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When to Consider Knee Replacement

When to Consider Knee Replacement

Knee replacement is one of the most commonly performed orthopedic procedures. It’s estimated that about one million knee replacement surgeries are performed annually in the United States. But how do you come to the decision to get knee replacement surgery?  Many...

Wrist breaks and fractures from falling on the ice.

Wrist breaks and fractures from falling on the ice.

We have all experienced the sensation at some point – that unsteady feeling of losing our balance on a patch of ice. Our immediate reaction is to break the fall with our hands. While this response is the body’s natural way to prevent injuries to our head and other...

Dr. Ronald Schwab Retirement

Today we celebrated the retirement of Dr. Ronald Schwab and his longtime primary nurse, Lou Shields, LPN. Dr. Schwab had been in the practice of orthopaedic surgery since 1979, joining Nebraska Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine in April 2003. Born and raised in Lincoln,...

Dr. Gallentine Featured in CHI Orthopedic Magazine

Dr. James Gallentine was recently interviewed for CHI's Orthopedics-focused consumer magazine regarding hip replacement surgery.  In the article, Dr. Gallentine discusses how hip replacement surgery has advanced to minimize patient downtime and improve the recovery...

This January, Dr. Gallentine was featured in the CHI Health Orthopedics Consumer Magazine.  In the article, Dr. Gallentine discusses hip replacements and how recent medical approaches have done a lot to minimize patient downtime and improve the recovery process.  We...