Tennessee Orthopedic Alliance (TOA) held a groundbreaking Wednesday, September 13, 2023 for a new facility at 1000 S. Gateway Blvd. in Clarksville.
In the TOA Tips that you’ll see today, physical therapist, Grant Shanks discusses what you can expect when you schedule a physical therapy appointment at TOA.
In our previous video, physical therapist, Mario Novo, introduced us to Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training. Now we’ll take a look at how it actually works and why it’s become one of the premier training tools for rehabbing a lower leg injury or upper body injury.
What is Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training? BFR is a technique that combines low intensity exercise with blood flow occlusion. It produces similar results to high intensity training and it’s one of the many tools that our physical therapists utilize at TOA. In this tip, physical therapist, Mario breaks down the science behind this unique tool and the benefits it can offer our patients.
What does sports performance training have to offer a weekend warrior like sports medicine specialist, Dr. S. Matthew Rose? Sports performance center manager & certified strength and conditioning specialist, Les Whitley fills us in.
In this TOA Tip, Dr. Thomas E. Tompkins discusses his top tips for preventing joint injuries and slowing down age-related joint issues.
Sports performance training is not just for athletes recovering from an injury. In this video, sports medicine, joint replacement and hip and knee specialist, Dr. S. Matthew Rose and sports performance center manager, Les Whitley, cover the benefits of a sports performance program for a non-injured athlete.
One of the unique characteristics of TOA is our “under one roof” philosophy. We’ve built a practice that can support you from your first office visit, through treatment, physical therapy and rehab, and sports performance training. In this video, sports medicine specialist, Dr. S. Matthew Rose and strength and conditioning specialist, Les Whitley, discuss this team concept and how it can help you go from injured to back in the game.
Sports performance training isn’t a guessing game. Our trainers work with you to establish a baseline, outline your specific goals, and develop a detailed plan to help you achieve those goals. In this video, sports performance center manager, Les Whitley discusses that process with sports medicine, joint replacement and hip and knee specialist, Dr. S. Matthew Rose.
In this TOA Tip, Dr. Alexander Brown discusses shoulder instability and demonstrates a stretch that can help you determine if you are experiencing this issue.
Five-star point guard, Skyy Clark, is a Kentucky Wildcats’ class of 2022 commit and was one of just five underclassmen named to the SI All-American team this past season. After tearing his ACL in July 2020 and reconstructive surgery with Dr. Christian Anderson, Skyy’s grit, determination and positive attitude have been key to helping him make a full recovery and return to the game that he loves.
In this TOA Tip, orthopedic specialist, Dr. Alexander Brown shares his top tips for what you can do after an orthopedic surgery to help you achieve the best outcome. Dr. Brown specializes in general, shoulder, sports medicine, hip and knee, and sees patients at TOA's McMinnville location.
Les Whitley, manager of TOA's sports performance training, discusses his preferred model for youth sports training that focuses on fundamentals, nutrition, hydration, rest and most importantly, fun!
Autumn Eleazer is a Division I Softball player and patient of Dr. Christian Anderson's. In this video you can check out Autumn's first time up to bat after surgery.
Are you struggling to lose weight, but not sure where to start? Do you want to make a change to your current way of eating that is sustainable long term, that doesn’t require special food, and doesn’t cost anything? Try eating until you are 80% full.
Orthopedic sports medicine and shoulder specialist, Dr. Damon Petty and former Tennessee Titan's player, Blaine Bishop discuss the impact of Blaine's training on his athletic performance and the importance of the mental side of the game.
Meet Dr. Alexander M. Brown, a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, shoulder and general orthopedics.
"The Doctor Is In" is a recurring Facebook Live series featuring orthopedic spine specialist Dr. Gray Stahlman. In this episode, he is joined by personal trainer, Anita Slaughter to help us make sense of personal training certifications and how to know which trainer is right for you.
Most likely, if you are even thinking about how you could do the holidays differently this year, you will! Here are my top four steps to staying on track over the holidays.
"The Doctor Is In" is a recurring Facebook Live series featuring orthopedic spine specialist Dr. Gray Stahlman. In this episode, he is joined spine specialist, Dr. Nicholas Shepard to discuss minimally invasive spine surgery.
No matter what your goals are, TOA is here to help you live your best life.
Shoulder, sports medicine and knee orthopedic specialist, Dr. Martha George and trainer Les Whitley discuss how to safely train and mitigate risks for the pregnant female athlete.
We’ve all heard the stories about unethical doctors, such as the former neurosurgeon convicted of gross malpractice, as depicted on "Dr. Death" on Peacock TV and Wondery. While it’s important to remember that these cases are not common, it also important to know what you can do if you find yourself in the care of a “bad” doctor? In this week’s episode, Dr. Stahlman will outline the information and tools that you need to advocate for yourself as a patient and empower you to navigate our healthcare system safely and effectively.
We recently caught up with orthopedic sports medicine and shoulder specialist, Dr. Damon Petty on the importance of sports performance training for elite athletes. After six weeks of sports performance training with TOA, Dr. Petty's son set the fastest 50 meter back stroke long course in the country for 18 and under!
In this TOA Tip, foot and ankle orthopedic specialist, Dr. Bryan Lapinski discusses the symptoms of and treatment options for stress fractures.