Tibial Plateau Fractures

While it’s always fun to see a great NFL game being played especially when the hometown team Kansas City Chiefs took the bull by the horns and schooled the Houston Texans on Prime Time TV 10/8/2017! (more…)

Osteoporosis Versus Osteopenia

Osteopenia refers to the weakened state of bone due to decreased bone density. Having osteopenia is a direct indicator of poor bone health and that treatment should be considered to improve bone health prior to the occurrence of significant fractures. (more…)

Smashed fingers: They’re no joke

Many adults have smashed a finger before. They all hurt, but severity of that smashed finger can vary from an "ouch! That smarts!" to an, "oh my gosh, I need to go to the ER." (more…)

Orthopedics Now: What do we see?

School sports injuries are on the rise this time of the year. Orthopedics NOW! is an Orthopedic Urgent Care Clinic that takes walk in patients from 3pm-8pm Mon-Fri. It is staffed by Advanced Practice Providers (Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioners) No appointment is needed. However, if you want to call ahead of time to make sure we will see your type of injury, the direct number to the Urgent Care Clinic is 913-652-6400 (more…)

Ice Baths: No day at the Spa

There are many different ways people like to recover after a workout or competition. During the summer Olympics, rows upon rows of 100 gallon tubs could be seen, filled with gallons of ice water waiting for the elite to take the plunge after their events. More recently, ice baths have been a popular way to treat sore muscles following a vigorous exercise regimen. (more…)

Plantar Fasciitis

Do you have a constant, stabbing pain in the foot or heel that seems unbearable? You might have plantar fasciitis. (more…)

Bone Health Clinic

Bone Health

  The skeletal system provides structure to our bodies and help to protects its vital organs. It also helps the body store calcium and other nutrients and minerals the body requires. Bone health is determined by bone density, or the amount of mineral matter per square centimeter of bone. (more…)