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Why Having a Sports Medicine Specialist Means so Much

Oct 25, 2017

Dr. Melander is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine. Dr. Melander strives to keep people of ages and activity levels healthy and active. Whether you are a competitive athlete, weekend warrior, or someone who just likes to be active,  Dr. Melander’s  sports medicine training will be sure…

Hockey Season is Here! So Are Upper Body Injuries!

Oct 23, 2017

With the start of hockey season, upper body injuries are something that you will hear a lot about. Upper body injuries are very common in both athletic and every day settings.  So, what exactly does it mean when someone sustains an upper body injury? Well, an upper body injury…

Keeping Players in the Game- A Patient Testimonial by Connor Harris

Sep 13, 2017

Dr. Melander strives for keeping players in the game! Dr. Melander has had the privilege to work with many athletes at all levels of competition throughout his career. Connor Harris broke multiple records while playing collegiate football, including the NCAA division II all time tackle record. Connor  is now…

Dr. Melander is Accepting New Patients!

Sep 12, 2017

  Dr. Matthew Melander is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in Sports Medicine. Dr. Melander is now accepting new patients!  He treats people of all ages and activity levels, and strives to keep patients feeling well and performing their best. As an athlete, you want a doctor who…

What You Need to Know About Arthroscopic Surgery

Aug 14, 2017

Arthroscopic Surgery Arthroscopic surgery or arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure in which examination and treatment of damaged structures inside of a joint is performed.   The advantage of arthroscopic surgery over traditional open procedures is that the joint does not have to be opened fully. Instead, small incisions…

Sports Physicals

Jul 17, 2017

Melander Sports Medicine is Offering Sports Physicals When: Tuesday July 25, 2017     12:30-2:00  &  5:30-7:00 Where: St. Charles Orthopaedics- 9323 Phoenix Village Parkway O’Fallon, MO 63368 Cost: $25 cash only Availability: Walk-ins welcome or call 636-62-SPORT (7-7678) Sports physicals will be performed by Holly Strassner, NP-C. Please…

Happy 4th of July!

Jul 4, 2017

Wishing you a safe and happy 4th of July from all of us here at Melander Sports Medicine!   Happy 241st Birthday America! Thank you to all of the men and women who serve our great country and God bless the USA!

Amber Waves of Pain – Knee Pain Solutions

Jul 3, 2017

Knee Pain Solutions Knee pain is something that affects thousands of Americans daily. Below are a few tips that may be helpful in easing the pain. Low Impact Exercise Exercise that keeps you active, but that causes minimal stress on your joints is best for treating general conditions such…