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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 Reasons to Spin Your Way to Fitness: ORA Physician Shows You How

Low-impact, high-energy spin class is a "gift you give yourself," says QC orthopedic surgeon Dr. Andrew Bries. Learn why!
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Week #7: Your New Way of Life!

Tips from QC dietitian Jeni Tackett on how to maintain your new healthy lifestyle ... forever!
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QC Orthopedists’ 2nd Office in the Colorado Rockies: “It’s a Blast!”

vongillern-skiQuad-City orthopedic surgeon Dr. Thomas VonGillern says he loves to teach skiing because it's great exercise for the entire musculoskeletal system ... and great fun, too!
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Weight Loss Week #6: Patience, Patience, Patience!

jeni-patienceIn Week #6, QC dietitian Jeni Tackett urges us to ignore the TV quick weight-loss come-ons and practice a little patience. Check out her latest tips!
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V-Day Gifts, Dark Chocolate and Red Wine: Don’t Derail the Diet!

valentine-for-jeniDon't let Valentine's Day sabotage your honey's fitness plan. QC dietitian Jeni Tackett shares some great gift ideas!
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He’s Got Game: LeClaire Man Back in Action after Rotator Cuff Surgery

dennis-success-featureLeClaire man is bowling again following a torn rotator cuff, thanks to ORA Orthopedics!
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Why I Move QC Guest Blogger: Nathan Tackett, Founder, Red Dress Run and QC Hash House Harriers

Nathan-Tackett-Red-DressThis month, we welcome guest blogger, Nathan Tackett, retired Marine, software developer, Ironman and avid athlete who helped found the Quad City Hash House Harriers running group in 2009 which will host the Feb. 28 Red Dress Run!
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Weight Loss Week #5: The Skinny on Your Body Fat

apple-and-measuring-tapeBody fat is a great indicator of fitness. In Week #5, QC dietitian Jeni Tackett shares why and how!
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Weight Loss Week #4: End Your Scale Obsession

scale-for-jeni-week4Are you weighing yourself too often? QC dietitian Jeni Tackett shares strategies to keep your weight loss goal from becoming an unhealthy obsession!
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#1 Augustana is tops with their Team Physician

jc-clark-feature-image-600Augie alum and Quad-City orthopedic surgeon Dr. J.C. Clark says he bleeds navy and gold for his alma mater ... but he also loves the other QC teams he serves as team doc!
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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.


ORA has physicians specializing in all areas of orthopedic medicine.

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