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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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Dr. Richard Williams

"What is Sports Medicine?" with Dr. Richard Williams

In this video, Dr. Richard Williams, a fellowship-trained orthopedic specialist, discusses the roots of orthopedic sports medicine and gives some advice on how to choose a sports medicine physician that you can trust.

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Dr. Richard Williams

Dr. Richard I. Williams on Overuse Injuries

Dr. Richard I. Williams is a fellowship-trained, orthopaedic specialist who focuses on non-operative patient care, including assessment and management of sports injuries and other orthopaedic conditions.

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Dr. Philip A.G. Karpos

Dr. Philip A.G. Karpos on Fall Prevention

Dr. Philip Karpos demonstrates the sit to stand test, a simple assessment tool to determine your risk for falling as well as an exercise that can be done to strengthen the muscles that can help you prevent a fall.

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Dr. Philip A.G. Karpos, M.D.

Dr. Philip A.G. Karpos on Fall Prevention

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.

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Dr. Rob  Simmons

TOA Appoints Rob Simmons as New Chief Executive Officer

Meet our new CEO Rob Simmons! Simmons has served as CEO of TOA since 2018.

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Dr. William

Dr. William B. Kurtz on Joint Replacement Surgery Expectations

Dr. William B. Kurtz is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee replacements. In this video he discusses preparations patients need to make prior to having a joint replacement surgery, what to expect the day of surgery as well as postoperatively.

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Weekend Warrior 101

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.

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National Duathlon Champion

National Duathlon Champion Gets Back to Training Thanks to Dr. Damon Petty

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.

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Dr. Rose

A Comeback Story with TOA Surgeon, Dr. S. Matthew Rose

White House High School football player, Cameron Casanova, sustained a devastating injury last season, breaking his tibia and fibula in several places. TOA's Dr. S. Matthew Rose, the team physician for White House High School, repaired Cameron's break and supported him through his journey to recovery and his inspiring come-back.

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Dr. Anderson

Dr. Christian Anderson Demonstrates a PRP (platelet rich plasma) Injection

PRP (platelet rich plasma) is used for a variety of different orthopedic conditions. In this video, Dr. Christian Anderson demonstrates step by step, the process of administering a PRP injection and discusses it's benefits.

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