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.
Dr. Blake Garside answers the common question, ice or heat?
What's the difference between the anterior vs. the posterior approaches when it comes to hip replacement? Dr. W. Cooper Beazley explains.
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.
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.
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.
According to the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, AOSSM, about 150,000 ACL injuries occur in the United States every year.
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.
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.
This article from TOA hand center specialists covers top safety tips for keeping your hands injury free during the holiday season.
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.
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."
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.
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.
Dr. Matthew Willis was recently featured in the cover story of The Journal of Healthcare Contracting.
Fall is here and with fall comes football and with football, hand and finger injuries - commonly referred to as jammed fingers.
Dr. Christian Anderson just published an article in the Clinics in Sports Medicine journal this month, titled “Iliopsoas: Diagnosis, Pathology, and Treatment.”
TOA surgeon, Dr. Christian Anderson was spotlighted by Becker's Orthopedic Review as an 'orthopedic surgeon leader to know.'
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.
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.
Dr. Christian Anderson invited to review grants for the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
TOA physicians speak at November meeting of Mid-South Workers' Compensation Association
Dr. Allen Anderson speaks at the House of Representatives before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health.
Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance Congratulates Board Certified Physicians