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Monthly Archives: June 2009

AOC Announces the Addition of Two New Physicians

Posted on June 30, 2009 to News and Press

Dr. D. Kevin Donahoe grew up in Dothan, AL and has recently moved from Jackson, MS with his wife Laurie and their three children. Dr. Donahoe is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and will begin practicing with Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic in the middle of July 2009. Click here to learn more about Dr. Donahoe. Dr. […]

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What’s New in Knee Replacement

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Tuesday, Sept. 15 • Noon – 1 p.m. • Gerald Wallace Auditorium Dr. Matt Barber, Orthopaedic Surgeon Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic An overview of the latest advancements in knee replacements. How new designs, techniques and rehabilitation protocols affect patients now and for the long term. FREE! Light lunch provided. Call 251.460.5447 to register.

Tagged: Joint replacement, knee, knee injury

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New Technology in Total Hip Surgery

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Tuesday, July 14 • Noon – 1 p.m. • Gerald Wallace Auditorium Dr. Michael Granberry, Orthopaedic Surgeon Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic The newest advance in total hip replacement is the Anterior Approach Total Hip. A new operative table, available only at Springhill Medical Center, allows surgical exposure to the hip with a pure muscle sparing approach. The […]

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AOC wins Community Employer Award from Virginia College

Posted on June 16, 2009 to News and Press

Eric Berrios (President of Virginia College) Sabrina Alexander (AOC Director of Marketing), Renee Slay (AOC Clinical Supervisor), Joseph LeMark (Director of Career Services, Virginia College) Virginia College presented Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic with the 2009 Community Employer Award on Sunday, June 6, 2009. This award recognizes AOC for their dedication to the students of Virginia College […]

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Retirement of Dr. Semon from AOC

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Dr. John E. “Manny” Semon, the oldest practicing orthopaedic surgeon in Mobile will be retiring from Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic after 43 years of great service. Dr. Semon is 74 years old and continued to take call until he was 72 years old. Even today, he continues to perform surgery and will be greatly missed by […]

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Stress Fractures In Athletes

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W. Christopher Patton, MD With the increase in participation in recreational and competitive sports, the incidence of overuse injuries has risen substantially. One such overuse injury is a stress fracture. A stress fracture is a break in a bone as a result of repetitive force that exceeds the bone’s ability to repair itself. The break […]

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Stinger

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Dr. Clayton G. Lane, MD One half of college football players will experience a stinger injury at some point during their career. Because, it sometimes results in temporary paralysis of the arm, it can be quite concerning for the athlete, coach and family members. In most cases however, there are no permanent limitations following the […]

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) and Meniscal Tears

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W. Christopher Patton, MD Two of the most common causes of swelling of the knee after an injury playing sports are tears of the ACL and the important C-shaped cartilages of the knee called the meniscus. While both can cause symptoms of pain, swelling, and ‘giving way’, the treatment of these common injuries can be […]

Tagged: acl, dr patton, knee, meniscus, sports injury, sports medicine, tear

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