Dr. Ryan Nelson is a fellowship-trained Orthopedic Surgeon and founder of the Shoulder & Orthopedic Institute. Click here to learn more about Dr. Nelson, his team and the Shoulder & Orthopedic Institute.
Meet Ryan L. Nelson D.O.
Complete Orthopedic Care
Dr. Nelson offers a wide variety of orthopedic services, from robot-assisted joint replacement to arthritis and traumatic workplace injuries, the Shoulder and Orthopedic Institute is here to help. Click here to learn more about our services.
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Over the weekend, Dr. Ryan Nelson attended a medical seminar in Nashville, Tennessee. The focus of the seminar was new surgical technique and procedures for repairing cartilage.
Greg Horton wrote a great article about opioid abuse for 405 Magazine. He spoke with Dr. Nelson about his use of Exparel, a non-opiate analgesic, during surgery to help patients manage pain without the use of opiates. Click here to read the article.
Dr. Ryan Nelson was interviewed by KOCO’s Crystal Price for an ongoing series on opioid addiction. In this segment, Dr. Nelson talks about his use of Exparel, an alternative to opioids in post operative pain management. We appreciate KOCO bringing attention to the issue of opioid addiction.
Maddy is nationally certified, has a Masters of Health Science from the University of Oklahoma and brings us invaluable medical knowledge. She is a great asset in not only diagnosis, treatment and surgery but is also rumored to have an unstoppable jump shot on the basketball court.
Dr. Nelson enjoys learning new surical techniques while attending orthopedic labs and seminars. This weekend he traveled to Chicago and attended a shoulder replacement lab. Do you have questions about shoulder replacement? Call us today so we can set up an appointment.
Watch the first video in our series featuring Dr. Nelson talking about the things a patient can expect at the Shoulder & Orthopedic Institute. Dr. Nelson is an orthopedic surgeon in Oklahoma City and one of the few orthopedic surgeons who specialize in shoulders and elbows.
We enjoy hosting medical reps from around the country who come to the Shoulder & Orthopedic Institute at Community Hospital to watch Dr. Nelson perform the latest in orthopedic surgical procedures. Today’s guests were from Smith & Nephew.
Does your treatment include surgery? Take a peek at the Shoulder & Orthopedic Institute’s surgical center at Community Hospital on Broadway Extension in north Oklahoma City. The staff and state-of-the-art facilities make it not only the best surgical facility in the state but also the most convenient.
Studies show that a combination of new techniques and medications have resulted in a significant reduction in length of stay and opioid use following a shoulder reconstruction surgery. Read the article here: https://www.healio.com/orthopedics/shoulder-elbow/news/online/%7Bc22c44e2-4b36-4192-b83e-41fd07552bdb%7D/liposomal-bupivacaine-dexamethasone-reduced-postoperative-pain-after-shoulder-arthroplasty
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