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Ankle/Foot

Blackstone, Turner, Hansen Attend AAOS Meeting

Bruce Blackstone, Bill Turner and Eric Hansen of Longview Orthopedic Associates recently attended the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic

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LOA Physicians to Speak at Coaches’ Clinic

Jon Kretzler, Eric Hansen, Peter Kung, and  A. J. Lauder, of Longview Orthopedic Associates will be among the featured speakers at the 6th Annual Sports Injury

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Specializing in Joint Replacement Procedures

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Dr. Turner Assists Belarus Orphan – for the 2nd time

The following story, written by Cheryll Boorgaard and titled “A leg up in Longview,” appeared in the Daily News on April 19, 2009. Tatsiana

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Arthritis

Large Crowd Attends Joint Replacement Forum

More than 60 area residents attended a joint replacement forum at Pacific Surgical Institute on May 7th. William Turner, M.D., of Longview Orthopedic Associates

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Dr. Lauder Attends Hand Conference

Anthony J. Lauder, M.D., of Longview Orthopedic Associates attended the Annual American Society for Surgery of the Hand Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, from

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May Is National Arthritis Awareness Month

More than 40 million Americans have been diagnosed with arthritis. There are more than 100 forms of this crippling disease, which can cause stiffness, swelling

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Dr. Lauder Performs Area’s First Wrist Replacement Surgery

Anthony J. Lauder, MD, of Longview Orthopedic Associates performed Cowlitz County’s first wrist implant surgery on March 24, 2011. His patient was Longview

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Dr. Lauder Addresses Hand/Wrist Conditions

Anthony J. Lauder, MD, of Longview Orthopedic Associates has provided an overview of common hand/wrist conditions, including symptoms and treatment

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Dr. Lauder Provides Information about Hand-Wrist Arthritis

More than 25 million Americans suffer from painful arthritis that limits flexibility and quality of life. The highest incidence of hand-wrist arthritis is among

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National Arthritis Awareness Month

More than 40 million Americans have been diagnosed with arthritis. This crippling disease can cause stiffness, swelling and severe joint pain, leading to a loss

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Specializing in Joint Replacement Procedures

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Dr. Turner – Reverse Shoulder Replacement

By Dr. William Turner, Longview Orthopedic Associates The shoulder has a unique role: positioning the hand in space. The remarkable range of motion the normal

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Hand/Wrist

Lauder Featured Speaker in Bellevue, Phoenix

Orthopedic surgeon Anthony J. Lauder, MD, of Longview Orthopedic Associates was the featured speaker at recent professional conferences in Bellevue, Washington

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Dr. Lauder Attends Hand Conference

Anthony J. Lauder, M.D., of Longview Orthopedic Associates attended the Annual American Society for Surgery of the Hand Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, from

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Dr. Lauder Performs Area’s First Wrist Replacement Surgery

Anthony J. Lauder, MD, of Longview Orthopedic Associates performed Cowlitz County’s first wrist implant surgery on March 24, 2011. His patient was Longview

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Blackstone, Black, Lauder Attend Academy

Physicians Bruce Blackstone, Dave Black, and A. J. Lauder of Longview Orthopedic Associates attended the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic

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Dr. Lauder Addresses Hand/Wrist Conditions

Anthony J. Lauder, MD, of Longview Orthopedic Associates has provided an overview of common hand/wrist conditions, including symptoms and treatment

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Dr. Lauder Provides Information about Hand-Wrist Arthritis

More than 25 million Americans suffer from painful arthritis that limits flexibility and quality of life. The highest incidence of hand-wrist arthritis is among

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Specializing in Joint Replacement Procedures

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Thumb Basilar Joint Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis of the hand most commonly involves the thumb basilar joints and sometimes also the finger distal interphalangeal joints. During the early stages of

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About carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome develops when a large nerve – the median nerve – is compressed inside your wrist. This nerve controls feeling in your thumb

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Hip

Specializing in Joint Replacement Procedures

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Knee

Blackstone, Turner, Hansen Attend AAOS Meeting

Bruce Blackstone, Bill Turner and Eric Hansen of Longview Orthopedic Associates recently attended the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic

