About Research Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Research Orthopedics and Sports Medicine practice Is part of the HCA Midwest Health network in Kansas City. We are affiliated with Research Medical Center as well as the hospitals of HCA Midwest Health.
Research Orthopedics and Sports Medicine practice is a general orthopedic practice that cares for a wide range of care, both surgical and non-surgical for prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of many bone and joint injuries.
Our physicians, Dr Kindred and Dr. Schaper are highly trained with over 30 years of treating patients in the Kansas City area and offer specialized clinical expertise in custom total joint replacement surgery for the hip and knee.
Please call (816) 276-7410 to schedule an appointment. Same day and next day appointments are available. For cancelations, please provide a 24-hour notice.
Bone Health Clinic
The Bone Health Clinic at Research Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is dedicated to the screening, diagnosis and treatment of Osteoporosis. Our Densitometrist, Matthew Bruns, NP, has specialized expertise and training in treating Osteoporosis and is a certified fracture liaison on for the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Osteoporosis is a very common condition and tends to be a leading risk factor for hip fractures in older women, Some of the symptoms of Osteoporosis are:
- Back Pain
- Loss of height over time
- Poor posture
- Frequent bone fractures
- Receding gums
Getting screened and knowing your risk and steps for early prevention are key to maintain good bone health. To set up an appointment call (816) 276-7410.