What Is Biologic Therapy?

When you think of medical treatment, does medication come to mind? Surgical solutions? Believe it or not, there’s another option — orthobiologic therapy. These biologic treatments harness your body’s natural ability to heal.
Jun 2nd, 2023

Why People Are Turning To PRP for Pain Relief

When you live with pain, it’s easy to reach for an over-the-counter or prescription pain reliever. But there could be a more effective option — platelet-rich plasma (PRP).
May 1st, 2023

Can Sports Medicine Get Me Back in the Game Faster?

Injuries are never easy, but they can be downright miserable when they leave you out of the game. Fortunately, working with an expert who has advanced skills in sports medicine can speed your recovery and reduce your risk of reinjury.
Apr 2nd, 2023

The Many Benefits of Arthroscopic Surgery

No one wants to hear they need surgery. However, the realization is easier to face when it’s minimally invasive. Do you need surgery? Keep reading to see the numerous benefits that come with arthroscopic techniques.
Mar 6th, 2023

What Is the Typical Recovery Process for a Fracture?

Breaking a bone can change life in an instant, especially when it’s severe. Fortunately, your body gets to work immediately to repair the damage, but that doesn’t mean recovery happens overnight. Here’s what to expect when you have a fracture.
Feb 3rd, 2023

How Orthobiologics Can Benefit You

Whether you have a painful injury or chronic condition, orthobiologics can offer game-changing solutions. Why? Because they work to heal tissue damage instead of simply masking your symptoms. And they come with few risks or side effects.
Jan 5th, 2023

Is PRP Right for Me?

PRP has been attracting a lot of attention recently, but why? And how do you know if it’s right for you? Keep reading to learn about this therapeutic treatment and when it offers the best results.
Dec 7th, 2022

Will an ACL Tear Heal on Its Own?

Nothing can stop an active lifestyle like an ACL injury. Fortunately, nonsurgical and surgical treatments exist to ensure you heal properly. But the best option can vary, depending on the severity of your injury and your lifestyle.
Nov 2nd, 2022

What’s Causing My Achy, Stiff Joints?

Sore and stiff joints are common, especially as you age. But that doesn’t mean it’s always due to the same problem. Instead, several conditions can trigger joint issues, so an accurate diagnosis is key to finding relief.
Oct 4th, 2022

4 Painful Conditions that Arthroscopic Surgery Treats

Advanced surgical techniques using arthroscopy make it easier than ever to diagnose and treat joint problems. But which ones exactly? Keep reading to see four common pain conditions that this minimally invasive approach can correct.
Sep 1st, 2022

How Do Orthobiologic Treatments Work?

The body has a remarkable ability to heal itself. You can see the process in action for yourself whenever a cut scabs over and becomes a scar. Orthobiologic treatments harness this natural response to help injuries heal faster. Here’s how.
Aug 8th, 2022

When Does a Rod Help After a Fracture?

Broken bones may be common, but that doesn’t mean treatments for each are the same. Instead, doctors rely on a variety of approaches to ensure the best outcomes and optimal healing based on the break and its severity.
Jul 6th, 2022

How Long Does Hip Replacement Recovery Take?

When facing surgery, one of the first things you likely want to know is the recovery time. But the answer isn’t always cut and dried. If you have a hip replacement in your future, here’s what you need to know about the recovery process.
Jun 1st, 2022

A Closer Look at What PRP Can Do For You

Did you know your body is a healing machine? It’s easy to overlook since so much happens without you thinking about it — like how a cut seems to magically heal after an injury. But that magic is exactly what PRP taps into. Read on to learn more.
May 4th, 2022

What Female Athletes Need to Know About ACL Tears

You’ve probably heard of athletes suffering ACL tears, a debilitating type of knee injury. But did you know they occur more often in women and girls than their male counterparts? Keep reading to learn more so you can avoid this injury.
Mar 10th, 2022

How to Avoid a Hamstring Tear

Did you have a sudden, sharp pain in the back of your thigh? Or a popping sensation at the onset of pain? It’s hard to mistake these telltale signs of a hamstring tear. Fortunately, there are ways to avoid them.
Feb 10th, 2022

