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Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron surgeon offers insight on growing trend

PORT HURON, Mich. (October 2013) – During her junior year of high school, an ACL tear during a volleyball game nearly kept Capac native Abby Aguinaga on the sidelines the remainder of the school year—and she’s not alone. Female athletes at all ages and ability levels are four to six times more likely to suffer an ACL injury than their male counterparts, according to recent studies.



Drs. Gary Doss and Todd Murphy will be the Orthopedic Team Physicians at the upcoming Port Huron Northern vs Port Huron High School game on Friday, September 27th.


10K, 5K and 1-mile races held Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013

PORT HURON, Mich. (Aug. 21, 2013) – On Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, 426 people participated in Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron’s 6th Annual Fun Run. The community event, which included a 10K and 5K (walk and run) and 1-mile fun run, awarded runners in all age categories as well as overall winners and the top three male and female finishers.

Curt Silverthorn of Yale and Alana Koepf of Avoca finished first...


Playground superheroes need to do their own stunts, but don't have to get hurt

Written by Ryan Fitzmaurice Times Herald

Aug. 4, 2013

With parents' careful observation of play areas and age-appropriate playground equipment, the number of children injured during play can be reduced. / Times Herald

Four-year-old Johnny Cook’s favorite place on the playground is the monkey bars.

His mother doesn’t share his preference.

Laura Cook frequents the Marysville City Park often with her two children, Johnny and 3-year-old Izabella,...


Dr. Scott HeithoffKnee or Hip Pain?

Is the pain in your hip or knee preventing you from participating in the activities you love? Ever wonder what causes that horrible pain? Come to a free seminar and learn about hip and knee pain as well as some of the treatment options available such as minimally invasive surgery and total joint replacement.



Jackie Mall/Tim Ward: June half marathon, 5K race showed community at its best

Times Herald
July 13, 2013

Kudos to Port Huron residents for their great support of the inaugural running of the Blue Water Half Marathon and 5K race.

This includes the many community members who came out to cheer the runners on race morning, June 30, the homeowners who put up with route markers in their yards and all the patient drivers who experienced any delays.

We were fortunate to have favorable weather. The half marathon was completed by more than 400 runners. More...


10K, 5K and 1-mile races to be held Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013

PORT HURON, Mich. (June 2013) – Registration is open for Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron’s 6th Annual Fun Run on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. The community event includes a 10K and 5K (walk and run) starting at 8:00 a.m., and 1-mile run starting at 7:30 a.m. at the practice location,...


O r g a n i z a t i o n  A w a r d

By Telly Delor

In May of each year, the Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Center at Orthopedic Associates (OA) provides staff support for the St. Clair County Community Mental Health (SCCCMH) Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies Run for recovery. The proceeds from this run support the SCCCMH Lifeline Fund which is used to help individuals served by SCCCMH meet urgent needs that do not qualify for other sources of public funding. The OA staff are on-hand before the race to help tape and stretch runners who may need...


Join D. David Ernst, D.O. on June 11th as he explores joint replacement options and the latest innovations in pain relief.  

Dr. D. David ErnstClick here for more information.


Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron celebrates its 30-year anniversary on Thursday, May 16, 2013.

Click here to read the full news release.