Knee Arthroscopy and Meniscal Tears – Part Two

Posted on August 14, 2018 to AOC Physician Articles, News and Press

The treatment of meniscal tears has advanced over the years. Forty years ago it would not have been unheard of to excise in an open fashion the entire meniscus. This led to the development of arthritis earlier than was expected. With the development of knee arthroscopy and the small instruments to work inside the knee, […]

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Knee Arthroscopy and Meniscal Tears – Part One

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  Knee arthroscopy (the placing of a small camera into the knee and performing surgery through small holes) is one of the most common orthopaedic procedures performed in the United States. Over 900,000 of these are performed each year, and over half are done to operate on a torn meniscus.1 The meniscus is a C-shaped […]

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Dr. Christopher Patton inducted as an Honorary member of the Cottage Hill Christian Academy Athletic Hall of Fame

Posted on June 8, 2017 to News and Press

Dr. Christopher Patton inducted as an Honorary member of the Cottage Hill Christian Academy Athletic Hall of Fame

Dr. Christopher Patton was inducted into the Cottage Hill Christian Academy Athletic Hall of Fame as an Honorary member. Dr. Patton is part of the inaugural class of inductees. He has served as the only team doctor in CHCA history and has been a great supporter of Warrior athletes, spending all home games and several […]

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ACL Reconstruction Surgery

Posted on August 15, 2016 to AOC Physician Articles, News and Press

ACL Reconstruction Surgery

The anterior cruciate ligament, better known as the ACL, is one of four ligaments that hold the knee together. The ACL is also one of the most easily—and commonly—injured parts of the knee, especially for athletes. This type of injury frequently occurs in athletes who participate in high impact sports like football, basketball, hockey, and […]

Tagged: ACL Reconstruction, acl rehab, acl tear, knee injury, sports medicine

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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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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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Dr. Patton, Sports Medicine Physician You Can Trust On and Off the Field

Posted on September 25, 2013 to News and Press

Dr. W. Christopher Patton of Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic P.C. Physician specializing in Sports Medicine First Job: Mowing lawns First Car: Rusty 1962 Nova Favorite local event? Mardi Gras Personal Life Married to Dr. Cindy Patton and has one son Education University of Mississippi, Baylor College of Medicine Residency University of Tennessee College of Medicine Fellowship […]

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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 […]

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