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Watch Dr. Barber on Uncle Henry discussing joint replacement advances including robotic surgery, custom implants and outpatient options

Posted on August 18, 2019 to AOC Physician Articles, Community Events, News and Press

Watch Dr. Barber on Uncle Henry discussing joint replacement advances including robotic surgery, custom implants and outpatient options

  Dr. Barber visited the Uncle Henry morning show on Friday (August 16th) to discuss joint replacement advances including robotic surgery, custom implants and outpatient options.

Tagged: custom implants, Dr. Barber, Joint replacement, outpatient, robotic surgery

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Meet Dr. Michael L. Granberry

Posted on August 1, 2019 to AOC Physician Articles, News and Press

Meet Dr. Michael L. Granberry

Having been a serious runner and triathlete in his earlier years, Dr. Michael L. Granberry understands the stress that can be put on joints and the need for specialized care in order to keep them healthy. At AOC, that’s exactly what Dr. Granberry specializes in. He helps patients with all sorts of joint issues, focusing […]

Tagged: Dr. Granberry, hip replacement, Joint replacement, Knee implant, knee pain, Knee Replacement

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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, […]

Tagged: aoc sports, Christopher Patton MD, Knee Arthroscopy, Meniscal Tears, sports injury, sports medicine

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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 […]

Tagged: aoc sports, Christopher Patton MD, Knee Arthroscopy, Meniscal Tears, sports injury, sports medicine

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Lumbar Fusion

Posted on January 22, 2018 to AOC Physician Articles, News and Press

Dr. Donahoe explains Lumbar Fusion when spinal fusion is used to stabilize the spine when arthritis has led to instability of the spinal segment.

Have you been diagnosed with a slipped disc in your back and your doctor recommended surgery? Spinal fusion is a procedure to stabilize the spine when arthritis has led to instability of the spinal segment (2 bones around the disc). This procedure is usually done along with a laminectomy to relieve the pressure on the […]

Tagged: adult spine surgery, arthritis, Lumbar Fusions, spine fusion, spine stability

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Lumbar Laminectomy

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Dr. Donahoe explains lumbar laminectomy and how the best results come from removing the pressure on “pinched nerves” in the neck or back.

Have you been diagnosed with spinal stenosis? Do you have difficulty walking any long distances without experiencing leg pain? Patients who have not improved after conservative treatment may benefit from surgery. During surgery, the bone spurs and arthritis are removed that place pressure on nerves that affect the legs and buttock region. Dr. Donahoe specializes […]

Tagged: Back pain, leg pain, lumbar laminectomy, neck pain, walking

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