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Dr. W. Chase Corn

From Ankle Injury to Marathon Runner Thanks to Dr. W. Chase Corn

Pat McFarland is an accomplished marathon runner and patient of foot and ankle specialist, Dr. Chase Corn. This is his success story.

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Dr. Garside

W. Blake Garside Jr., M.D. Answers the Common Question, Ice or Heat?

If you're wondering what you should do after you've suffered an acute injury, Dr. Garside breaks it down in this video for you as part of our #TheOrthoAnswer series.

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Dr. Gray

Dr. Gray C. Stahlman Demonstrates Spine Stretches

As part of our #TheOrthoAnswer series, Dr. Gray C. Stahlman, demonstrates spine stretches that help reduce back pain.

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Dr. Gray on Back Pain

Dr. Gray C. Stahlman - 5 Factors of Back Pain

As part of our #TheOrthoAnswer series, Dr. Gray C. Stahlman, discusses five factors that contribute to back pain.

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Dr. Lydia

Women's History Month Profile - Dr. Lydia A. White

During the month of March, in celebration of Women’s History Month, we will share videos highlighting our five women physicians. These inspiring women continue our founders' legacy of advancing the practice of orthopedic surgery. You will see how these women play a vital role in their communities and are helping to shape our future female leaders. This video features TOA surgeon, Dr. Lydia White.

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Dr. Gary reviewing back strengtheing exercises

Dr. Gray C. Stahlman - Back Strengthening Exercises

As part of our #TheOrthoAnswer series, Dr. Gray C. Stahlman, demonstrates three exercises you can do at home to strengthen your back muscles.

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S.R. Brown, M.D.

Women's History Month Profile - S.R. Brown, M.D.

During the month of March, in celebration of Women’s History Month, we will share videos highlighting our five women physicians. These inspiring women continue our founders' legacy of advancing the practice of orthopedic surgery. You will see how these women play a vital role in their communities and are helping to shape our future female leaders. This video features TOA surgeon, Dr. S.R. Brown.

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Dr. Terry

TOA Surgeon Performs First Minimally Invasive Outpatient Spinal Fusion In Middle Tennessee

Outpatient spinal fusion performed by TOA surgeon, Dr. Juris Shibayama, changes Rutherford county mom's life.

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Dr. Jane Siegel

Women's History Month Profile - Dr. Jane M. Siegel

During the month of March, in celebration of Women’s History Month, we will share videos highlighting our five women physicians. These inspiring women continue our founders' legacy of advancing the practice of orthopedic surgery. You will see how these women play a vital role in their communities and are helping to shape our future female leaders. This video features TOA surgeon, Dr. Jane M. Siegel.

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Turkey and Chainsaw

What do I do if I chop off my finger?

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.

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Pumpkin

Pumpkin Carving Safety

Use caution during the Halloween season, and take steps to prevent hand injuries when carving.

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Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow 101

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.

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Rotary Knee Instability

Rotatory Knee Instability

TOA's Dr. Allen Anderson and Dr. Christian Anderson and recently published a book chapter on ACL injuries and the development and use of the International Knee Documentation Committee (IKDC) forms that are currently utilized around the world to assess and study outcomes and performance after ACL reconstruction.

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Keeping hydrated while exercising

Heat Exhaustion

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.

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Initial Treatment for Shoulder Injuries

What you need to know about Shoulder Pain

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.

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icing acute injury

Ice or Heat- How Do I treat an acute injury?

Dr. Blake Garside answers the common question, ice or heat?

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Hip Replacement

Anterior Vs. Posterior Hip Replacement

What's the difference between the anterior vs. the posterior approaches when it comes to hip replacement? Dr. W. Cooper Beazley explains.

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Physical Therapy instead of Knee Replacement Surgery

Alternatives to Knee Replacement Surgery

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.

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TOA on Mission Trip

TOA Team Embarks on Medical Mission Trip

TOA hand surgeon, Dr. Keith C. Douglas, and TOA hand therapist, Jessica Trautschold, recently traveled to Guatemala with Faith in Practice on a medical mission trip.

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X-ray of Spin

Do I Need Back Surgery?

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.

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Young Athlete

Young Athlete ACL Tears are More Common Than We Wish

According to the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, AOSSM, about 150,000 ACL injuries occur in the United States every year.

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Dr. Dwayne

Bilateral Hip Replacement Testimonial

Dr. William B. Kurtz performed a bilateral hip replacement surgery on Dwayne Clemmons recently and his post-op results were incredible! This is Dwayne's story from injury to recovery.

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Dr. Keith Douglas and Patient

TOA Surgeon Prepares for Return to Guatemala for Mission Work

TOA hand surgeon, Dr. Keith Douglas and three other orthopaedic surgeons recently traveled to Antigua, Guatemala to evaluate patients for possible surgery. This is Dr. Douglas's third mission trip with Faith in Practice.

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Christmas Hand Safety

Christmas Hand Safety

This article from TOA hand center specialists covers top safety tips for keeping your hands injury free during the holiday season.

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