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Common Knee Injuries

As you can imagine, in Michigan’s Winter Wonderland, we see our fair share of injuries. With the various winter sports available here in northern Michigan, knee injuries tend to be amongst the most common injury we see and treat this time of year. At Great Lakes...

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Anterior Hip Replacement

There are three surgical approaches to an arthroplasty, or total hip replacement––the front, or anterior; the back, or posterior; and the side, or lateral. Since its inception in 1960, hip replacement surgery is the one of the most successful surgeries performed.

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Revision Hip and Knee Replacements

If you are a recipient of a hip or knee replacement, you know firsthand how it changes your life. You are no longer in pain and have your mobility returned to you––your quality of life has skyrocketed. But what happens if sometime after the replacement you find...

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Black Bear Gran Fondo Bike Race

On Saturday July 14th, 2018, Great Lakes Orthopaedics (GLOC) co-sponsored the Black Bear Gran Fondo Bike Race along with the Grayling Rotary Club and other local businesses in Grayling, Michigan. The race had approximately 200 bikers. The race is a cross country type...

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Delivering Accountable Care

On February 21st, our very own Dr. Galdes will be offering a presentation to local providers within the Northern Physicians Organization on evidence based non-operative management of hip and knee arthritis. Topics that will be discussed will include methods of...

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Testimonials

  • Shoulder & Elbow

    “Dr.Kerr: It has been almost 24 hours since the sedated manipulation, and I have almost the same range of motion in BOTH shoulders PAIN FREE! I am going to come in and shake your hand. Thank you!”
  • Hip & Knee

    “I've been a patient here for almost 20 years. I've had both knees and both hips replaced. I started here because they were the only doctors in town that understood how painful my knees were. At 45, it's not usual to have your knees replaced. I'm 64 now. I can't say enough good things about […]
  • Foot & Ankle

    “I had major foot surgery on December 4, 2019 by Dr. Reichard. I had surgery three years ago on my other foot for the same reason and the same difficult surgery. The doctor I had before had retired before I was ready to go through this surgery again. I had great reservations about using a […]

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