OIP’s Temporary Response to Rise in COVID-19 Cases

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, our team is working hard to ensure we can safely meet your orthopedic needs. Below is a list of temporary measures that will take effect immediately. As always, the health of our patients and our associates is the priority. We are currently experiencing staffing shortages due to COVID-19. While […]

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Cast your vote for the cutest pet!

OIP is holding its annual holiday pet picture contest – and we need your help! Our amazing associates have submitted photos of their beloved furry (and not so furry) friends in hopes of being named ‘top dog’!  Visit this link to select your 5 favorite pet photos!

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Avoiding Re-Injuring Your ACL

The acute cruciate ligament (ACL) is a small but mighty part of the human body. Located in the knees, it connects the thigh bone to the shin bone, stabilizing the leg and allowing the shin bone to slide forward smoothly. Tearing this ligament can be both painful and debilitating, and ignoring the injury can lead […]

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Avoid Common Winter Injuries With These Helpful Tips

If you’ve experienced an injury or pain while performing a wintertime activity, you are not alone. Personal injury during winter is likely to occur from performing simple activities, especially if you aren’t prepared to prevent an incident. From your back, shoulder and neck to joints and knees, pain and injury in these areas are commonplace […]

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OIP unveils new logo in its 50th year

Same Mission. Same Values. Same Physicians. A Brand New Look! This year, we will celebrate our 50th year of service to Central Pennsylvania patients. Throughout the year we will be reflecting on our past, and more importantly, looking to the future of OIP as one of the region’s few remaining physician-owned and independent orthopedic groups. […]

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Udder-pedic Cow

Biruta Akerbergs Hansen, artist of OIP’s sponsored Fiberglass Udder-pedic cow stopped by to sign her name on the cow and meet with Dr. Dahl for a photo op. The Udder-pedic cow provides a glimpse into the anatomy of a bovine by showing the skeleton (with artificial joints) as if an x-ray had been taken of […]

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Tennis Elbow vs. Golf Elbow Explained

-Causes of Tennis Elbow -Treatment of Tennis Elbow -Tennis vs Golf Elbow If you’re experiencing regular pain when engaging in activities involving your forearm muscles, tennis elbow may be to blame. However, many patients confuse tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow. Here we will discuss different aspects of tennis elbow that will help you figure out […]

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OIP on the cutting edge of total joint replacements

The Orthopedic Institute of PA performed Total hip and knee replacements on patients of the Pennsylvania Employee Benefits Trust Fund (PEBTF) as part of a year-long trial in an attempt to improve outcomes and reduce costs.  The results were published nationally by the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute HCI3.  The results can be summed up […]

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OIP Tops Patient Satisfaction Scores!

OIP voluntarily participates in a national patient satisfaction survey distributed by Talksoft / MedStatix. We are proud to say that our results in the first quarter exceed the national standards in: “Staff works together well.” “Patients receive respect by scheduling staff.” “My privacy is respected.” “The doctors clearly explained procedures.”  “2015 Top Performers” Four of […]

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OIP Nominated for INTouch Magazine – Excellence Awards

OIP is honored to have been nominated in four categories for this years INTouch Magazine – Excellence Awards. We appreciate your vote for this years INTouch Excellence Awards and find it a privilege to provide care to the injured workers in South Central PA.

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