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New Technology in Total Hip Surgery

Posted on June 30, 2009 to Seminars

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 […]

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Your Shoulder And Your Options

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W. Christopher Patton, MD Do you have a nagging shoulder injury and aren’t quite sure what to do about it? If you do, you’re not alone. There are dozens of shoulder ailments you could be experiencing, each caused by a different set of circumstances. In fact, there are over 50 diagnostic tests that specialists can […]

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Backpacks And Back Pain

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Dr. Kevin Donahoe, MD With the beginning of school, orthopadeic surgeons anticipate not only visits for the athletic injuries, but also a common recent complaint from children with back pain, according to Dr. Thomas R. Dempsey of the Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic, P.C. It seems that student backpacks now are a source of concern as a […]

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