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platelets
platelets

New regenerative medicine technique now available at Midwest Orthopaedic Center

By Adam Colen, D.O.

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is a new treatment that uses your body’s natural healing properties to promote the repair of chronic and acute tendon and ligament injuries. Many elite professional and college athletes have used PRP therapy to help them heal so they can return to play.

Dr. Luetkemeyer
Dr. Luetkemeyer

Adult reconstruction specialist is Peoria native

Peoria, Illinois (September 1, 2015)—Luke Luetkemeyer, M.D., has joined Midwest Orthopaedic Center, the largest and most diverse orthopedic group in downstate Illinois. Dr. Luetkemeyer will see patients at both the Peoria and Pekin offices of Midwest Orthopaedic Center, effective September 1, 2015.

Midwest Ortho First
Midwest Ortho First

Midwest Ortho First lets patients skip the E.R., get immediate access to certified orthopaedic providers

Peoria, Illinois (July 27, 2015)—Midwest Orthopaedic Center is opening the area’s first walk-in clinic for same-day treatment of orthopaedic injuries, giving patients a timely, affordable option for the care of dislocations, fractures and sprains. Midwest Ortho First, which opens Saturday, August 1st, lets patients bypass a hospital emergency room or general urgent care center and see a certified orthopaedic provider without an appointment, saving time, cost and discomfort.

Dr. Colen
Dr. Colen

Sports medicine specialist is Peoria native

Peoria, Illinois (July 25, 2015)—Adam Colen, D.O., has joined the team of sports medicine specialists at Midwest Orthopaedic Center, the largest and most diverse orthopedic group in downstate Illinois. Dr. Colen will see patients at both the Peoria and Pekin offices of Midwest Orthopaedic Center, effective August 3, 2015.

x-ray machine
x-ray machine

First in Area with New Technology That Cuts Radiation Exposure 30-50%

Peoria, Illinois (April 20, 2015)—Midwest Orthopaedic Center is the first in Central Illinois to offer digital radiography—a “smart” digital X-ray system that significantly reduces the X-ray exposure patients receive during an exam, while producing better images for improved diagnosis. The Samsung XGEO GC80, now available at Midwest Orthopaedic Center, represents a major leap forward in X-ray technology. This wireless robotic system on average lowers the radiation dose to patients by 30 to 50 percent while providing a superior digital image.

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