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Dancing through high school without missing a beat

Dancing through high school without missing a beat

Isabelle Sneath has been dancing with her teammates from Davenport North High School for three years – but that almost came to an end when a back flip resulted in a shoulder injury requiring surgery by Dr. Suleman Hussain of ORA Orthopedics. 

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Back in the saddle after two new knees

Back in the saddle after two new knees

When it comes to putting on the miles, fewer do more than avid cyclist, Tom Hannah, 64, Davenport. His goal this summer, a good 75 miles a week or about 300 miles a month, biking along the scenic trails and byways of eastern Iowa and western Illinois. Thanks to two total knee replacements, he’s back in the saddle with no more pain, swelling, or limping.

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Going toe-to-toe with painful bunions

Going toe-to-toe with painful bunions

Josh Lippens, a defensive end for the Central DeWitt High School Sabers, has returned to the field and is kicking tail in opposing backfields thanks to surgery by ORA Orthopedics Dr. Beau Shay to address his Tailor’s bunions.

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UTHS sophomore back on the court!

UTHS sophomore back on the court!

Dr. Waqas Hussain examines Anuar Salinas’ knee. The UT sophomore suffered a torn meniscus over the summer. But thanks to Dr. Hussain, Anuar was back on the court in no time.

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Fit and fabulous at 70

Fit and fabulous at 70

At seventy years young, Helen Akers of Geneseo wasn’t about to start slowing down … even after successful spine and knee surgeries at ORA Orthopedics.

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Moline brothers cope with casts, concerts and chaos

Moline brothers cope with casts, concerts and chaos

Like many high schoolers, Conor Sapp and his brother Ian have spent their time in the ER for broken bones and other injuries. Thankfully, ORA Orthopedic surgeons Dr. Thomas VonGillern and Dr. J.C. Clark have been there to help get them back on stage and on with their lives.

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Waltzing through life: 79 year-old woman dances again

Waltzing through life: 79 year-old woman dances again

Debilitating back pain nearly sidelined Kathleen Wheeler of Milan from being able to enjoy the thing she loves – ballroom dancing. Thanks to successful treatment of her knee and back pain at ORA Orthopedics, Kathleen is back on the dance floor.

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Get inspired by Quad Cities residents who have overcome physical challenges and who are now stronger than ever and pursuing their life passions with purpose.

Dancing through high school without missing a beat

Dancing through high school without missing a beat

Isabelle Sneath has been dancing with her teammates from Davenport North High School for three years – but that almost came to an end when a back flip resulted in a shoulder injury requiring surgery by Dr. Suleman Hussain of ORA Orthopedics. 

read more
Going toe-to-toe with painful bunions

Going toe-to-toe with painful bunions

Josh Lippens, a defensive end for the Central DeWitt High School Sabers, has returned to the field and is kicking tail in opposing backfields thanks to surgery by ORA Orthopedics Dr. Beau Shay to address his Tailor’s bunions.

read more
Back in the saddle after two new knees

Back in the saddle after two new knees

When it comes to putting on the miles, fewer do more than avid cyclist, Tom Hannah, 64, Davenport. His goal this summer, a good 75 miles a week or about 300 miles a month, biking along the scenic trails and byways of eastern Iowa and western Illinois. Thanks to two total knee replacements, he’s back in the saddle with no more pain, swelling, or limping.

read more
UTHS sophomore back on the court!

UTHS sophomore back on the court!

Dr. Waqas Hussain examines Anuar Salinas’ knee. The UT sophomore suffered a torn meniscus over the summer. But thanks to Dr. Hussain, Anuar was back on the court in no time.

read more
Fit and fabulous at 70

Fit and fabulous at 70

At seventy years young, Helen Akers of Geneseo wasn’t about to start slowing down … even after successful spine and knee surgeries at ORA Orthopedics.

read more
Moline brothers cope with casts, concerts and chaos

Moline brothers cope with casts, concerts and chaos

Like many high schoolers, Conor Sapp and his brother Ian have spent their time in the ER for broken bones and other injuries. Thankfully, ORA Orthopedic surgeons Dr. Thomas VonGillern and Dr. J.C. Clark have been there to help get them back on stage and on with their lives.

read more
Waltzing through life: 79 year-old woman dances again

Waltzing through life: 79 year-old woman dances again

Debilitating back pain nearly sidelined Kathleen Wheeler of Milan from being able to enjoy the thing she loves – ballroom dancing. Thanks to successful treatment of her knee and back pain at ORA Orthopedics, Kathleen is back on the dance floor.

read more