From weekend warriors to pros, Twin Cities Orthopedics treats athletes and gets them back in the game as quickly and safely as possible. Our specialists have extensive experience in working with athletes, and many of them serve as physicians for local Twin Cities high schools, colleges and professional teams.
Common Conditions & Procedures
Arthroscopy of the Shoulder, Hip and Knee
Knee Surgery, including ACL and PCL Repair and Reconstruction
Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
Ligament and Joint Reconstruction
Muscle and Joint Sprains and Strains
Rotator Cuff Tears
Shoulder Dislocation and Instability
“Tommy John” Surgery
TCO offers comprehensive concussion treatment and management services. A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that is characterized by a myriad of symptoms, clinical presentations and recovery trajectories. Learn more.
TCO physicians specialize in concussion management from evaluation and diagnosis to treatment and rehabilitation. Each physician works directly with patients and TCO team members to create an individualized treatment plan and help speed recovery. Learn more.
TCO has physical therapists who are sub-specialized in concussion treatments including exertional, vestibular, ocular motor, & cervical therapies. Learn more.
TCO sports medicine physicians are proud to work with athletes at every level of competition. It doesn’t matter if you’re a gold medalist or a middle school goalie, our promise to you is the same. We will utilize all of our resources – decades of experience, incredible facilities, years of research data, and specialized training – to make you a better, safer, and more complete athlete. Learn more.
TCO Physical Therapists are part of a multidisciplinary team including athletic trainers, psychologists and coaches. Together, they provide comprehensive therapy assessments and plans, including vestibular rehab, vision training, cervical rehab and exertional therapy/graded experience. Learn more.
TCO Athletic Trainers are multi-skilled health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, injury evaluation, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. Our Athletic Trainers work directly with athletes in the youth, high school, and collegiate setting providing care in at the school as well as working hand-in-hand with our Sports Medicine Physicians in the clinic.
We made an appointment with Dr. Cole a couple of days after my daughter sustained her first concussion while playing lacrosse. Quite a surprise when we got in the next day! We met with…
Join us in welcoming our newest physician, Nicole Zappa, DO, MHA, to Twin Cities Orthopedics. Dr. Zappa, a Minnesota native, joins Twin Cities Orthopedics after practicing in Green Bay, Wisconsin. She is a board-certified Foot…
Join us in welcoming our newest physician, TJ Ridley MD, to Twin Cities Orthopedics. Dr. Ridley is a sports medicine fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery, as well as minimally…