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By:Keith Lawhorn, MD Austin Johns, NSPA Certified Conditioning Specialist, NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist, ACE Health Coach and nutritionist   Just a few years ago, Zack’s shoulder was so unstable it would dislocate anytime he
By: Daniel E. Thompson, MD For a variety of orthopaedic problems, patients frequently can benefit from “cortisone” shots, but every day I hear lots of the misconceptions about what they involve, how much they hurt, and how bad they are
By: Keith W. Lawhorn, MDWhat is the Biceps Muscle Tendon Unit? The biceps muscle tendon unit is anatomically located in the front of the arm. The muscle belly is comprised of two muscle bellies: a long head (LHB) and a short head thus explaining the
By: David D. Nedeff, MD The kneecap or patella is kind of a ‘floating’ bone at the front of our knees. It’s an important structure but is vulnerable to coming out of place or dislocating. The patella is a bone embedded within the
By: Ben W. Kittredge, IV, MD Two patients asked me this question last week while seeing me for a second opinion regarding knee arthroscopy.   The first patient, a 19-year-old college football player, has had intermittent discomfort in his
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