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NWOS and Orthopaedic Surgery Center Remain Open

NWOS and Orthopaedic Surgery Center Remain Open

Governor Inslee has announced a halt to elective surgeries due to rising COVID-19 cases. The governor's announcement applies to hospital surgical cases, but it does not apply to outpatient orthopedic surgical cases scheduled at the NWOS Ambulatory Surgery Center. The Surgery Center, as well as all NWOS Clinics and Express Walk-In Clinics, are open.

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When Your Doctor Has to Say No, NWOS Can Say Yes

When Your Doctor Has to Say No, NWOS Can Say Yes

The COVID‐19 pandemic has altered almost everything about our lives. In health care, clinics, hospitals, and surgical centers are often short‐staffed, or overcrowded caring for COVID patients. This has forced many people to delay surgeries and treatment of orthopedic injuries and conditions, adding painful or debilitating waiting to an already stressful situation.

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Playing Sports in Your 40s and 50s

Playing Sports in Your 40s and 50s

Even though you’ve slowed down as your priorities have shifted, your love of sports and your desire to stay active has never faded, so it’s important to find that balance. Playing sports and a consistent exercise routine is vital for health and is an important social outlet.

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NWOS Doctors on the sidelines supporting and treating Gonzaga Athletes

NWOS Doctors on the sidelines supporting and treating Gonzaga Athletes

Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists is the Official Orthopedic Provider of Gonzaga Athletics. Dr. Russell VanderWilde, Dr. Khalid Shirzad, and Dr. Soren Olson work closely with these talented college athletes and their trainers. They strive to protect athletes from injury on the court and field while providing the best orthopedic treatment to get them back in the game when injuries do sometimes occur.

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