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Here in the great Northwest, our scenic surroundings inspire a vibrantly active way of life. Our quest at Skagit Island Orthopedic Center has been to offer highly advanced orthopedic treatments that make life richer and help people of all ages and pursuits be all they can be.


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Murray Cassidy gets total knee replacement

After six knee surgeries, a total knee replacement boosted physical and mental performance for former Mount Vernon High School coach and teacher Murray Cassidy.

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A new knee sends lifelong athlete into the game of life again

A golfer who plays more than 100 days a year, Murray Cassidy never ceases to give thanks for routines that other players take for granted.

“I can squat to line up a putt,” the retired Mount Vernon coach and teacher says with a bounce in his voice. “And I can drive the ball at least 25 yards longer now that I can transfer my weight to my left knee during the swing and don’t have to favor it.”

Given what Cassidy has been through, a lot of people his age – early 60s – would have thrown in the towel by now, forsaken the fairways and surrendered to a sedentary life.

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