If you experience pain or physical limitations in your shoulders, elbows, hands, wrists, knees, hips, ankles, feet, back or neck – Northern Orthopedics can help. Northern Orthopedics has delivered exceptional care to thousands of patients with musculoskeletal disease or injury. As a full-service organization with six board-certified physicians and the most sophisticated medical equipment, Northern Orthopedics has the expertise you demand for health, comfort and compassion.

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Fall-proof Your Home This Holiday Season

With all the holiday cheer and festive activities this season, the last thing most people think about is their risk for falls. But people should be reminded of the possible dangers lurking in their homes that could put them at risk. READ MORE

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Help Us Spread the Word About Keeping Kids Active

With kids heading back-to-school and settling into a new schedule for the school year, now is the perfect time to remind families about the importance of regular exercise to help build and maintain strong healthy bones for life. READ MORE


To Our

I formed the Northern Orthopedics practice back in 1975. Today, you simply won’t find another team with the same talent and passion for Orthopedics and your health. Every surgeon is an expert, which means you can count on Northern Orthopedics for everything from routine therapy and day surgery to total joint replacement. I retired recently and enjoy spending my time relaxing with family and friends. But because I’m so fond of the practice and patients we serve, I continue to stay involved with Northern Orthopedics – and you.  Because it’s our passion.

God Bless!

Peter A. Schmitz, MD

Main Clinic

Oak Ridge Professional Building
2014 South 6th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
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