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ACL Reconstruction Surgery

Posted on August 15, 2016 to AOC Physician Articles, News and Press

ACL Reconstruction Surgery

The anterior cruciate ligament, better known as the ACL, is one of four ligaments that hold the knee together. The ACL is also one of the most easily—and commonly—injured parts of the knee, especially for athletes. This type of injury frequently occurs in athletes who participate in high impact sports like football, basketball, hockey, and […]

Tagged: ACL Reconstruction, acl rehab, acl tear, knee injury, sports medicine

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The Dangers of High Heels: Dr. Clayton Lane

Posted on August 28, 2013 to AOC Physician Articles

In January of 2012, The New York Times wrote a piece on the findings of several postdoctoral researchers at the Musculoskeletal Research Program at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia. The article is called “A Scientific Look at the Dangers of High Heels,” and presents the effects on the muscles and tendons of women who wear high heels at least […]

Tagged: Alabama Orthopaedic, AOC, dangers, Dr. Clayton Lane, feet, high heels

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What You Need to Know About Knee Injuries: Dr. Roca, Jr., MD

Posted on July 10, 2013 to AOC Physician Articles

  Many people involved in some kind of athletic activity know the wear and constant use of your knees and joints can sometimes result in injury or pain. There are several ways to injure your knees. According to Dr. Cesar Roca, Jr., MD of Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic, Knee injuries are generally caused by direct trauma […]

Tagged: cartilage, dr roca, knee injury, knee pain, meniscus, sports injury, sports medicine

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Healthy Holidays Sure to Impress

Posted on November 21, 2012 to AOC Physician Articles

“The holidays are fast approaching, and for many people, the fun and festivities will mean out of town house guests.  Keep your company happy with this yummy twist on a breakfast casserole.” suggest the Delicious Dietician in their blog for Southern Mushroom and Swiss Breakfast Casserole. With the many holidays that are upon us, many […]

Tagged: Alabama Orthopaedic, Delicious Dietician, Holidays, Nutrition, Thanksgiving

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Dr. Andre Fontana: Born To Be A Wild Doc

Posted on November 12, 2012 to AOC Physician Articles

Dr. Andre Fontana of Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic P.C. Physician specializing in Arthroscopy, Adult Orthopaedics, Shoulder, Foot and Knee Surgery First Job: Working in an auto parts store First Car: Nash Metropolitan Favorite Song: Steppenwolf’s Born to Be Wild What advice would you give your High School self? Study harder Who has helped you the most […]

Tagged: Alabama Orthopaedic, AOC, Bones, Dr. Fontana, orthopedic, shoulder

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Patient Success Story: Dr. Patton Helped Me Get Back To Work

Posted on September 19, 2012 to AOC Physician Articles

  Hazel Gardner, Owner of Watch Me Grow Daycare, came to AOC for Arthroscopic knee surgery for medial meniscal tears both knees. Dr. Patton performed surgery on the right knee on June 28th and on the left knee on Aug 9th. AOC was able to sit down with Hazel and ask her a few questions […]

Tagged: Alabama Orthopaedic, AOC, aoc sports, Arthroscopic, dr patton, orthopedic

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Injury Analysis: University of Alabama RB Jalston Fowler by Dr. Patton

Posted on September 13, 2012 to AOC Physician Articles

“The recent injury to the knee of University of Alabama RB Jalston Fowler reminds us of how debilitating such injuries can be,” reports Dr. Patton, Sports Medicine Specialist as well as Knee and Shoulder Surgeon at AOC. Although no official report of the exact structures that have been damaged has been released, the video shows hyperextension of his […]

Tagged: Alabama Orthopaedic, alabama orthopedic, aoc sports, Broken bones, Christopher Patton MD, dr patton, MD, rehabilitation, sports injury, sports medicine

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Tulane’s Devon Walker: Football Injuries Review with Dr. Clayton Lane

Posted on September 10, 2012 to AOC Physician Articles

Tulane player, Devon Walker, sustained a cervical spine fracture this weekend. This is one of the most serious on-field injuries that can occur in the game of football. The real concern here or with a fracture to any part of the spine, is how much the spinal cord was traumatized during the injury. In cases […]

Tagged: Alabama, aoc sports, Broken Neck, Cervical Injuries, Devon Walker, Dr. Clayton Lane, Football, Football Injury, Halo, orthopaedic, orthopedic, Spine fracture, sports medicine

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Own Your Next Triathlon

Posted on September 6, 2012 to AOC Physician Articles

Phillip Bradley, AOC’s Director of Occupational Therapy, is participating in the Alabama Coastal Triathlon this weekend. Phillip and his wife, Kathryn, will be heading down to Gulf Shores this Friday to kick off the weekend event. Along with the Bradley’s, AOC’s Dr. Wayne Cockrell will also be participating in the triathlon. Phillip gave us some […]

Tagged: Alabama Orthopaedic, AOC, aoc sports, bone doctor, Bones, Dr. Wayne Cockrell, sports injury, Training, triathlon

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