PRP Therapy for Tendinitis: What to Expect

Tendons may be strong and flexible, but they’re still prone to injury. Fortunately, regenerative therapy treatments like PRP can repair tendon damage on a cellular level, whether your injury develops from overuse, stress, or aging.
Dec 12th, 2021

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Signs of a Foot Fracture

Do you have foot pain that worsens with activity but seems better when you rest? Have you noticed swelling, bruising, or tenderness that doesn’t seem to improve? You could have a broken bone, and even a hairline crack can cause problems.
Nov 9th, 2021

Telltale Signs of a Bicep Rupture

Do you have pain in your bicep? If a popping sound occurred prior to the pain, you could have a torn bicep tendon. Keep reading to learn the other signs of this painful problem.
Oct 11th, 2021

Is ACL Reconstruction Effective?

Tearing a ligament in your knee can seriously impact its stability, but can surgery help? Keep reading to learn more about anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and how to get the best results from this procedure.
Sep 8th, 2021

The Benefits of Sports Medicine for Athletes

Looking to improve your athletic performance? How about ways of preventing or recovering from an injury? It’s time to have an experienced sports medicine physician in your corner. Keep reading to learn more.
Aug 1st, 2021

5 Signs of an Ankle Sprain

Do you have pain from a rolled, twisted, or turned ankle? It could be a sprain. Learn how to spot this common injury and why you should see a doctor.
Jul 1st, 2021

Surgery for a Broken Arm: What To Expect

Broken arms are a common problem, especially from falls, sports, or car accidents. Sometimes, an emergency room visit can correct them. However, other fractures require expert care and surgery to provide better outcomes. Here’s what you need to know.
Jun 8th, 2021

How OrthoBiologics Is Used in Orthopaedics

The human body has remarkable self-healing abilities, especially when it has a little help from OrthoBiologics. Keep reading to learn more about this cutting-edge therapy and its promising future in orthopedic medicine.
May 21st, 2021

Who Needs a Rotator Cuff Repair?

No one wants to undergo surgery. But, if you have chronic problems and lost function, it could provide the best results. Keep reading to learn about rotator cuff surgery and if it’s right for you.
Apr 13th, 2021

How PRP Can Speed Up Your Healing

Have you had a recent injury? Are you considering surgery? If you're looking for pain relief, it’s time to focus on healing your body instead of masking symptoms alone. That’s where PRP comes in. Keep reading to learn more.
Mar 12th, 2021

Signs You Might Benefit From Knee Replacement Surgery

No one wants to undergo surgery. But, sometimes, it’s the best way to eliminate pain and restore function in a damaged joint. Keep reading to see if a knee replacement could give you a new lease on life.
Jan 13th, 2021

How to Prevent an ACL Tear

Nothing stops an athlete in their tracks faster than a torn ACL. But, even though this is one of the most common injuries in sports, you can often prevent them. Keep reading to learn more.
Dec 9th, 2020

Healing From a Broken Shoulder: What to Expect

Your shoulder is a ball and socket joint, giving it a wide range of motion. Unfortunately, this flexibility also means shoulder fractures need expert care to heal without long-term complications. Keep reading to learn more.
Nov 10th, 2020

5 Tips to Help Relieve Arthritis Pain

Living with arthritis isn't easy. But there are ways to keep your pain under control — and they don't always require risky drugs or surgery. Keep reading for ways to help relieve arthritis pain.
Oct 7th, 2020

The Role of Regenerative Medicine in Healing

Traditional medical treatments usually address your symptoms alone. But regenerative medicine is all about repairing the damage or disease-causing them. Keep reading to learn how these cutting-edge therapies help by triggering the healing process.
Sep 9th, 2020

Wave Goodbye to Shoulder Pain With a Rotator Cuff Repair

If you have persistent or severe shoulder pain, it could be time to consider surgical solutions. Fortunately, these procedures often rely on less invasive techniques, offering safer and quicker ways to banish shoulder pain for good.
Aug 12th, 2020

The Importance of Early Fracture Care

Not all broken bones occur because of falls or major traumas, but that doesn’t make early medical intervention less critical. Keep reading to learn why you shouldn’t put off seeing the doctor if you have a fracture.
Jul 24th, 2020

What to Expect When Returning to Sports After an ACL Injury

Nothing stops an athlete faster than an ACL injury. However, many athletes are able to return to their previous level of play after appropriate treatment. Keep reading to learn more about these injuries and what to expect to help you get back in the game.
Jun 18th, 2020

Am I a Candidate for Arthroscopic Surgery?

