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U Are You-KNEE-que

Posted on May 1, 2018 to AOC Physician Articles, News and Press

Dr. Barber talk about how each patient’s knee problems are unique and specific

Each patient’s knee problems are unique and specific. When choosing your care it is important to find a fellowship trained surgeon who specializes in your condition. I have produced great results with partial knee replacements, customized knee implants,  and robotic surgeries; but there is no “one size fits all” solution for knee problems. Every patient […]

Tagged: knee, knee replacements, partial knee replacements

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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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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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Meniscus Repair

Posted on September 1, 2016 to News and Press

Athletes are at risk for a number of knee injuries. A common knee injury experienced by many players—especially those participating in contact sports—is meniscus tears. Meniscus are the pieces of cartilage situated between the thighbone and shinbone that cushion the joints, provide stability, and act as shock absorbers. There are multiple ways the meniscus can […]

Tagged: Arthroscopy, knee, meniscus repair, sports medicine

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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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The Elf That Fell Off The Shelf

Posted on December 12, 2014 to News and Press

Every year Shane NanEggins looks forward to his job as the Smith’s Elf on the Shelf. This year, his job was almost interrupted when the new house cat, Augustus, caused Shane to fall off his shelf and hurt his leg. Thankfully, Shane went to Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic! 1. Setting up His Appointment Shane needed to […]

Tagged: Alabama Orthopaedic, Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic, AOC, Broken bones, Christmas, Elf on the Shelf, knee, rehabilitation

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Summer Sports: Who Will You Draft?

Posted on June 3, 2014 to News and Press

  Which doctors should you trust for Summer Sports Injuries? With summer fast approaching, it means one thing…football training. Preparation for the 2014 football season will soon be under way, and coaches are eager to implement new schemes devised from the lengthy offseason. If everything goes according to plan, their strategies should lead their team […]

Tagged: Alabama Orthopaedic, ankle, arm, elbow, foot, hip, knee, shoulder, training injuries

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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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