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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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What You Need to Know About Knee Injuries: Dr. Roca, Jr., MD

Posted on July 10, 2013 to AOC Physician Articles

  Many people involved in some kind of athletic activity know the wear and constant use of your knees and joints can sometimes result in injury or pain. There are several ways to injure your knees. According to Dr. Cesar Roca, Jr., MD of Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic, Knee injuries are generally caused by direct trauma […]

Tagged: cartilage, dr roca, knee injury, knee pain, meniscus, sports injury, sports medicine

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) and Meniscal Tears

Posted on 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 […]

Tagged: acl, dr patton, knee, meniscus, sports injury, sports medicine, tear

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