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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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Advances in Knee Surgery For Athletes

Posted on March 22, 2016 to News and Press

From the operating room to recovery, Dr. Clayton Lane offers an exclusive view of the new techniques being used in ACL surgery today. Surgeons have been trying to repair anterior cruciate ligament tears for a century, but until the last 25 years they were unsuccessful. In the last decade success rates have climbed to nearly […]

Tagged: acl, AOC, Dr. Clayton Lane, knee, knee injuries, knee injury, knee surgery, Sport Medicine

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AOC Success Story: Clint Martin

Posted on April 24, 2012 to AOC Physician Articles

From ACL Rehab to MulletMan Champion Meet Clint Martin. In the fall of 2008, he had his ACL repaired and replaced by Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic‘s Dr. Clayton Lane. After hard work and rehabilitation, Clint place 1st in the 2012 FloraBama MulletMan Triathlon (Mountain Bike Division) and placed 2nd in both the 2010 & 2011 triathlons. […]

Tagged: acl, acl rehab, active lifestyle, aging, Alabama Orthopaedic, alabama orthopedic, AOC, aoc sports, Dr. Clayton Lane, MulletMan, rehabilitation, sports medicine, surgery, triathlon

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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 […]

Tagged: acl, acl injuries, acl tear, aoc sports, dr patton, knee, sports injury, sports medicine

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) and Meniscal Tears

Posted on June 13, 2009 to AOC Physician Articles

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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