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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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How to Choose the Right Orthopedic Surgeon

Posted on November 17, 2015 to News and Press

Choosing the right orthopedic surgeon is the first step toward a successful surgery and a fast recovery. You may be wondering, but how do I know which surgeon is right for me? Here are a few tips and questions to keep in mind through your decision process: Ask around Just as you consult your friends, […]

Tagged: acl injuries, alabama orthopedic clinic, AOC, Dr. Barber, Joint replacement, knee injuries, Knee Replacement, orthopaedic surgery, orthopedic surgeon, surgery

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Playing Injured: Not a Tough Call

Posted on November 11, 2015 to News and Press

Did you know that many NFL players risk their health by playing through injuries? Tough or not, their desire to stay on the field is so strong that it can sometimes overshadow their pain. The nature of this sport fosters high pain tolerance and quick recovery, but athletes shouldn’t always “suck it up,” as it […]

Tagged: acl injuries, ankle sprain, concussion, foot and ankle, Football, football injuries, shoulder, sports, sports medicine

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ACL Injuries. What ESPN doesn’t tell you.

Posted on April 3, 2012 to AOC Physician Articles

Knee injuries in sports are a common occurrence. One dreaded injury is a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Most ACL tears occur after a non-contact injury such as a wide receiver or soccer player making a sudden change in direction. The leg planted on the ground during the cutting move may experience enough […]

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