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Los Angeles Safety Mark Barron Partners with D1AOC

Posted on July 7, 2017 to News and Press

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I was a great day having Mark Barron (Los Angeles Rams Safety and former Alabama player) in town. Mark is going to be a great addition to our D1AOC team as a partner helping us provide the best athletic training, physical therapy and sports medicine in the area. From left to right, Rich Myers, D1AOC, […]

Tagged: athletic trainer, athletic training, D1AOC, Los Angeles Rams, Mark Barron, physical therapy, sports medicine

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AOC Raises $8,600 for Victory Health Partners

Posted on June 16, 2017 to News and Press

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Dr. Russell Hudgens, Orthopaedic Surgeon and Chairman of the AOC Board of Directors and Dean Brown, AOC’s CEO, were proud to present Kim Garrett, from Victory Health Partners a check for $8,600.00.This year was the 19th Annual AOC Charity Golf Tournament with Victory Health Partners as the recipient. At AOC, we eagerly look for ways […]

Tagged: AOC, AOC Charity Golf Tournament, Dean Brown, Dr. Russell Hudgens, Victory Health Partners

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Dr. Christopher Patton inducted as an Honorary member of the Cottage Hill Christian Academy Athletic Hall of Fame

Posted on June 8, 2017 to News and Press

Dr. Christopher Patton inducted as an Honorary member of the Cottage Hill Christian Academy Athletic Hall of Fame

Dr. Christopher Patton was inducted into the Cottage Hill Christian Academy Athletic Hall of Fame as an Honorary member. Dr. Patton is part of the inaugural class of inductees. He has served as the only team doctor in CHCA history and has been a great supporter of Warrior athletes, spending all home games and several […]

Tagged: AOC, Cottage Hill Christian Academy, Dr. Christopher Patton, Hall of Fame, sports medicine

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Anterior Approach: Total Hip Replacement

Posted on May 2, 2017 to News and Press

One of the largest joints in the body is the hip, and over time, it can become damaged due to issues like arthritis, a fracture, bone tumors, or hip disease. Alleviating the pain and discomfort caused by an unhealthy hip often calls for total hip replacement surgery. A common procedure, a total hip replacement calls […]

Tagged: Anterior Approach, hip, hip pain, hip replacement, hip replacement surgery, joint pain, Total hip replacement

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Dr. Matthew Barber: Key Speaker at ASIA Winter Workshop

Posted on February 14, 2017 to News and Press

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  Dr. Matthew Barber traveled to Birmingham, AL last week to speak at the Alabama Self-Insured Association (ASIA) Winter workshop. He spoke to a packed room on the benefits of 3D printed knee implants and was very well-received. * ASIA is an organization that represents the interests of employers in Alabama who self-insure workers’ compensation coverage […]

Tagged: 3D printing, Alabama Self-Insured Association, ConforMIS iTotal Knee Replacement, knee, Knee implant

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Robotic-arm Assisted Procedures Now Offered at AOC

Posted on February 1, 2017 to News and Press

  Spring Hill Medical Center is unveiling its latest tool to help patients. It’s a robotic arm to assist in surgeries for partial knee and total hip replacements. So, this is how it works. Patients go through CAT-scans and surgeons use information from that to create pre-operative plans for the placement of their implants. During […]

Tagged: 3D printing, hip replacement, Knee Replacement, robotic-arm

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Life Changing Surgical Relief For Ecuadorians

Posted on January 26, 2017 to News and Press

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 Dr. Clayton Lane and AOC surgery tech Kendra Wright traveled to Ecuador to perform ACL’s, MCL’s and various meniscal treatments on patients who would otherwise not have access to advanced orthopaedic surgical techniques. Foundation La Vida, created by retired Fairhope Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Paul Fellers, asked Dr. Lane to join him in providing these life-changing procedures […]

Tagged: acl, acl injuries, ACL Reconstruction, acl tear, foreign aid, meniscus, meniscus repair

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AOC Surgeons Now Offer Robotic-Arm Assisted Partial Knee & Total Hip Replacement Procedures

Posted on January 19, 2017 to News and Press

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Springhill Medical Center is the first hospital in the Mobile area to offer Stryker’s Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Partial Knee and Total Hip replacement procedures. This latest advancement in joint replacement surgery is transforming the way joint replacement procedures are performed. “This system allows us to be extremely precise in the planning, preparation and implantation of […]

Tagged: ConforMIS iTotal Knee Replacement, hip pain, hip replacement, hip replacement surgery, knee, knee injury, Knee Replacement, partial knee replacement, robotic-arm

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Shoulder Separation

Posted on December 5, 2016 to News and Press

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Many athletes who play contact sports like football, can experience shoulder separation. A common misconception about a separated shoulder is that it’s an injury to the shoulder joint. A separated shoulder involves the acromioclavicular joint (known as the AC joint), which is where the collarbone meets the highest point of the shoulder blade. A fall […]

Tagged: baseball, Football, injury, rugby, shoulder, shoulder separation, sports, sports injury, sports medicine

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