Do you need to have a joint replacement? Do you have bone or cartilage damage from arthritis? If you need orthopedic surgery, arthroscopic procedures offer many benefits. Keep reading to learn more.
May 27th, 2020

How PRP Injections Are Revolutionizing Joint Pain Treatment

The prevalence of joint pain in the United States is on the rise due to an aging population. Thankfully, new solutions are answering the call, especially a regenerative therapy that relies on platelet-rich plasma to improve joint health.
Mar 24th, 2020

Meet Our Front Desk Coordinator, Dani!

My name is Dani and I am the Front Desk Coordinator for Tadje Orthopaedics. Working at Tadje Orthopaedics has been an exciting adventure and I love that no day is the exact same.
Jul 31st, 2019

Interning With Tadje Orthopaedics

Here at Tadje Orthopaedics we enjoy having students in our clinic to provide guidance and to further explore the world of healthcare and more specifically Orthopedic Surgery.
Jul 9th, 2019

Kim's Mission Trip To Ukraine

First of all I want to thank you, Tadje Orthopaedics, I don't think this trip would have been possible without your help.
Jun 25th, 2019

Providing Care In Senegal

Jacob Tadje is a hard working pre-medical student at the University of Utah with big dreams and a heart of gold.
Feb 19th, 2019

The Sweat, The Passion, And The Dirt

Wyatt Lyonsmith has been riding dirt bikes since he was 4 years old. When he was about 8 years old, he saw his first motocross race and was instantly hooked!
Nov 2nd, 2018

Virginia Goes To AAHKS

The first week of November, I had the opportunity to journey to Dallas, Texas and attend the 2017 AAHKS (American Association for Hip and Knee Surgeons) annual meeting.
Nov 20th, 2018

Humanitarian Trip To Cambodia

In 2017, Dr. Tadje took a humanitarian trip with his son Andrew, to Phnom Penh, Cambodia. They were able to provide much needed assistance to a place called CICFO (Cambodia International Children Friendship Outreach).
Oct 12th, 2018


Nicole Eaton, therapist, mom of 2, biker, traveler, and sculptor, is always on board to try something new.
Aug 29th, 2018

Meet Steve

My name is Steve and I am Tadje Orthopaedic's x-ray technologist. As an x-ray tech, I take images of a variety of patient's, including new patients, re-check patients, post-op patients, etc. I have been with the Tadje Ortho team for approximately 2.5 years
May 30th, 2018

Tracy's Thailand Trip 2018

In January, my husband and I traveled to Thailand as a part of the Trauma and Emergency Management Program. This program provides training, support and essential medical supplies to mobile, community-based “backpack” medics.
May 23rd, 2018

Tina's Long Road To Recovery

Tina Fitzgerald used to be a medtech. But in 2013, one of her patients accidentally parked an electric wheelchair on top of her right foot.
Apr 25th, 2018

Meet The Koubas

The Kouba family is the kind of family that’s always on the move. Jennifer and Charlie Kouba introduced their boys, Austin and Bailey, to motocross at a young age, and they were instantly enchanted.
Mar 26th, 2018

Meet Lacey - Our Biller

Hello Everyone! Thank you for taking the time to read up on who this new girl really is! My name is Lacey Madrigal. I am part of Team Tadje’s Medical Billing.
Feb 20th, 2018

Meet Mikayla

My name is Mikayla and I am Virginia and Dr. Tadje’s medical scribe. As a medical scribe, I accompany Dr. Tadje and Virginia as they see patients and dictate their notes for them.
Nov 3rd, 2017

Coltin's Story

Coltin Steele grew up in Eagle, Idaho as a confident, tough farm boy with a large supportive family.
Oct 2nd, 2017

Virginia's Story

Although there are many reasons I work with Dr. Tadje, one of the main factors in my decision to work at his practice is his dedication to his patients.
Sep 16th, 2017

Meet Mitch

The good news: I got to spend Christmas Eve 2016 with my family while I was visiting Idaho. The less good news: We had to spend it in the emergency room.
May 30th, 2017