Norman Regional Health System

Ortho Central Adds New Purcell Location

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Ortho Central Orthopedic Specialist, Michael Crawford, PA-C, is now seeing patients at Norman Regional Purcell.

Local Artists Featured at Ortho Central and NMotion spaces at YFAC

Monday, February 5, 2024

Art, health, and sports all are on full display in Norman Regional’s spaces inside the Young Family Athletic Center!

Ortho Stat: One Year Milestone in Urgent Orthopedic Care

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Ortho Central's Ortho Stat clinic opened its doors on November 28, 2022, with a mission to provide efficient orthopedic care without the need for appointments.

The clinic's strategic placement inside the Ortho Central office, just north of the Norman Regional HealthPlex, guarantees accessibility for anyone in need of immediate attention for bone and joint injuries.

Ortho Central Opens New Hand Center

Monday, October 30, 2023

Ortho Central, the leading orthopedic clinic in the South-Central Oklahoma region, is proud to announce the opening of its dedicated Hand Center in Norman, Oklahoma.

Elevating Knee Replacement Surgeries with the ROSA® Knee System

Thursday, September 14, 2023

Discover the future of knee replacement at Ortho Central! With the revolutionary ROSA® Knee System and the expertise of Richard Kirkpatrick, MD, patients are ensured top-notch care and a quicker return to an active lifestyle.

Joint Replacement Surgery: The Robotic & Outpatient Advantage

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Dive into Ortho Central's revolutionary approach to joint replacement – combining the precision of Mako SmartRobotics™ with outpatient care. From faster recoveries to personal surgical blueprints, discover why many are opting for this transformative procedure.

6 Exercises For Knee Replacement Recovery

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Any time a patient undergoes a major medical procedure, a factor of major importance is always how long the recovery will take. One of the keys to speeding up this process, is having a solid plan for your postoperative rehabilitation. That’s why David Haynes, MS, PT, SCS, OCS, ATC, Cert. MDT, and Jeremiah Maupin, MD, weigh in on some of the exercises patients can do to get their knee back to 100% after a total knee replacement.

Ortho Central Repeats as Highest Rated Overall Practice, Rater8 Awards

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Ortho Central is honored to have once again earned the Highest Rated Overall Practice award from Rater8. Award winners are selected based on feedback from patient satisfaction surveys, so we can honestly say that we couldn’t have won this award without the support of our amazing patients. It is because of them that we are inspired to continue our mission of providing the highest standard of orthopedic care.

Top Three Warning Signs of a Rotator Cuff Tear

Thursday, January 26, 2023

A common age-related injury is a rotator cuff tear. Rotator cuff tears are a prevalent condition in the United States, affecting almost two million people annually and causing them shoulder pain and/or disability. Joshua Wilson, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon and shoulder specialist with Norman Regional’s Ortho Central clinic. As an expert on orthopedic repair of the shoulder, he shares with us the top three warning signs that you may have a rotator cuff tear.

Athletic Trainer Offers Perspective Following Damar Hamlin Collapse

Friday, January 6, 2023

Damar Hamlin's on-field collapse has many raising concerns about athlete safety. Ortho Central Sports Medicine Manager, Joe Waldron, explains how athletic trainers are committed and prepared at all times to protect the safety of athletes they care for.