Nicholas Weiss MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, shares insights on ACL injuries in this 2 part series. If you hear or feel a “pop” in your knee as you are jumping or pivoting, you may have sustained an injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). This is a serious injury so you’ll want to see a doctor […]


Nicholas Weiss MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, shares insights on ACL injuries in this 2 part series. An injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) typically is a season-ending injury for most athletes. This important knee stabilizer helps us jump, cut and pivot. Unsurprisingly, basketball, soccer, football, gymnastics and skiing are high-risk sports for ACL injury. Studies […]


Orthopedic Sports Medicine physician, Dr. Nicholas Weiss, shares tips on common sports injuries. Summer is here, and with it, the urge to jump on a bike or throw the ball around. Exercise is beneficial to your health, but can cause injuries too. Taking care of your joints and muscles when you’re in action will help […]


Every journey starts with a single step. Learn more about your joint pain, non-surgical and surgical treatment options highlighting hip and knee, by attending a FREE seminar with Dr. Robert Knowlan of Twin Cities Orthopedics. Class location: Woodwinds Health Campus, 1925 Woodwinds Drive, Woodbury, MN 55125 (Auditorium A) Thursday, April 28, 2016; 6 – 7pm: Check-in begins […]


Maya Petersen, a high school athlete, was in the middle of a 100m hurdles race when she tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). “My lead leg completely buckled on landing and I immediately knew something was wrong,” she said. Maya’s parents quickly made an appointment with Twin Cities Orthopedics where she had an MRI and […]

Dr. Andrea Saterbak is pictured on race day in LaThuile, Italy, at the Women’s World Cup Downhill and Super G event in mid-February.

Twin Cities Orthopedics surgeon Dr. Andrea Saterbak recently returned from the women’s Alpine Skiing World Cup event in LaThuile, Italy. Saterbak, a consulting team physician for the U.S. Alpine Ski Team, works closely with the team’s athletic trainer to provide medical care to U.S. athletes. “The opportunity to be included as support on the tour […]


St. Croix Orthopaedics (SCO), now part of Twin Cities Orthopedics (TCO) is pleased to announce the rebranding of its Stillwater and Hudson Orthotics Centers to TCO’s brand, Minnesota Prosthetics & Orthotics.  The facility’s name change is part of an overall rebranding initiative that began once the two practices integrated last summer. “Building on TCO’s continuum […]


Dr. Jason Dieterle, a sports medicine and shoulder surgeon with Twin Cities Orthopedics, recently attended a national meeting of orthopedic surgeon educators in Naples, Florida. Only a select group of surgeons from around the country are invited.  Dr. Dieterle teaches labs to other surgeons about new shoulder replacement products and techniques soon to be introduced to the rest of the […]


For years, Deanna Rapp experienced chronic pain and swelling in her right knee. “It was so bad, it changed how I was walking,” said Rapp. The deterioration in her knee was more than just a physical change that stopped her from being active. It was affecting her sleep, her ability to drive, and her mental […]

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Now Open 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., 7 Days a Week Starting January 4, Twin Cities Orthopedics (TCO) Lake Elmo Orthopedic Urgent Care at High Pointe Health Campus will be open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week aligning it with TCO’s other walk-in clinics. TCO’s urgent care clinics treat a variety of […]