Nicholas G. Weiss, MD

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Patient Education

Post-Op Instructions

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Protocol

Arthroscopic Hip Post-Op Protocol


Custom Knee Replacement
Bill received a knee replacement that was custom fit to match him and now he’s back doing what he loves ahead of schedule.


An Inside Look At A New ACL Repair Technique
Maya Peterson, a high school athlete, was in the middle of a 100m hurdles race when she tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). “My lead leg completely buckled on landing and I immediately knew something was wrong” she said.

Anterior Shoulder Instability
Shoulder instability, a condition where the ball of the shoulder slips out of the socket, can be a debilitating problem for athletes and non-athletes alike. This article introduces the important concepts necessary to understand shoulder instability and its treatment.

SCO Surgeons First to Perform New Knee Surgery in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin
Surgeons with St. Croix Orthopaedics (SCO) will be the first in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin to perform knee surgery using a new procedure, Biomet’s SignatureTM knee, which utilizes MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) to create custom positioning guides for use in total knee replacement surgery.

SCO Surgeon Repairs Patellar Tendons in Patient who Severed Both at Once
Dr. Weiss and physical therapists at Westfields Hospital worked to restore a patient’s mobility after he tore both patellar tendons at once while playing basketball.

Getting Better All the Time – Treatment Advances Continue to Improve Knee Arthritis Outcomes
Arthritis is the most common cause of disabling pain affecting patients today. It is a condition that results in the loss of the smooth cartilage surface of a joint with resultant pain, stiffness and swelling.

Blog Posts

All About ACL Injuries – Part 1
Dr. Weiss shares insights on ACL injuries in part one of this two part ACL series. Learn more about the high risk athletes and how the injury occurs.

All About ACL Injuries – Part 2
Dr. Weiss shares insights on ACL injuries in part two of this two part ACL series. Learn more about how the ACL is surgically repaired.

Common Sports Injuries
Learn more about common sports injuries, including how to prevent them and what to do if you become injured.

An information source on sports injuries, including prevention, diagnosis, treatment rehabilitation and how to enhance sports performance.