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What Is A Custom 3D Knee Replacement?

Posted on May 1, 2018 to News and Press

In recent years there has been great interest in custom implants for total knee replacements and I am asked about them frequently. These are sometimes referred to as “the 3D knee” because they are produced using 3D printing technology. With this system, a CT scan is used to produce custom instrumentation and a custom prosthesis […]

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U Are You-KNEE-que

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Each patient’s knee problems are unique and specific. When choosing your care it is important to find a fellowship trained surgeon who specializes in your condition. I have produced great results with partial knee replacements, customized knee implants,  and robotic surgeries; but there is no “one size fits all” solution for knee problems. Every patient […]

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2018 AOC Annual Clay Shoot – Register Here!

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Click Here Down Download a Registration Form.   Dear Friends of Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic and Ransom Ministries I am pleased to announce that the 2018 Annual AOC Charity Clay Shooting Tournament will be held at Taylor Creek Sporting Clays on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 11:00am. As a long time friend of the Armbruster family […]

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The Place for The Athlete! D1AOC Opens in Mobile, Alabama

Posted on February 5, 2018 to Community Events, News and Press

D1 opens in Mobile Alabama

D1AOC (or D1), this area’s first Performance Enhancement Center, specializes in athletic skill building while training athletes of all ages. It is D1’s goal to not only build the athlete to his/her fullest potential but to also teach the tricks of avoiding injury. We believe in starting them young, so our programs are designed for […]

Tagged: AOC, athletic training, D1, D1AOC, Sport Medicine, sports

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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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