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Comebacks Start Here: Mr. Terry’s Success Story

Posted on February 11, 2014 to News and Press

Recently, Buddy Terry, patient of Dr. Patton, underwent an Anterior Cruciate ligament repair surgery for his right knee injury. Terry successfully underwent surgery and was able to start a regimen of sport specific rehabilitation at Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic Physical Therapy. Thanks to the doctor and staff, and Terry’s willingness to stick to his plan for recovery, he was able to […]

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Sports Injury Analysis: Louisville Player Kevin Ware by W. Christopher Patton MD

Posted on April 1, 2013 to News and Press

Did you see the Gruesome injury sustained by Kevin Ware? Pitino said “it was as bad as I’ve ever been.” Ware was taken to the Methodist Hospital, which is two miles away from the arena. He had surgery later Sunday night and will remain in Indianapolis for at least two days. The open (compound) tibia fracture sustained […]

Tagged: Alabama Orthopaedic, aoc sports, Broken bones, dr patton

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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 […]

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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 […]

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TEAM USA COMEBACK ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT #1 : Katie Bell

Posted on July 17, 2012 to AOC Physician Articles

During the countdown to the 2012 London Olympics AOC is going to spotlight some USA Team members who were able to recover from an injury and fulfill their dreams of making the team. At AOC we applaud and love it when an athlete has a real COMEBACK RECOVERY and PERFORMANCE and is able to return […]

Tagged: alabama orthopedic clinic, dr patton, dr roca, dr. lane, Katie Bell, Labrum, Olympics, orthopedic, recovery, rehab, rehabilitation, sports injury, sports medicine, us olympic team

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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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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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