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Common Soccer Injuries

Dr. Robert A. Vaughan covers the most common soccer injuries, how to avoid them, and what to do if you sustain an injury.

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Live Your Best Life

Dr. Juris Shibayama - Live Your Best Life

Dr. Juris Shibayama is an orthopedic spine specialist that sees patients at TOA's Smyrna location. In this video, Dr. Shibayama discusses his experience as a spine surgeon and a spine surgery patient. In 2011, Dr. Shibayama began experiencing back pain which ultimately led to two spine surgeries that he would need in order to get back to living his best life.

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Dr. S.R. Brown

Dr. S.R. Brown - Live Your Best Life

Dr. S.R. Brown is a Hand, Wrist & Elbow and Shoulder orthopedic specialist that sees patients at TOA's Murfreesboro location. In this video, Dr. Brown tells us how she lives her best life. How do you live yours? #LYBL

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Christopher P. Ashley, M.D.

MIR Physician Spotlight Christopher P. Ashley, M.D.

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.

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Dr. Gray C. Stahlman - Live Your Best Life

Dr. Gray C. Stahlman is an orthopedic spine specialist that sees patients at TOA's OneC1TY location. In this video, he discusses the ways in which he lives his best life. How do you live your best life? #LYBL

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Dr. Coogan

Dr. Philip G. Coogan on Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Dr. Philip G. Coogan is a Board Certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in Hand, Wrist & Elbow. In this video he discusses Cubital Tunnel, compression of the Ulnar nerve at the elbow.

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Dr. J. Wills Oglesby

Dr. J. Wills Oglesby's Personal Experience with a Knee Replacement Surgery

Dr. Oglesby is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder. In this video, he discusses his own personal journey from a torn meniscus to a knee replacement surgery and eventually, a full recovery.

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Live Your Best Life

How do you live your best life?

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Dr. J. Wills Oglesby

Dr. J. Wills Oglesby on Shoulder Instability

Dr. Oglesby is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder. In this video, he discusses what happens during shoulder instability and the common symptoms and treatment options.

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Abby Morgan

Dr. Lydia White & Patient Abby Morgan: An Unstoppable Team

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.

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Hip Grutter

Dr. Paul W. Grutter and a Patient's Perspective on Hip Replacement Surgery

Dr. Grutter is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in shoulder surgery, arthroscopic surgery and joint replacement. In this video, he discusses anterior approach total hip replacement surgery with his own patient who has recently been through the procedure.

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Knee Grutter

Dr. Paul W. Grutter and a Patient's Perspective on Knee Replacement Surgery

Dr. Grutter is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in shoulder surgery, arthroscopic surgery and joint replacement. In this video, he discusses total knee replacement surgery with his own patient who has recently been through the procedure.

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Dr. Petty

On the Field with Dr. Damon Petty - TSU

Dr. Damon H. Petty is a Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon and is fellowship trained in Sports Medicine. In this video, we go on the field with Dr. Petty, head team physician at Tennessee State University.

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Dr. Staelin

S. Tyler Staelin, M.D. on Dupuytren's Disease

Dr. Tyler Staelin is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and also holds a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Surgery of the Hand from the American Board of Surgery. His practice is 100% devoted to the care of the Hand, Wrist and Elbow. In this video, Dr. Staelin discusses Dupuytren's Disease and the available treatment options.

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Dr. Russell C. McKissick on Dislocated Shoulders

Dr. Russell C. McKissick on Dislocated Shoulders

Dr. McKissick is a fellowship trained, Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in shoulder, sports medicine and joint replacement. In this video, he discusses shoulder dislocations.

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Dr. Tompkins

Thomas E. Tompkins, M.D. on Knee Replacement

Dr. Tompkins is a fellowship trained, Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in shoulder, sports medicine and joint replacement. In this video, he discusses frequently asked questions about knee replacement surgery.

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Dr. Willis

Matthew P. Willis, M.D. on Rotator Cuff Injuries

Matthew P. Willis, M.D. is a fellowship trained, Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon who is a specialist in disorders of the shoulder. In this video, Dr. Willis discusses rotator cuff injury symptoms, risk factors and treatment options.

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Dr. Alexander

Dave A. Alexander, M.D. on Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries

Dr. Dave Alexander is a Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in Hand, Wrist & Elbow, Shoulder and Sports Medicine. In this video he discusses ACL injuries, how an ACL is surgically repaired and what the post-operative care entails.

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Dr. Staelin

S. Tyler Staelin, M.D. on Thumb Osteoarthritis

Dr. Staelin is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and also holds a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Surgery of the Hand from the American Board of Surgery. His practice is 100% devoted to the care of the Hand, Wrist and Elbow. In this video, he discusses the causes, risk factors, symptoms and treatment for thumb osteoarthritis.

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Dr. Michael R. Jordan

Michael R. Jordan, M.D. on Cartilage Restoration

Dr. Michael Jordan is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement, shoulder and sports medicine. In our latest #TheOrthoAnswer video, Dr. Jordan discusses the basics of cartilage restoration and how it can help patients reduce pain, restore function, and avoid a joint replacement surgery.

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Dr. Douglas

Dr. Keith C. Douglas on Carpal Tunnel

Keith C. Douglas, M.D. is a fellowship-trained, board certified, orthopaedic surgeon who specializes exclusively in the care of the hand, wrist, and elbow. In this video, Dr. Douglas discusses the common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome, suggestions for treating carpal tunnel at home and how to know when to seek treatment from an orthopaedic hand specialist.

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Plantar Fasciitis

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.

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Dr. Burton

Dr. Lucas J. Burton on Hip & Knee Replacement Complications

Lucas J. Burton, M.D. is a fellowship-trained, board certified, orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee reconstruction. In this video, Dr. Burton discusses common joint replacement complications and what patient's can do on the front end to minimize the potential for post-surgical complications.

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