Category: News and Events

OSC Will be Closed on Christmas Day, Monday December 25 and Tuesday, December 26

Please be aware that OSC offices will be closed on Christmas Day, Monday December 25 and Tuesday, December 26, so our physicians and staff can enjoy the holidays with their families. An OSC physician specialist will be on-call for any holiday mishaps that may occur, which require a doctor’s attention. Please submit your requests for… Read more »

OSC Installs Advanced Konica X-ray Technology for Improved Patient Safety and Faster Diagnostics

Orthopaedic & Spine Center has installed two KDR™ Advanced U-Arm (AU) Systems from Konica Minolta to improve diagnostic imaging while providing a safer, lower radiation dose to our patients during x-ray. These 3rd generation U-Arm X-ray machines benefit our patients by: • Providing our physicians with radiologic images of exceptional clarity • Expediting images for… Read more »

Common Myths about Stem Cell Therapy

Mark W. McFarland, DO As an Orthopaedic Specialist, I utilize many different treatments to help my patients feel better and to restore their physical function.  I use stem cell therapy, when appropriate, to help my patients who suffer from a variety of orthopaedic conditions, including arthritis, spinal disc degeneration, tendinitis and torn ligaments.  Here, I… Read more »

If My Doctor Thinks I Really Need an MRI, Why are X-rays Taken First?

Boyd W. Haynes III, MD As an Orthopaedic Specialist, I want to address this frequently asked question.  Indulge me while I walk you through a typical scenario of my day seeing patients. Most patients will Google the symptoms that they are having long before they actually make an appointment to see me for a consultation. … Read more »

OSC Staff Gifts Body Armor Vest to NNPD K-9 Officer Elvis

OSC Physicians and Staff celebrated the holidays on Saturday at Busch Gardens’ Festhaus for the annual OSC Christmas party.  The highlight of the event was the OSC Employee Committee presentation of a Body Armor Vest to K-9 Officer Elvis and his partner, Officer Angsten, on behalf of and in honor of the OSC Physicians. The OSC… Read more »

OSC Sponsors a Dazzling Variety of Holiday Specials on WHRO Public TV

For your viewing pleasure, Orthopaedic & Spine Center is partnering with WHRO Public Television to bring you a spectacular line-up of Holiday Special Programming. We’ve provided you a list of all the specials, with dates and times, so you won’t miss any of the fun!  Join us for: Great Performances: Holiday Inn – The New… Read more »

OSC Will be Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

The offices of Orthopaedic & Spine Center will be closed on Thursday, November 23 & Friday, November 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. As always, a caring OSC specialist will be on call to handle any orthopaedic emergency you may experience. If you need a prescription refill, imaging studies, medical records or paperwork that… Read more »

OSC Patient Portal Maintenance Happens Tonight!

PLEASE NOTE!*************** The OSC Patient Portal will be taken down for routine maintenance tonight, Thursday November 16, at 8:30 PM until 6:00 AM tomorrow morning, Friday, November 17. If you need to submit a communication, request or prescription refill, please be aware of this service interruption and plan accordingly.  Thank you for your attention!

Breathing Techniques for Natural Pain Relief

Jenny L. F. Andrus, M.D. Purposeful relaxation calms the mind, decreases stress hormones, relaxes muscles, reduces blood pressure, and may elevate your sense of peace and well-being. That sounds amazing, right? For many of us, especially those living with chronic pain, it might be challenging to learn deep relaxation in order to appreciate all of… Read more »

Thank you to all our Veterans!

The Physicians and Staff at OSC would like to thank our Veterans for their service and sacrifice, for our country and our freedom!  With appreciation for all you do for us, THANK YOU!