Andrea M. Saterbak, MD

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Patient Education

Patient Education

Knee
ACL Reconstruction with Hamstring Autograft
Review patient education for ACL reconstruction with hamstring autograft. Learn more about the procedure, including illustrations on how it is performed.

ACL Reconstruction with Hamstring, ARTHROTEK® and EZLoc™
Review patient education for ACL reconstruction with hamstring using ARTHROTEK® and EZLoc™ devices. Learn more about the procedure, including illustrations on how it is performed.

Meniscus Tears
Review patient education for meniscus tears. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatment options, including surgical and nonsurgical.

OATS Cartilage Repair Surgery
Review patient education for OATS cartilage repair surgery. Learn more about the procedure, including illustrations on how it is performed.

Oxford Unicompartmental Knee Replacement
Review patient education for partial knee replacement using OXFORD® implant. Learn more about the procedure, including illustrations on how it is performed.

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner’s Knee)
Review patient education about patellofemoral pain syndrome (runner’s knee). Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatment options, including surgical and nonsurgical.

Torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)
Review patient education about anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatment options, including surgical and nonsurgical.

Torn Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL)
Review patient education about posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injuries. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatment options, including surgical and nonsurgical.

Total Knee Replacement
Review patient education for total knee replacement. Learn more about the procedure, including illustrations on how it is performed.

Shoulder
Arthroscopic Bankart Repair
Review patient education for arthroscopic Bankart repair. Learn more about the procedure, including illustrations on how it is performed.

Mini-Open Rotator Cuff Repair
Review patient education for mini-open rotator cuff repair. Learn more about the procedure, including illustrations on how it is performed.

Total Shoulder Replacement
Review patient education for total shoulder replacement. Learn more about the procedure, including illustrations on how it is performed.

Protocols

Knee
ACL Reconstruction
Review proper post-operative care following ACL reconstruction. Learn more about the progression through each rehabilitation stage.

Meniscal Repair PT
Review proper post-operative care following meniscal repair. Learn more about the progression through each rehabilitation phase.

Meniscectomy
Review proper post-operative care following meniscectomy.

Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Injury
Review proper post-operative care following medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) repair. Learn more about the progression through the rehabilitation program.

Total Knee Arthroplasty
Review proper post-operative care following total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Learn more about the progression through each rehabilitation phase.

Shoulder
Arthroscopic SAD LAB DEB PT
Review proper post-operative care following arthroscopic subacromial decompression/labral debridement. Learn more about the progression through each rehabilitation stage.

Arthroscopic SLAP PT
Review proper post-operative care following arthroscopic SLAP repair. Learn more about the progression through each rehabilitation phase.

Bankart Repair PT
Review proper post-operative care following Bankart repair. Learn more about the progression through the rehabilitation program.

Rotator Cuff Repair
Review proper post-operative care following rotator cuff repair. Learn more about the progression through the rehabilitation program.

Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
Review proper post-operative care following total shoulder arthroplasty. Learn more about the progression through each rehabilitation phase.

General
Dr. Saterbak Surgery Protocol
Review Dr. Saterbak’s protocol for surgical procedures, showing average hospital stay and time off following surgery.

Post-Surgical Time Line
Review Dr. Saterbak’s post-operative clinic follow-up timeline.

Prescription Policy Following Surgery
Review Dr. Saterbak’s prescription policy following surgery.

Patient Testimonial Video

Keven D. – Total Knee Replacement Patient Testimonial
Keven, a patient of Dr. Saterbak’s, received a total knee replacement through the TCO EXCEL program. Learn more about Keven’s experience.

Articles

Andrea Saterbak Returns from Providing Medical Coverage at World Cup Races in Italy
Twin Cities Orthopedics surgeon Dr. Andrea Saterbak recently returned from the women’s Alpine Skiing World Cup event in LaThuile, Italy. Saterbak, a consulting team physician for the U.S. Alpine Ski Team, works closely with the team’s athletic trainer to provide medical care to U.S. athletes.

SCO Physicians Make 2015 “Top Doc” List
Three St. Croix Orthopaedics’ surgeons are being honored as “Top Doctors” by their peers in the July 2015 issue of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine.

Saterbak Featured in the Creighton University Magazine
SCO physician and Creighton University graduate, Dr. Andrea Saterbak, was recently featured in the Creighton University Magazine. “The 1992 Creighton School of Medicine graduate is among a select pool of consulting physicians who care for the men and women of the U.S.”

Knee and Hip Treatments Help Kim Regain Her Mobility
When Kim started experiencing knee pain, her friend advised her to see St. Croix Orthopaedics (SCO) physician, Dr. Andrea Saterbak.

Andrea Saterbak is Named One of Minnesota Monthly’s Best Orthopaedic Doctors for Women
We are happy to announce that Dr. Andrea Saterbak, of St. Croix Orthopaedics, was chosen by her peers as one of Minnesota Monthly’s best orthopedic doctors for women.

Andrea Saterbak Returns from the World Cup Slalom Event in Croatia
SCO’s Dr. Andrea M. Saterbak, a physician consultant for the alpine U.S. Ski Team, recently returned from a world cup slalom event in Zagreb, Croatia.

Saterbak Receives Stillwater Area High School’s 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award
Dr. Andrea Saterbak is the winner of the Stillwater Area High School’s 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award.

SCO Surgeon Travels the World Providing Orthopaedic Care to the U.S. Ski Team
The U.S. Ski Team’s consulting physician, Dr. Andrea Saterbak, traveled to Maribor, Slovenia, Jan. 6-12, to provide medical care to the U.S. Ski Team athletes.

Getting Into the Game – Team Physicians Play Major Roles in Athletic Team Success
The evolution of sports medicine as a subspecialty in orthopedic surgery has a strong history at St. Croix Orthopaedics. As one of the first orthopedic groups in the region to utilize arthroscopy as a minimally invasive means of treating sports-related injuries, St. Croix Orthopaedics gained a reputation for sports medicine in the 1980s.

What to Expect

ACL Info Sheet
Review patient education for what to expect following ACL surgery, including physical therapy, swelling, pain and wound management.

Injections Handout
Review patient education for what to expect following an injection, including effectiveness and possible symptoms.

Knee Scope Info Sheet
Review patient education for what to expect following knee scope, including swelling, pain and wound management.

Shoulder Surgery Info Sheet
Review patient education for what to expect following shoulder surgery, including sleeping, showing, physical therapy exercises and wound management.

TKA Info Sheet
Review patient education for what to expect following a total knee arthroplasty (TKA), including hospital stay, physical therapy, pain and wound management.