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  • Providence Medical Center Orthopedic Surgeons

    Success for the Patient is the Ultimate Goal Treating patients doesn’t always involve a scalpel; instead, these top-rated orthopedic surgeons rely on the greatest tools of all: compassion, understanding and empathy. If you have ever been sidelined by bone, muscle or joint pain, you understand how frustrating and limiting it can be. Pain like this can happen to anyone at ...
  • Kansas City Top Orthopedic Physicians

    Welcome to Healthy Kansas City’s 2nd annual Kansas City Top Orthopedic Physicians, a special issue showcasing talented medical professionals who are compassionate about orthopedic care. These specialists rely on state-of-the-art orthopedic procedures and surgeries to patients, working in tandem with each individual to develop a health care plan designed to get them back to the lifestyle they want and deserve. ...
  • Building Better Bones

    You have 206 bones in your body. While you may not give them much thought while you go about your day, are you doing what you can to take care of them? Throughout your life, it is important to keep your bone health in check. When you are young, you might think you are in great shape and really don’t ...
  • Children’s Eye Health

    Raising Our Eye-Q When we think of children’s health and safety, vision health and safety are generally not the first things to come to mind. Yet, we should keep eye health near the top of our list of concerns. Eye injury and impairments are some of the most common problems in children with over 25% having some form of impairment ...
  • Prolonging the Playing Time

    In the first game of the 2008 season, the reigning MVP, Tom Brady was hit hard and low by a Kansas City Chiefs safety — Brady walked off the field, but tests later revealed a torn ACL and MCL, reminding us that even the best athletes are not exempt from sustaining an injury. On fields, rinks, and courts across the ...
  • Tavernonna & Q39

    With Summer menus in full bloom across the metro featuring all sorts of fresh vegetables, it’s easier than ever to find healthy menu options at area restaurants. I was able to confirm that recently by visits at two of my favorite Kansas City restaurants – Tavernonna in Hotel Phillips in the heart of downtown KC, and Q39, the haute cuisine ...
  • Planting The Seed

    I live in the suburbs, so I don’t think a whole lot about planting seeds and growing my own food. Yeah, I buy tomatoes and fresh herbs that I put in pots on the back deck, and the beans I plant in my garden box seem to provide a nice supply of food for the rabbits, but that’s about as ...
  • Providence Medical Center

    Delivering Excellence in General Surgery Care At Providence Medical Center, delivering high quality outcomes with the latest surgical advances, experience and a high degree of specialization is always standard operating procedure. Story by Ann Butenas | Photography by Matt Kocourek “A successful surgeon should be a person who, when asked to name the three best surgeons in the world, would have ...
  • Melanoma: The Most Common Form of Cancer

    May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month Photos courtesy of Dermatology and Skin Cancer Centers Nobody likes to think about the possibility of cancer. When we do, it is usually because there is a reason, such as being personally exposed to the disease in some way or having been brought to mind through awareness campaigns. For the most part, ...
  • Moving the Needle of Care in a Significant Way

    The impact the funds raised by Big Slick for Children’s Mercy cannot be measured in dollars alone. It’s creating a legacy to last for generations to come. Big Slick photos courtesy of Children’s Mercy Someone once noted an idea is worthless until you get it out of your head and see what it can do. Had actor Rob Riggle, who ...

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