Handling the Unexpected: Forearm Fractures

Posted on March 19, 2010 to AOC Physician Articles

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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Stinger

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Dr. Clayton G. Lane, MD One half of college football players will experience a stinger injury at some point during their career. Because, it sometimes results in temporary paralysis of the arm, it can be quite concerning for the athlete, coach and family members. In most cases however, there are no permanent limitations following the […]

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