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Specializing in Joint Replacement Procedures

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ACL Reconstruction

Video describing arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction utilizing hamstring tendon allograft. Narrated by Dr. Bruce Blackstone

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries

by Dr. Bruce Blackstone Knee Anatomy- The knee is a modified hinge in which the joint surfaces not only flex and extend but to a minimal degree also slide and

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Shoulder

Blackstone, Turner, Hansen Attend AAOS Meeting

Bruce Blackstone, Bill Turner and Eric Hansen of Longview Orthopedic Associates recently attended the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic

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World Class Skier Relies on Longview Orthopedic Associates

Haley Hanseler has a dream – to earn a spot on the U.S. Ski Team and compete in World Cup races. That dream took a hit in January 2011, when the 17-year-old

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Blackstone, Black, Lauder Attend Academy

Physicians Bruce Blackstone, Dave Black, and A. J. Lauder of Longview Orthopedic Associates attended the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic

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Shoulder Inpingement

Description Risk Factors Symptoms Diagnosis Rehabilitation Impingement is one of the most common causes of pain in the adult shoulder. It results from pressure

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Frozen Shoulde

Cause Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Frozen shoulder is characterized by pain and loss of motion or stiffness in the shoulder. It affects about two percent of the

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Shoulder Joint Replacement

Severe Fractures Risk Factors Symptoms Treatment Options Rehabilitation Many people know someone with an artificial knee or hip joint. Shoulder replacement is

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Blackstone, Kung Attend Shoulder Conference

Bruce Blackstone, MD, and Peter Kung, MD, of Longview Orthopedic Associates attended a shoulder seminar in Phoenix, Arizona, in February. The one-day workshop

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Specializing in Joint Replacement Procedures

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Dr. Turner – Reverse Shoulder Replacement

By Dr. William Turner, Longview Orthopedic Associates The shoulder has a unique role: positioning the hand in space. The remarkable range of motion the normal

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Rotator Cuff Tears

By Dr. Bruce Blackstone M.D. What is the rotator cuff? The rotator cuff is a group of small muscles originating on the shoulder blade (scapula) and joining

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Sports Injuries

Kretzler, Hansen, Kung, Lauder Assist at Annual Coaches’ Clinic

Pacific Surgical Institute hosted the 6th Annual Sports Injury Seminar for Coaches on Saturday, March 24th. Dave Knoeppel of Longview Physical & Sports

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World Class Skier Relies on Longview Orthopedic Associates

Haley Hanseler has a dream – to earn a spot on the U.S. Ski Team and compete in World Cup races. That dream took a hit in January 2011, when the 17-year-old

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LOA Physicians to Speak at Coaches’ Clinic

Jon Kretzler, Eric Hansen, Peter Kung, and  A. J. Lauder, of Longview Orthopedic Associates will be among the featured speakers at the 6th Annual Sports Injury

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5th Annual Coaches’ Clinic Earns Positive Reviews

Longview Orthopedic Associates and Longview Physical and Sports Therapy held their 5th Annual Sports Injury Seminar for high school coaches on March 12 at

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Longview Orthopedic Associates Offers Sports Medicine Care to Coastal Residents

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Used to Heal Tendons

The following article was written by Peter Kung, M.D., of Longview Orthopedic Associates. For more information about PRP treatment, call 360.501.3400. What is it?

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LOA Surgeon Treated Pro Athletes in the LA Area

When Dr. Peter Kung arrived at the renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles in 2008 to begin a sports medicine fellowship, it took some getting used

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ACL Reconstruction

Video describing arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction utilizing hamstring tendon allograft. Narrated by Dr. Bruce Blackstone.

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries

by Dr. Bruce Blackstone Knee Anatomy – The knee is a modified hinge in which the joint surfaces not only flex and extend but to a minimal degree also slide and

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About carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome develops when a large nerve – the median nerve – is compressed inside your wrist. This nerve controls feeling in your thumb

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Videos

Longview Orthopedic Associates Offers Sports Medicine Care to Coastal Residents

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ACL Reconstruction

Video describing arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction utilizing hamstring tendon allograft. Narrated by Dr. Bruce Blackstone

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