hand Surgery
After teaching for 33 years, Anne Jochum, 64, Bettendorf, has found that in her retirement she can still learn new things, find beauty in the world around her, and express that wonder through her art.

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Dateline South Pole: Total Joint Replacement Patient Kayaks Antarctica
When Lynn Bohlmann, 60, began dreading the pain of getting in and out of her kayak, she knew the time had come to make a decision. “My knee pain was getting in the way of what I wanted to do,” the 60-year-old Davenport woman says. “I asked myself, What do I want to do with the rest of my life? Keep this pain or do something about it?”

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Her Days Measured in Smiles, Not Pain
Is it possible to feel stronger at age 73 than 43? It is if you’re Ruth Rancod. Her days are now measured in the smiles she receives from her great-grandson, Ryder, not the pain that once forced her to crawl to the bathroom in agony.

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