Back & Spine
15 Dec

Orthopedic Health of KC Newsletter Dec 2020

In This Issue:

  • Holiday Contests
  • Toys for Tots Donation
  • Focus on Spine
  • Sports Specialist Additional Qualifications
  • Holiday Hours

Holiday Contest Winners at OHKC

It’s that time of year when holiday cheer is all around and any excuse to show it is welcome. The employees at OHKC dressed their holiday best (and sometimes ugliest) for daily competitions. Everyone was up for the challenge and the winners are pictured below.

Ugliest Christmas Sweater Bret Gerstner

Best Christmas Movie Character Amanda Lantis

Red & Green (Tied): Amanda Todd

Red & Green (Tied): Tina Briggs

Hawaiian Logan Goodale

Silver & Gold Tina Briggs

Toys For Tots Donation

In addition to costume contests the week prior to Christmas, the staff at OHKC held daily raffles to raise money for Toys for Tots. This organization’s mission is to collect new unwrapped toys fordistribution to children that wouldn’t otherwise receive toys. The week’s efforts allowed OHKC to donate $2,846 to this wonderfulcharitable cause.

Focus on: Spine

At OHKC, we are lucky enough to have a fellowship trained, board certified spine surgeon: Dr. Andre Jakoi, M.D. Dr. Jakoi specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of common spinal injuries and conditions, from muscle strains and vertebral fractures, to more complex issues, like disc herniations and the correction of spinal deformities. If you or someone you love is sufferingwith back pain, schedule your appointment by calling us at (816) 561-3003.

Dr. Cowan Receives Additional Sports Qualifications

Recently, Dr. Paul Cowan, M.D., M.P.H., one of our fellowship trained sports medicine orthopedists, obtained a SportsCertificate of Added Qualifications. TheSports CAQ recognizes excellence among physicians whose practice emphasizes expertise in the Sports Medicine field. Congratulations to Dr. Cowan!

Holiday Hours

Below is a list of our holiday hours fromChristmas Eve through New Year’s.

12/24: Closing at noon

12/25: Closed

12/26: North KC UrgentCare Clinic closed

12/31: Open normal hours

1/1: Closed

1/2: North KC UrgentCare Clinic closed

Thank you for your patience as we allow our staff a break to enjoy the holidays. If you are in need of immediate assistance, please call911 or visit the emergency room. If your need is less urgent, we will be open regular business hours beginning at 8am onMonday, January 4th.