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Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists offers outpatient joint replacements

Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists’ joint replacement experts are now offering outpatient joint replacement procedures at The Orthopaedic Surgery Center located downtown at 601 West Fifth Avenue, Suite 500.

In a traditional joint replacement, the patient stays in the hospital for several days before going home. In an outpatient joint replacement, the patient is able to go home hours after surgery. Benefits of the outpatient procedure include:

Northwest Sports Network Partnership Expands

Recognizing an opportunity to provide more comprehensive treatment for its customers and a wider swath of the general community, two medical groups formed a partnership here more than a year ago with the intention of helping clients with sports-related injuries.

Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists and Columbia Medical Associates partnered to form the Northwest Sports Network. The doctors who make up the network see patients at clinics that Northwest Orthopaedic and Columbia Medical are operating.

Northwest Sports Network provides sports care, low-cost sports physicals for local athletes

The Northwest Sports Network, the premier sports medicine partnership between Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists, PS and Columbia Medical Associates, is offering comprehensive sports and musculoskeletal care to athletes and teams. They also offer low-cost sports physicals for local athletes. The Northwest Sports Network is the athlete’s resource for specialized orthopaedic sports medicine and cost-effective care.

Local patient completes IRONMAN Coeur d'Alene following six knee surgeries

KREM News Director Noah Cooper has been an avid athlete throughout his life and began seeing Dr. Kody for knee issues in high school.

A Gonzaga Prep alum, Cooper suffered from three ACL tears, two meniscus tears, and a microfracture over the course of his life. Fortunately, following six surgeries with Dr. Michael H. Kody at Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists, he has been able to sustain the active, competitive lifestyle he enjoys.