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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.

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3000-Calorie Thanksgiving Dinner? Try These Easy Ways to Cut Back!

jeni-tackett-for-fbThanksgiving dinner averages around 3000 calories and 230 grams of fat ... a few days' worth of food in one sitting! QC nutrition expert Jeni Tackett shares 5 tips for enjoying your Thanksgiving meal without packing on calories you won't be thankful for later!
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How to Stay Fit and Healthy through the Holidays

BOLL034‘Tis the season for celebrating … and that can mean our schedules – and healthy habits – can get turned upside down. QC fitness expert Beth Davis warns us not to let parties take the place of workouts or treats take the place of healthy meals!
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ORA Offers New Treatments in Diabetic Foot Care

Seniors Walking 3November is Diabetes Awareness Month. ORA Orthopedics physicians Russell Carlson, DPM, and Beau Shay, DPM, share new treatments for diabetic foot wounds.
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Enter now to win one of two $75 gift cards from Hy-Vee!

Thanksgiving-Prize-Photo(r)Let's Move QC is giving away two $75 gift cards to Hy-Vee to help make this year's Thanksgiving meal a little easier on you and your pocketbook - all you have to do is enter!
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Family and Fishing is What Moves ORA’s Dr. Edward Connolly

connolly-alaska-troutORA Orthopedics surgeon Dr. Edward Connolly loves medicine, his family and fishing at North Bear Creek in Iowa.
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5 Ways to Cut Thanksgiving Calories

Healthy-Holidays-for-lmqc-fbThe holiday season does not have to result in weight gain. QC nutrition blogger Jeni Tackett says you can still enjoy your favorite holiday treats with a few simple tricks!
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Minimally Invasive Back Surgery Keeps a QC Warrior on Active Duty

veteran-familyIn November, as we recognize our nation’s military in honor of Veteran’s Day, meet a Quad City serviceman, husband and father, who says he’s grateful he received high-quality orthopedic care from an ORA physician who was able to perform two separate back surgeries closer to the patient’s family here at […]
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Why I Move Guest Blogger: Jeani Mackenzie, Founder Davenport School of Yoga

jeani-stretchLet'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, Jeani Mackenzie, one of the first yoga instructors to open a yoga school in the Quad Cities.
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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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  • 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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