Shoulder and sports medicine specialist, Dr. Matthew Willis walks us through a rotator cuff repair surgery and outlines what to expect if you are preparing to undergo this procedure.
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.
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.
Dr. Thomas E. Tompkins discusses frequently asked questions about hip replacement surgery.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Meet our new CEO Rob Simmons! Simmons has served as CEO of TOA since 2018.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Damon H. Petty outlines his top 10 tips for throwing sport athletes.
Dr. Kurtis Kowalski, a dedicated marathon runner, discusses the most common running injuries that he treats, how to prevent them and what to do if you do sustain an injury while running.
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.
Dr. Philip A.G. Karpos answers some common questions about joint replacement surgery.