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Celebrating 50 years of providing care to the Tri-Cities and the Mid-Columbia

Tri-City Orthopaedics (TCO) is celebrating 50 years of providing care to the Tri-Cities and Mid-Columbia region. Since 1967, TCO has offered their patients an all-encompassing plan of treatment to help them return to the activities they love. TCO’s nine board-certified physicians utilize cutting-edge equipment and procedures to provide orthopaedic evaluation and diagnosis, and surgical and […]

Tri-Cities Knee Pain

” Tri-Cities Knee Pain ” might be a phrase you are looking up if your knees are causing you discomfort. Up to 33% of Americans are affected by some type of knee pain. It’s the second most common reason for chronic pain. No matter how it occurs, knee pain can really slow you down and […]


Mission Statement

“Our Mission Statement is to provide first-class musculoskeletal services to the local community in a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment; one in which we would be happy to treat our own families.” Our mission statement is not a plaque on the wall or a cliché that we toss around without thought or care. Our mission […]

Foot Pain Tri-Cities

“foot Pain Tri-Cities” might be a phrase area residents search for when they are in need of advanced intervention for complex foot and ankle problems, Lourdes active staff physician Faustin Stevens, MD, puts that care within reach. Dr. Stevens, a board-certified. fellowship-trained orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon, grew up in our beloved Tri-Cities. He studied […]

Sports Injury Kennewick

Should the possibility of a sports Injury prevent us from participating in athletics? From the view point of a parent, coach and medical provider: In the news lately we have been hearing a lot about sports-related injuries, concussions being at the forefront of those discussions. There are many other injuries that can affect athletes such […]

Herniated Disk Kennewick

What is a Herniated Disc? A herniated disk most often occurs in your lower back. It is one of the most common causes of low back pain, as well as leg pain (sciatica). Also called: Bulging disk, Compressed disk, Herniated intervertebral disk, Herniated nucleus pulposus, Prolapsed disk, Ruptured disk or Slipped disk. Between your vertebrae bones are […]

Neck or Back Pain Richland

Neck or back pain Richland, Kennewick and Pasco –  Risk Factors for Degenerative Disc Disease. Degenerative Disc Disease is a general term for the condition in which a damaged vertebral disc causes neck or back Pain. Knowing the Risk factors for Degenerative Disc Disease can be very helpful to develop a positive long term result […]