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NAVIO Robotics-Assisted Surgery

Robotics-assisted knee surgery now available

AppOrtho is the first and only orthopedics practice in western NC to offer robotics-assisted knee replacement using the NAVIO® surgical system, only at Watauga Medical Center.

Be a good visitor during flu season

Be a good visitor during flu season

The flu season began October 1 and runs through May. As a visitor to our facilities, you play an important part in preserving the health and safety of patients. The following precautions can protect our patients, as well as visitors, from the spread of infection.   Clean your hands before…

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Be a good visitor during flu season

The flu season began October 1 and runs through May. As a visitor to our facilities, you play an important part in preserving the health and safety of patients. The following precautions can protect our patients, as well as visitors, from the spread of infection.   Clean your hands before…

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Local girl gives a special gift to cancer patients this Christmas

By Josh Jarman What makes Christmas, Christmas? Depending on whom you ask, you are bound to get a sleigh full of different answers. Most kids will shout Santa, while parents will say a few days off work to travel and then stand in long return lines. It’s true, right? We spend so much time…

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