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ORA Orthopedics is committed to excellence in treating all of your orthopedic needs. For more than 50 years, the Quad Cities region has placed its trust in our care.

Our focus is you. We believe that each patient is unique and treatment options must be customized to each individual to ensure the best possible outcomes. Every detail matters, no matter how small.

Success Stories

Success Stories

Dateline South Pole: Total Joint Replacement Patient Kayaks Antarctica
When Lynn Bohlmann, 60, began dreading the pain of getting in and out of her kayak, she knew the time had come to make a decision. “My knee pain was getting in the way of what I wanted to do,” the 60-year-old Davenport woman says. “I asked myself, What do I want to do with the rest of my life? Keep this pain or do something about it?”

Read Lynn’s Success Story.

Team Physicians

For What Moves You
Let's Move Quad Cities

4 Simple Exercises to Protect Your ACL

Side-PlankGirls today play soccer and basketball with the same passion and drive their dads once brought to the playing field. But girls face a greater danger of debilitating knee injury than their dads did. Learn some simple exercises to help keep your young female athletes safe on the playing field!
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Beyond Sculpted Biceps: 8 Tips for Better Weightlifting

beth-october-feature-picWeightlifting offers great benefits that go far beyond beauty. How? QC fitness expert Beth Davis says research shows that strength training burns fat, reduces your risk of disease, strengthens bones and is good for your heart, to name just a few benefits. Take a look at her tips to make the most of your routine!
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QC Mallards Team Doc Says Hockey Players are a Tough Breed: Mallards ready for Opener Oct. 24

stewart-and-hockey-playerQC Mallards physician Dr. Mark Stewart says this fast and strong hockey team is "ready to skate" ... just in time for their Oct. 24 season opener. He'll be rink side to treat the tough injuries he sometimes sees.
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Why I Move Guest Blogger: Chuck Oestreich, Quad Cities Bike Club

chuck-hero-shotLet's Move Quad Cities celebrates the spirit and determination Quad City area residents take to promote movement and fitness. This month, we welcome guest blogger, Chuck Oestreich, long-time bicycling advocate and supporter of the Quad Cities Bicycle Club (QCBC), as our guest blogger!
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Ka-ching! October treats can add up fast!

Pumpkin Spice LatteHalloween candy comes in cute little packages that are packed full of scary calories. QC nutrition blogger Jeni Tackett shares a great tip for helping us pass it by!
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Young QC soccer player makes strong comeback

15-year-old Gabrielle Pauwels is able to play soccer for UT again, thanks to ACL repair by ORA surgeon Dr. Waqas Hussain.
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Work it out at Work!

Office-Stretch-beth-davis"Sitting disease" is hard on our hearts and our bodies. QC fitness blogger Beth Davis shares tips for keeping in shape at the office!
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QC Spine Doctor’s Autumn Rx: Don’t overexert!

health-tips-raking-leaves-septemberFall chores can take a heavy toll on our backs. Whether we’re raking and bagging leaves, replacing screens with storms, or hauling patio furniture into the garage, Quad City spine physician Myles Luszczyk, D.O, has great advice!
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Appalachian High: Bears and Rattlesnakes Don’t Stop QC Physician and Hiker

what-moves-me-sept-2014Hiking is a great exercise, head to toe, according to QC orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Timothy Millea. He loves it, and says his 80-year old father-in-law loves it too!
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Fit after 50: Bettendorf Marathoner Inspires Boomers to Stay Strong

marathoner-for-websiteBettendorf marathoner Lori French says her arthritic knee pain hasn’t slowed her down, even after 30 marathons. Learn why!
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  • Peter  Alward, M.D.
  • Michael Berry, M.D.
  • Steven  Boardman, M.D.
  • Andrew  Bries, M.D.
  • Russell  Carlson, D.P.M.
  • Charles  Cassel, M.D.
  • J.C.  Clark, M.D.
  • R. Scott Collins, M.D.
  • Edward  Connolly, M.D.
  • Ryan  Dunlay, M.D.
  • Jessica  Ellis, M.D.
  • Suleman  Hussain, M.D.
  • Waqas  Hussain, M.D.
  • William  Irey, M.D.
  • Matthew  Lindaman, D.O.
  • Myles  Luszczyk, D.O.
  • James  Lyles, M.D.
  • Joseph  Martin, M.D.
  • Timothy  Millea, M.D.
  • Michael  Pyevich, M.D.
  • Peter  Rink, D.O.
  • Richard  Ripperger, M.D.
  • Beau  Shay, D.P.M., FACFAS
  • Mark  Stewart, M.D.
  • Michael  Turner, M.D.
  • Thomas  VonGillern, M.D.
  • Shawn  Wynn, M.D.


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