Now Available at KCOI: Intracept® Procedure for Low Back Pain

LEAWOOD, Kan. – Dr. Theodore Koreckij, orthopedic spine surgeon, now performs the Intracept® Procedure at Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute (KCOI). As Kansas City’s only hospital dedicated exclusively to orthopedics, KCOI is the first specialty hospital in the Kansas City area … Continued

Clavicle Fractures (Broken Collarbones)

It is not unusual for Dr. Scott Ellsworth, an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in shoulder and elbow conditions, to see a patient with a broken collarbone – especially athletes such as football players, soccer players and cyclists. Broken collarbones, also … Continued

Osteoporosis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Osteoporosis involves loss of bone tissue and density, which causes bones to become brittle and weak. Bones are living tissues that constantly break down and replace themselves, but people with osteoporosis have a higher rate of bone loss than bone … Continued