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Join Dr. Makim for a free seminar as he discusses 'Common Causes of Knee Pain and Treatment Options'. Dinner will be provided.

Dr. Makim received his medical education from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. His residency training was completed through the University of Michigan Health System’s orthopedic surgery residency program. Dr. Makim is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery...


Shoulder Pain?
Don’t let shoulder pain rule your life!
Do you have shoulder pain? Does this pain
stop you from participating in activities you
enjoy? If so, you need to attend the upcoming
Joint Connections...

On Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, 433 people participated in Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron’s 7th Annual Fun Run. The community event, which included a 10K and 5K (walk and run) and 1-mile run, awarded runners in all age categories as well as overall winners and the top three male and female finishers.

Thaddeus Rogalla placed first overall in the 5K race, and Brendan Macias placed first overall in the 10K race. Click here to view the full race results.

This year...


Registration is open for Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron’s 7th Annual Fun Run on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. The community event includes a 10K and 5K (walk and run) starting at 8:00 a.m., and a 1-mile run starting at 7:30 a.m. at the practice location, 940 River Centre Drive. To register, visit www.oaph.com/fun-run.

This year’s event has been recognized by the Governor’s Council and added to Pure Michigan FITness Series’ endorsement program. This program...


Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron has been recognized on Becker’s Healthcare’s 2014 list of “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.”

The list is a compilation of hospitals, health systems, ambulatory surgery centers, physician groups, vendors and other healthcare organizations that provide excellent work environments and outstanding benefits to their employees.

“We’re honored to be included on this year’s list,” says...


Fun Run added to Pure Michigan FITness Series endorsement program

PORT HURON, Mich. (April 2, 2014) – The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports has recognized Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron’s annual Fun Run as a quality physical activity event. As a result, the Fun Run will be included in the Pure Michigan FITness Series endorsement program.

A Port Huron tradition for the past several years, Orthopedic...


Injections used to correct cervical dystonia

PORT HURON, Mich. (March 12, 2014) – Constant muscle contraction in the neck left Port Huron resident Mary Pochodylo with a severe head tilt.

“Mary suffers from cervical dystonia, which is a condition affecting the nerves in the neck,” explains Dr. Scott Kowalski, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist at Orthopedic Associates...


Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Seminar

Are you tired of living with pain caused by Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (LSS)?  Join us for a highly informative discussion on the causes of LSS, innovative treatment options, and the latest technology.  

Presented by Dr. Neil Pasia
When:  Tuesday, March 25
Time:    5:30 p.m.
Where:  Port Huron Hospital - Duffy Classroom

To register, please call Health...


photo: Dr. Scott HeithoffYou are invited to attend a free Joint Connections seminar to be presented by Dr. Scott Heithoff. He will be discussing the “Common Causes and Treatment of Knee and Hip Pain”.

Where:    Port Huron Hospital
When:     Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Time:       5:30 p.m.

To register for this free seminar, contact Port Huron Hospital Health Access at 1-800-228-1484 or...


Detroit Free Press annual award based on employee feedback and satisfaction

PORT HURON, Mich. (November 2013) – For the second consecutive year, Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron has been selected as one of the Detroit Free Press Top 100 Workplaces. The Top 100 Workplaces in and surrounding Detroit are determined solely by employee feedback. The survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a research firm on organizational health and employee engagement.

“At Orthopedic Associates of...