Dr. Christopher Ashley was recently featured in the AdMIRable Review, a journal of the Medical Impairment Rating Registry, a program he has been a member of since it began in 2005.
From ACL reconstruction her sophomore year, to broken bones requiring multiple plates and screws in her forearm her junior year, Abby trusted Dr. White, a specially trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon at TOA in Murfreesboro, to help get her back on the court.
Plantar Fasciitis is one of the most common conditions that Dr. Robert Thompson sees in his practice. In this article, he discusses the basics of this condition and the treatment options available.
As a joint replacement specialist and orthopedic surgeon, I often treat fall-related injuries and fractures (hip, wrist, shoulder, and spine) in the elderly. In this article and video, Dr. Philip A.G. Karpos outlines his top tips for preventing falls.
In this article by Dr. Bartley McGehee, he outlines the common injuries faced by weekend warriors, how to prevent them and what to do if you do sustain an orthopedic injury.
Check out Jerry Spiva's story from orthopedic injury to recovery. You'll be inspired by Jerry's commitment to getting back to the sports that he loves and accomplishing his goals.
Dr. Damon H. Petty outlines his top 10 tips for throwing sport athletes.
TOA physician, Dr. Christian N. Anderson was recently awarded a patent for a meniscus repair device. We sat down with him to discuss the process of inventing a new medical device, developing a working prototype and obtaining a patent.
Pat McFarland is an accomplished marathon runner and patient of foot and ankle specialist, Dr. Chase Corn. This is his success story.
Hopefully you will never need this advice, but if you or someone you know does, it will be handy (pun intended) to have somewhere in the back of your mind.
Use caution during the Halloween season, and take steps to prevent hand injuries when carving.
Lateral epicondylitis, also known as tennis elbow, is an extremely common cause of elbow pain. Check out this article for the scoop on tennis elbow.
It is so important to be acclimated to the heat and well hydrated when you exercise. In this article, Dr. Michael Jordan outlines the risks, symptoms and treatments for heat exhaustion.
From athletes to non-athletes, from young adults to the elderly and everyone in between, it seems that shoulder pain affects all of us. In this article, Dr. Jeffrey P. Lawrence discusses what you need to know about shoulder pain and how to treat it.
Dr. Blake Garside answers the common question, ice or heat?
What's the difference between the anterior vs. the posterior approaches when it comes to hip replacement? Dr. W. Cooper Beazley explains.
Knee osteoarthritis affects large increasing numbers of Americans as the population ages but remains very active. While knee replacement surgery offers excellent results and is indicated for many patients, non-operative management remains the first line of treatment in decreasing pain and restoring quality of life.
A lot of people worry when they’re referred to a spine specialist that they will almost certainly need some kind of surgical procedure. While surgery is our specialty, it’s uncommon that we recommend it as a first treatment option for relieving back or neck pain.
According to the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, AOSSM, about 150,000 ACL injuries occur in the United States every year.
This article from TOA hand center specialists covers top safety tips for keeping your hands injury free during the holiday season.
Although there are no hard and fast rules about picking the best surgeon, in my 10 years of orthopedic practice, I have observed many patterns that I think could help patients determine who is the best surgeon for them.
With the holidays quickly approaching it is very important to take time to review some hand safety tips. The American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) reports that cuts from carving turkeys are one of the top five most common injuries on Thanksgiving.
Cheerleading is a sport that more and more students participate in
throughout the year. There’s an estimated 3.3 million girls, ages 6 to
adult, who participate in school cheerleading as well as competitive cheerleading events. Cheerleading has gone from waving pom-poms on the
sidelines to a very athletic and competitive sport.
Fall is here and with fall comes football and with football, hand and finger injuries - commonly referred to as jammed fingers.