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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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Dr. Beazley

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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How To Pick A Surgeon

How to Pick a Surgeon

Although there are no hard and fast rules about picking the best surgeon, in my 10 years of orthopedic practice, I have observed many patterns that I think could help patients determine who is the best surgeon for them.

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Management of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injured Knee in the Skeletally Immature Athlete

Drs. Christian Anderson and Allen Anderson published in the Clinics in Sports Medicine journal

Drs. Christian Anderson and Allen Anderson just published an article this month in the Clinics in Sports Medicine journal titled “Management of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injured Knee in the Skeletally Immature Athlete."

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Thanksgiving Hand Safety

Thanksgiving Hand Safety

With the holidays quickly approaching it is very important to take time to review some hand safety tips. The American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) reports that cuts from carving turkeys are one of the top five most common injuries on Thanksgiving.

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Cheerleading Injuries

Cheerleading Injuries

Cheerleading is a sport that more and more students participate in throughout the year. There’s an estimated 3.3 million girls, ages 6 to adult, who participate in school cheerleading as well as competitive cheerleading events. Cheerleading has gone from waving pom-poms on the sidelines to a very athletic and competitive sport.

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Dr. Matthew Willis

Dr. Matthew Willis featured in the cover story of The Journal of Healthcare Contracting

Dr. Matthew Willis was recently featured in the cover story of The Journal of Healthcare Contracting.

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Jammed Fingers

Jammed Fingers & Football Finger

Fall is here and with fall comes football and with football, hand and finger injuries - commonly referred to as jammed fingers.

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Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine

Dr. Christian Anderson's article published in the Clinics in Sports Medicine journal

Dr. Christian Anderson just published an article in the Clinics in Sports Medicine journal this month, titled “Iliopsoas: Diagnosis, Pathology, and Treatment.”

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Jane Siegel Awarded TMA Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Jane Siegel awarded the TMA Distinguished Service Award

TOA surgeon, Dr. Jane Siegel was recently awarded the Tennessee Medical Association House of Delegates, Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Siegel serves as the Speaker of the house for TMA and she is the first female to hold the position.

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Athletic Training Month

March is National Athletic Training Month

March is National Athletic Training Month. Athletic trainers are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians and specialize in the prevention, emergency care, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and sport-related illnesses. Today TOA highlights Megan Gillespie, a certified athletic trainer who cares for and treats athletes at Harpeth Hall, an independent college preparatory school for young women, in Nashville.

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Dr. Christian N. Anderson MD

Dr. Christian Anderson invited to review grants for the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation

Dr. Christian Anderson invited to review grants for the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation

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Mid-South Workers' Compensation Association

TOA physicians speak at November meeting of Mid-South Workers' Compensation Association

TOA physicians speak at November meeting of Mid-South Workers' Compensation Association

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Dr. Allen Anderson

Dr. Allen Anderson speaks at the House of Representatives before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health.

Dr. Allen Anderson speaks at the House of Representatives before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health.

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Board Certified Physicians

Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance Congratulates Board Certified Physicians

Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance Congratulates Board Certified Physicians

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