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Don’t allow chronic pain to take the joy out of your holidays and stop you from enjoying favorite traditions. Trying to ignore the pain limits your life and can lead to other health issues down the road — but you can take action now. 

Find out what causes the pain and what you can do about it at our free seminar. You’ll learn more about total joint replacement,  minimally invasive procedures and options in between.

Wednesday, November 8 at 5:30 p.m.
McLaren Port Huron Jefferson Building
1230 Washington St., Port Huron



Directed by the region’s only fellowship-trained foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon, Dr. William Braaksma, this year’s 10k, 5k, and 1-mile Fun Run/Walk event includes a charity shoe drive. Bring one lightly worn pair of shoes to donate and enter into a raffle for a small gift.

Shoe donations will be accepted during pre-race packet pickup on Friday, August 11, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., at Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron. On Saturday, August 12, the 1-mile race will begin at 7:30 a.m., followed by the 5k and 10k races at 8:00 a.m. To register for the Fun Run, visit...


The Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron 10th Annual Fun Run medical director Dr. William Braaksma, the region’s only foot and ankle surgeon, joined Paul Miller on the WPHM Morning Show to go over the details of the Fun Run and discuss what makes this year’s event different. 

The 1-mile fun run, 5k, and 10k held at 940 River Centre Drive will be preceded by a charity shoe drive as part of Orthopedic Associates’ social impact project partnering with Kids in Distress Services, Inc., or K.I.D.S.



The specialty-trained doctors and surgeons of Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron are serving as the Official Team Doctors of the Port Huron Prowlers for the 2016 – 2017 season.

As official team physicians, the experts at Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron will provide athletic injury prevention, recognition, evaluation and treatment for Prowler athletes.

“At Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron, we provide sports medicine coverage for a number of athletic teams, and now, we are thrilled to have the privilege of caring for the...


Dr. Todd Murphy gives an overview of the anatomy of the shoulder and the common causes of shoulder pain for McLaren Port Huron Today's Health. Dr. Murphy highlights shoulder arthritis in this video and discusses symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for shoulder arthritis, including surgical options and postsurgical expectations.


In the second part of his shoulder pain discussion on McLaren Port Huron Today's Health, Dr. Todd Murphy goes over common shoulder injuries, including the types and causes of rotator cuff tears. Dr. Murphy further explains rotator cuff tear diagnosis and treatment options, including rotator cuff repair surgery, reverse shoulder replacement, and what to expect after surgery...


In this video for McLaren Port Huron Today's Health, Dr. Todd Murphy continues his discussion of shoulder injuries with shoulder separation and other sports injuries to the shoulder’s acromioclavicular joint, or AC joint. Dr. Murphy describes the typical causes of these injuries and the treatment options available.


Dr. Todd Murphy discusses shoulder dislocations in this video as part of his overview of sports-related shoulder injuries on McLaren Port Huron Today's Health. Dr. Murphy explains the causes of shoulder dislocation, its associated symptoms, and how it is typically treated, concluding with an overview of labral repair surgery.


Have you been experiencing knee or hip pain?

Join Dr. Makim for a free seminar as he discusses 'Common Causes of Knee/Hip Pain and Treatment Options'.

Dr. Makim received his medical education from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. His...


Registration is now open for Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron’s 9th Annual Fun Run on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. The community fitness event offers a 1-mile run starting at 7:30 a.m. and a 10K and 5K walk-or-run starting at 8 a.m. at the practice location, 940 River Centre Drive. To register for the Fun Run, visit www.oaph.com/oa-fun-run.

Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron’s Fun Run is open to all ability levels, from marathoners to casual runners and walkers. The cost for the event is $20 after July 22.

“We are...