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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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Passionate about His Handiwork: Carpentry and Orthopedics Go Together for QC Physician

_D3_0038Dr. Andrew Bries may joke that he's just a "glorified carpenter," but this orthopedic surgeon values making a difference in his patients' lives.
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Tell Us What Moves You This Spring – and You Could Win a $250 Healthy Habits Gift Card!

Gift-Card-Featured-ImageWhat's keeping you moving this spring? Share a photo with us, then like it on our Facebook page and you're entered to win a $250 gift card from Healthy Habits in Bettendorf!
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How to Stay Footloose and Injury Free this Spring

Breanna-Fitzpatrick-Walker-AnkleThanks to ORA Orthopedics physician Dr. Russell Carlson, Davenport teacher Breanna Fitzpatrick walks and runs pain-free just 3 months after surgery to repair her ankle!
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Diet Tips for Cinco de Mayo: 3 Temptations to Avoid

margarita-and-chipsLove Mexican food but hate the overstuffed feeling you get? QC dietitian Jeni Tackett helps you navigate the menu!
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Why I move QC Guest Blogger: Jessie Adams Haug, American Ninja, Gladiator and Davenport Firefighter

jessi-adams-haug-for-fb-and-webJessie Adams Haug - Mom, Davenport firefighter, American Gladiator and all around extreme athlete - shares fitness tips before her appearance on America’s Ninja Warrior’s TV competition.
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How to Prevent 3 Common Walking and Running Injuries

runners-knee-for-web-and-fbReady to hit the pavement this spring? ORA Orthopedics Dr. Jessica Ellis shares tips for foot, knee and shin injury prevention!
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5 Tips to Get Fit Enough to Work Out

chelsey-for-april-blogOut of shape after our long winter? Now’s the time to get in shape ... to GET in shape! QC fitness expert Chelsey Bowermaster shares 5 effective tips!
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5 Diet Tips to Lose 5 lbs by Swimsuit Season

jeni-swimsuitIf you're not looking forward to summer clothes shopping, you still have a few weeks to slim down. Follow Jeni's tips to a trimmer, fitter YOU!
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Weightlifting Principal Powers Through All Obstacles

chs-principal-side-picCharlie Driscoll, Associate Principal at Davenport Central High School and powerlifting world champion at age 50 knows a thing or two about overcoming adversity - whether it involves helping out students at work or strengthening his brand new knee after surgery.
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Tips to a Trimmer (and Healthier) Tummy!

jeni-2nd-postWant to trim your tummy? Quad City nutrition blogger Jeni Tackett says the battle of your bulge is important not only to look better in summer shorts, but to reduce disease risk.
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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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