Nevada Orthopedic and Spine Center

Coronavirus Update

Please note that our clinic is now open to ALL patients, and elective surgeries have resumed. Nothing is more important to us than your health and safety. No patients with Coronavirus are being treated at Nevada Orthopedic.
To ensure maximum safety, we are preventing the spread of COVID-19 in any of our patient areas by:

Extensively cleaning exam rooms between patients.
Frequently disinfecting welcome areas.
Continuing to require staff, patients, and visitors to wear masks.
Enforcing social distancing.  » Read more about: Coronavirus Update  »

New Extended Hours for Our Fast-Track Clinic

Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center’s Fast-Track Clinic is now open on Saturdays!
Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center’s Fast-Track Clinic’s same-day visits are now available for extended hours. The clinic is open Monday thru Saturday from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM.
View office details on the Fast-Track Clinic’s page here.
The clinic offers:

Call-Ahead or Walk-In Appointments
Short Wait Times
Most Insurances Accepted
Major Credit Cards Accepted
Care Credit

Parking and entrance are located on the West Side of the Parkway Medical Building.  » Read more about: New Extended Hours for Our Fast-Track Clinic  »

Surgery and Smoking

Ronald Hillock MDFellow American Academy of Orthopedic SurgeonsDiplomat American Board of Orthopedic SurgeryAdult Reconstruction and Orthopedic Oncology
Cigarette smoking is recognized as one of the major causes of preventable disease. Most people know that smoking is linked to heart and respiratory diseases, as well as to several cancers. However, many people are not aware that smoking has a serious negative effect on bones, muscles, and joints, and that smoking often leads to poorer outcomes from orthopedic surgery.  » Read more about: Surgery and Smoking  »

3 Common Finger Injuries in Athletes

Olympic athletes, sports professionals, weekend warriors, young, old, and everything in between all use their fingers as they play, which makes finger injuries in athletes a common problem.  » Read more about: 3 Common Finger Injuries in Athletes  »

Frequent Football Injuries From Head To Toe

Are you ready for some football? If so, it’s time to also get ready for some football injuries. They go hand and hand with this sport, maybe more so than any other. Running, tackling, changing direction while running, falling, and overuse of a part of your body all contribute to frequent football injuries from head to toe.
Weekend warriors, professionals, high school and college players, and even the pee wee leagues can expect frequent football injuries,  » Read more about: Frequent Football Injuries From Head To Toe  »

How to Stay Safe While Playing Golf

While no one reading this will probably ever be a Tiger Woods or a Nicklaus, some of us will religiously hit the golf course to try. While most just play golf for fun, the sport can stop being fun rather quickly when you become injured.
The pros know the two main causes of injury while playing golf are poor mechanics and overuse.  The more time you spend playing golf, the higher the risk of injury, but there are techniques,  » Read more about: How to Stay Safe While Playing Golf  »

6 Common Causes Of Front Knee Pain

If you suffer from front knee pain in Las Vegas, you understand the frustration as you search for relief. Professional athletes, weekend warriors, and those who just love outdoor sports can all attest to how this directly affects daily activities.
To help grow your knowledge and seek comfort, here are 6 common causes of front knee pain, also known as anterior knee pain.  » Read more about: 6 Common Causes Of Front Knee Pain  »

Retirement Celebration!

A dinner reception was recently held to commemorate the retirement of Toni Richardson, former Finance & Benefits Manager, after more than 23 years of dedicated service. Thank you, Toni, for all you’ve given to Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center!
   » Read more about: Retirement Celebration!  »

Rasing Cancer Awareness

During this Breast Cancer Awareness Month, our staff is proudly wearing pink on select casual days to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Thanks to all for the incredible support of this important cause!   » Read more about: Rasing Cancer Awareness  »

Self-Diagnosing Using the Internet

While self-diagnosing has always been a method for some people, the increasing ease of finding medical information on the internet has left a vast majority relying on “Dr. Google” as their go-to source. But is it the right path to take?  » Read more about: Self-Diagnosing Using the Internet  »