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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.

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Dr. Steven Heithoff of Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron recently participated in the London marathon, completing the last of the original Abbot Major World Marathons.

The original Abbot Major World Marathons are Chicago, Boston, New York City, Berlin, and London. Dr. Heithoff has completed 12 marathons to date with plans for more. He will compete in Ironman Wisconsin and the Chicago marathon this fall and run the Boston marathon again next spring.

Dr. Heithoff’s finishing times include: 3:44:45 in Chicago, 3:58:55...


Dr. Steven Heithoff of Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron recently participated in and won his age division in the men’s sprint in the Latin American Triathlon Championships in Havana, Cuba.

Over 400 athletes from 32 different countries competed in this event. The sprint distance event consisted of a 750-meter swim, a 20-kilometer bike ride and a 5-kilometer run. The course for the race took the participants on a tour of the island; it started in the Hemingway Marina for the swim, took bike riders through the streets of...




Please join Dr. William Braaksma for a highly informative seminar exploring common orthopedic injuries and conditions affecting the foot and ankle.

Dr. Braaksma completed his bachelor of arts in biology at Albion College, and earned his doctorate of medicine from Wayne State University in Detroit. He then began both his internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery at Grand Rapids Medical Education...