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
9/5/2017 4:58:46 PM
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
8/14/2017 5:01:54 PM
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
7/31/2017 4:41:18 PM
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
7/24/2017 11:40:12 AM
By: Marion M. Herring, MD
Shoulder dislocations are common among the young, active, athletic population. A shoulder dislocation is defined when the humerus is forced away from the glenoid completely. The humerus dislocates toward the front or
7/6/2017 4:27:09 PM