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You Won't Believe What This Guy Can Do on a Knee Replacement!

Originally diagnosed with meniscus problems in his knee, Pastor Jeff Sutton wanted to get back to adventure racing. Adventure racing is typically a multi-disciplinary team sport involving navigation over an unmarked wilderness course lasting anywhere from two hours up to two weeks in length. Read more...


Bionic Woman Seeks Endgame: The Marvel of Being Pain-Free

Glenda McCollum calls herself the "Bionic Woman" because she's had doctors at Columbia Orthopaedic Group help her in the past who helped with joint replacement surgery. Read more...


Twice as Nice: Two Neck Surgeries That Drove Away The Pain

Kathy Conley has ridden horses since age 14. In fact, riding horses has been a major part of her life. But it was also part of the problem when her neck pain began. "I had neck pain that got bad enough that I had to have a neck fusion. I had pain that went down into my shoulder and sometimes my fingers would get numb." Read more...


Get to Know Dr. Kurt Krautmann

Dr. Krautmann is Columbia Orthopaedic Group (COG)'s newest foot and ankle specialist. As a second-generation orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Krautmann's decision to join the medical field was easy. Read more...


Knees Are Made for Racing

Don still races motorcycles after his double knee replacement. Read more...


Hips are Made for Hiking

Hiking after hip replacement, Jim tells his story!
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Chronic Back Pain

Understanding your surgical options. Read more...


Leveraging digital engagement to improve patient outcomes

As new digital patient-care platforms are integrated into the traditional healthcare system, there has been a direct correlation between increased patient engagement and better treatment outcomes. Read more...


Why Outpatient Facilities Save You Time And Money

A look Into COG's ability to pivot and innovate within the medical industry. Read more...


The Surgical Center at Columbia Orthopaedic Group Named #1 Ambulatory Surgery Center in Missouri

The Surgical Center at Columbia Orthopaedic Group was named as the best in Missouri based on the following assessed criteria.

  • How well facilities responded to COVID-19
  • Quality of care
  • Performance data
  • Peer recommendations from relative in-state competition

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The Surgical Center at Columbia Orthopaedic Group Performs First Simplify Cervical Disc Procedure In Missouri

Central Missouri farmer Bryan Ratliff is getting ready to resume his regular routine just two weeks after becoming the first patient in Missouri to undergo a new surgical procedure that is a successful alternative to spinal fusion. Read more...


COG Surgery Center: Ranked Number 7 Surgical Center in the United States

Central Missouri farmer Bryan Ratliff is getting ready to resume his regular routine just two weeks after becoming the first patient in Missouri to undergo a new surgical procedure that is a successful alternative to spinal fusion. Read more...