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  • Orthopedics

    When Your Shoulder’s Shot: Shoulder Joint Replacement

    Patrick K. Denton, MD
    McLeod Orthopaedics – Florence
    05 DECEMBER 2018

    Wear-and-tear or injury can lead to a bad shoulder and the need for treatment. McLeod Orthopedic Specialist Patrick Denton, MD, explains the treatment and possible shoulder joint replacement.

  • Orthopedics

    Performing Delicate Spine Surgery with Minimally Invasive Small Incisions

    Rakesh Chokshi, MD
    McLeod Spine Center
    29 NOVEMBER 2018

    When faced with back surgery, many people believe that a painful surgery and lengthy recovery lies ahead of them. Not so, says McLeod Spine Surgeon Rakesh Chokshi, MD, who uses small incisions and other less invasive techniques.

     

  • Orthopedics

    When That Ache in Your Knee, Hip, or Shoulder Turns Out To Be Bursitis

    David M. Woodbury, MD
    McLeod Orthopaedics – Florence
    21 NOVEMBER 2018

    In about 150 spots in the body, small jelly-like sacs, called bursa, containing a small amount of fluid helps reduce friction between bones and soft tissues. If the sac becomes inflamed, tenderness and pain results in a situation called bursitis.

  • Orthopedics

    After Joint Replacement, When Can I Get Back to Work and Play?

    Rodney K. Alan, MD
    McLeod Orthopaedics – Florence
    13 NOVEMBER 2018

    As more and more younger people are having knee and hip joint replacements, they want to know when they can return to work. And no matter what age the total joint replacement recipient, they’ll want to know when they can resume recreation. McLeod Orthopedic Surgeon Rodney Alan, MD, discusses research on when and what you can do after your procedure.

  • Orthopedics

    Screen Neck. Text Thumb. Cell phone Elbow. When Technology Hurts!

    David E. Lukowski, MD
    McLeod Orthopaedics Seacoast
    05 NOVEMBER 2018

    Like many Americans, you probably love your technology – computers, tablets, phones, games.  The average US resident sends more than 40 emails a day, spend 23 hours a week texting with 50,000 to 200,000 keystrokes a day.

  • Orthopedics

    Foot Fractures: Getting You on Your Feet Again

    Jason B. O’dell, MD
    McLeod Orthopaedics – Florence
    31 OCTOBER 2018

    Once you know that each foot has 26 bones, it’s not difficult to understand that foot fractures are among some of the most common orthopedic injuries.

  • Orthopedics

    Be Careful of Concussions – Symptoms & Treatment

    Christopher M. Stanley, MD
    McLeod Orthopaedics – Florence
    22 OCTOBER 2018

    As long as contact sports exist, the risk of suffering a concussive brain injury remains. Yet, with the use of new equipment, knowledge and a team approach we can manage these injuries to keep the athlete safe.

  • Orthopedics

    When it’s Time to See the Orthopaedic Specialist for Your Hip Pain

    David M. Woodbury, MD
    McLeod Orthopaedics – Florence
    16 OCTOBER 2018

    Most of us try to avoid seeing the doctor as long as possible when it comes to aches and pains. But there does come a point when you should see the doctor. McLeod Orthopedic Specialist David Woodbury, MD describes what happens when you see a specialist for hip pain.

  • Orthopedics

    Total Hip Joint Replacement: The Basics You Need to Know

    Eric Heimberger, MD
    McLeod Orthopaedics Seacoast
    11 OCTOBER 2018

    Hip Joint Replacements are one of the most successful procedures available today. Hundreds of thousands Americans will have a hip replacement just this year.

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