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. […]

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Want to be a pro baseball player?

Posted on February 29, 2012 to AOC Physician Articles

Ask any of the BayBears what the key to becoming a pro athlete is, and most will say “staying healthy”. At the pro level, enormous amounts of time, resources and research is spent developing and implementing stretching, strengthening, and practice regimens. At the little league and high school level, focus on injury prevention is even […]

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Shoulder Separations and Shoulder Dislocations

Posted on March 19, 2010 to AOC Physician Articles

Dr. Clayton G. Lane A shoulder separation is often confused with a shoulder dislocation. A shoulder separation is technically an injury to the acromioclavicular joint. This joint is located at the top of the shoulder just under the skin and is often a visible bump in thin individuals. A shoulder separation or AC injury occurs […]

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Beat The Heat

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Dr. Clayton G. Lane Here in South Alabama athletes have the advantage of being able to train outdoors year-round thanks to our subtropical climate. The downside of that is that in mid to late summer the heat and humidity can combine to put athletes at risk of heat-stroke, a deadly condition responsible for the deaths […]

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Handling the Unexpected: Forearm Fractures

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Dr. Clayton G. Lane, M.D. Forearm fractures are the most common long bone fracture in children. They usually result from a simple fall onto an outstretched hand while running or playing sports. When this injury occurs, it is arguably more traumatic to the parents than it is to the injured child! Here are some basic […]

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The Achilles Heel

Posted on July 6, 2009 to AOC Physician Articles

Dr. Clayton G. Lane The Achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the human body and owes its name to the great, invulnerable warrior of Homer’s Iliad. Invulnerable, that is except at his heel. Greek mythology has it that, Thetis, Achilles’ mother dipped him in the Styx River making him invincible at all points on […]

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Shin Splints

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Dr. Clayton G. Lane “Shin splints” is a waste-basket term to describe any pain that occurs in the leg during exercise. Shin splints is not a diagnosis as there are many causes of leg pain in the athlete, some of which require more urgent treatment than others.

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