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New Patients

Thank you for choosing Proliance Orthopedic Associates to treat your orthopedic needs. Our practice consists of physicians with extensive orthopedic experience that provide excellent care and state-of-the-art technology.

Patient Forms

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Patient Education

Patient Education is a learning center on Proliance Orthopedic Associate’s website where you can educate yourself on different conditions, surgeries, and FAQs.

Insurance and Billing Information

Proliance Orthopedic Associates encourages patients to contact their insurance provider directly to confirm benefits and coverage, including anesthesia coverage for any surgical procedure. POA will bill your insurance provider for any services. Patients are responsible for any unpaid portion of a bill.

Surgery: What You Need to Know

Prepare for your surgery by reading everything you need to know.

Common Ambulatory Surgery Center Procedures

At Proliance Orthopedic Associates we are capable of treating many ambulatory surgical needs in our Ambulatory Surgery Center. At our Ambulatory Surgery Center you will receive caring, superior care in an environment that is calmer than a large hospital.

MRI: What You Need to Know

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is the use of safe and painless magnetic and radio waves to produce high-resolution images of internal organs and soft tissue. MRI helps your orthopedic physician diagnose bone, tissue, joint and musculoskeletal conditions.

Helpful Orthopedic Resources

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
American College of Sports Medicine
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
American Podiatric Medical Association
American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Arthritis Foundation
Hip Replacement
Joint Replacement
Knee Replacement
North American Spine Society
Prosthetics Outreach Foundation
Spine-Health

LOCATIONS

RENTON

4011 Talbot Rd S #300
Renton, WA 98055

Phone: 425.656.5060
Fax: 425.656.5047

COVINGTON

27005 168th Pl SE #201
Covington, WA 98042

Phone: 253.630.3660
Fax: 253.631.1591

Maple Valley

24060 SE Kent Kangley Rd,
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Phone: 425.358.7708
Fax: 425.656.5047

Latest POA News

  • Know Your Limits to Exercise Safely

    Myth: No pain, no gain. Exercise may help your orthopedic health, but it’s important to know when to stop. Fighting through rigorous workouts can be rewarding, but when you push past the point of injury, you won’t actually receive the benefits you seek. Learn how to set yourself up for success, rather than injury, when …

  • Returning to Sports After ACL Surgery: The Complex Decision Between Player, Surgeon, and Therapist

    The following article is written by Andrew Merritt, MD. Taking care of injured athletes is one of the most complex and challenging parts of being a surgeon.  There is always a conflict between the athlete’s desire to return to play as soon as possible, and the surgeon and therapist’s desire to err on the side …

  • 3 Reasons to Start Strength Training

    When you think of strength training, it’s likely that professional athletes or bodybuilders come to mind. You may wonder, “Is strength training really relevant to my lifestyle?” While cardio and flexibility exercises certainly have their place, when it comes to effective exercise programs, strength training has unique benefits for your bone and joint health. Strength …

Dr. Barrett's Blog

  • Stiff or Fused Spine, Total Hip Replacement, and Risks of Dislocation

    The 2018 spring meeting of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons was held from May 3rd-5th in Miami, Florida. Orthopedic surgeons discussed the correlation between spinal deformity, spinal fusion, and total hip dislocation at a symposium during the meeting. There are multiple reasons for the correlation of these issues with one another, but …

  • Total Joint Replacement, Obesity, and the Role of Bariatric Surgery

    The annual spring meeting of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons was held in Miami, Florida, from May 3rd-5th of 2018. This symposium on “Managing the Bariatric Patient” reviewed the diagnosis, etiology and management of obesity. Nationally-recognized bariatric surgeons spoke to the orthopedic surgeons in attendance about medical ramifications of obesity, risks obesity …

  • Managing Joint Replacement Post-Op Opioid Use

    An article published in JBJS Feb. 2018 by Sabatino et al documented excess opioid prescribing for patients undergoing THA/TKA procedures. They noted that post-op pain management for several major orthopedic procedures accounts for a substantial portion of opioid medications prescribed in the US. The authors evaluated the prescribing habits and patient utilization following elective orthopedic procedures at …