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09/24/2021

Dr. Emily Tan, fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity specialist, is joining the team at the Blue Water region’s most preferred orthopedic practice, Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron. Providing advanced bone, joint and muscle care for the hand and upper extremity, Dr. Tan will be available to see area residents starting the first week of October at 940 River Centre Drive. Patients in need of specialized hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder care are encouraged to call (810) 985-4900 to be seen...

05/25/2021

Surgeons from the region’s most preferred orthopedic practice — Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron — are offering outpatient joint replacement. Performed at the practice’s on-site Blue Water Surgery Center, the region’s most awarded surgery center, outpatient joint replacement allows patients who meet specific criteria to recover at home the same day as their procedure. Patients who would like to learn more or schedule an appointment at the practice’s office at 940 River Centre Drive in Port...

05/07/2021

After hearing a popping noise in her left knee during basketball practice, Memphis sophomore Leah Peters discovered she would require surgery for an entire ACL reconstruction. 

Peters missed over eight months while rehabilitating but has finally returned to doing what she loves! 

Check out the full article to read about Peters’ injury and long road to recovery with physical therapist Maureen Muzzarelli: 

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05/04/2021

If our practice has helped you get back to a life renewed, please vote for us as the 2021 Greater Blue Water Thumb Area Best of the Best in the following categories:

•    Orthopedic Group
•    Physical Therapist

Voting starts Monday, May 3, and lasts until Sunday, May 23.

Click Here to Vote

01/18/2021

Rajesh B. Makim, M.D., F.A.A.O.S., a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron, is offering XIAFLEX injections as a nonsurgical treatment option for patients with Dupuytren’s contracture. Patients who would like to learn more or schedule an appointment at the practice’s office at 940 River Centre Drive in Port Huron are encouraged to call (810) 985-4900.

Dupuytren’s contracture is a hand deformity that slowly progresses over time and affects the tissue within the...

12/01/2020

Dr. Jeffrey Morin, board-certified surgical podiatrist, has joined St. Clair County’s largest orthopedic practice, Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron. Serving Michigan patients’ foot and ankle needs for nearly 20 years, Dr. Morin is available to see area residents now at 940 River Centre Drive. Patients in need of specialized foot and ankle care are encouraged to call (810) 985-4900 to be seen safely by Dr. Morin. Telehealth appointments are also available.

As a board-certified...

10/19/2020

As COVID-19 has led to area residents spending more time at home, many have begun taking on do-it-yourself projects, which can come with their own set of risks, including bone, joint and muscle injuries. From crafty décor to home improvement jobs, board-certified sports medicine surgeon Rajesh B. Makim, M.D., F.A.A.O.S., at Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron offers expert safety guidelines for adults and families to follow while undertaking any project this fall. Patients in need of specialized bone, joint and muscle care are...

08/25/2020

For select candidates, local orthopedic surgeon Dr. Scott Heithoff, of Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron, now offers an advanced technique in the treatment of chronic hip pain — anterior hip replacement. Compared to traditional hip replacement, the anterior approach offers a less invasive, muscle-sparing procedure with less pain and faster recovery times. Patients seeking innovative, specialized care for chronic joint pain are encouraged to call (810) 985-4900 to schedule a safe appointment at the practice’s office, located at...

08/21/2020

Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron, the region’s most preferred orthopedic practice, is home to the most experienced spine team in the region. This team of recognized experts — Dr. Matthew Sciotti and Dr. E. Neil Pasia — provides residents of Port Huron and the surrounding area with access to specialized back, neck and spine care at the practice’s Spine Center, located at 940 River Centre Drive. Patients...

06/16/2020

The specialty-trained surgeons at Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron have resumed elective surgery, or scheduled nonemergency surgery, for their patients. Since the state’s stocks of health care resources, including personal protective equipment, ventilators, etc., are in sufficient supply, Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron will offer elective and emergency surgical treatment and in-office care while continuing to follow health authority safety guidelines and gubernatorial executive orders to protect their patients and staff. Patients in need of specialized bone,...

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