Orthopedic Blog

How To Have The Perfect Appointment

Have you ever walked out of the doctor’s office feeling disappointed, confused, wanting more?  You had questions left to ask, things to discuss, you do not even know exactly what went on?  I never want that to happen to you again!  I think together we can help you have the PERFECT appointment. All appointments must start...
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Youth Safety Month

It is Spring! This time of year brings warmer temperatures, longer days, outdoor activities and spring sports! Many youth athletes are changing out their basketballs, wrestling uniforms and hockey sticks for running shoes, baseball gloves and bicycles. Youth sports is a fantastic opportunity for kids. Athletes learn about teamwork and physical fitness. However, with sport comes risk. According to...
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ACL Tears-That Terrible Pop You Felt in Your Knee

We hear it all the time, "I felt this pop in my knee."  It may occur skiing, playing basketball, soccer, or even while at work.  Rest assured that when you feel it, you will know something happened in your knee.  The "pop" sensation is often followed by swelling, instability, and a trip to see me! Read more...

Happy National PA Week!!

Every year from October 6th-12th is national Physician Assistant week.  Since you are my friends, family, and patients, I thought it only fair to celebrate with you!  Several times a year I get asked questions about if I like my job, what I do, and how long I went to school, etc. This is a...
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Inject Or Not To Inject? That’s the Question…

We have all been there before, that pain that will not go away.  It seems to wake you up at night, hurts when you take that first step, maybe even seems to catch your breath.  That's when you call me, or at least someone like me. (Or if your my family member or friend, you...
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Stem Cell Answers

Lately I have had patients asking me about stem cell injections for arthritis, newly popular treatment for a variety of aliments. Stem cells are immature cells that have not yet "differentiated" or formed into their final cell type.  This makes them very useful in regenerative medicine and also controversial. Stem cells can be found in many...
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