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Christopher Patton, MD Explains Patrick Mahomes Dislocated Knee

Posted on October 23, 2019 to AOC Physician Articles, News and Press

Christopher Patton, MD Explains Patrick Mahomes Dislocated Knee

During a quarterback sneak against Denver, Patrick Mahomes dislocated his right patella (knee cap). The combination of a twist to the knee and the collision caused the patella to dislocate laterally. It was gently put back in place by the medical staff on the field by extending the knee and pushing the patella back in […]

Tagged: Denver, dislocated knee, Patrick Mahomes, Patrick Mahomes dislocated his right patella, Patrick Mahomes dislocated knee

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Grant Shell, MD Explains Tua Tagovailoa’s Ankle Injury

Posted on October 21, 2019 to AOC Physician Articles, News and Press

Grant Shell, MD Explains Tua Tagovailoa's Ankle Injury

Against the Tennessee Volunteers, Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Quarterback, suffered a high ankle sprain. He underwent a “tight-rope procedure” on Sunday morning and will miss the next 1-2 games, per Head Coach Nick Saban. A high ankle sprain is an injury to the ligaments between the fibula and tibia just above the ankle joint […]

Tagged: ankle injury, Arthrex, Grant Shell, High Ankle Sprain, Nick Saban, tight-rope procedure, Tua, Tua Tagovailoa

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“Wine Cheese, Hips and Knees” with Dr. Matt Barber

Posted on October 7, 2019 to Community Events, News and Press

"Wine Cheese, Hips and Knees" with Dr. Matt Barber

AOC cordially invites you to join us for “Wine Cheese, Hips and Knees” with Total Joint Specialist Dr. Matt Barber. WHEN: Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 from 5:30 PM-7:00 PM WHERE: AOC Surgery Center, 3610 Springhill Memorial Dr N., Mobile, AL 36608 Please RSVP to Shauna Dean by  September 2nd, 2019: EMAIL: shauna_dean@alortho.com PHONE: 251-410-3686

Tagged: 3D Knee, 3D printing, custom implants, Dr. Barber, knee surgery

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Grant Shell, MD Explains Feleipe Franks’ Ankle Injury

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GRANT SHELL, MD EXPLAINS Feleipe Franks’ Ankle INJURY

Against the Kentucky Wildcats, Florida Gators’ Quarterback, Feleipe Franks, suffered a dislocated ankle that contains a fracture. He will miss the remainder of the 2019 season and face a sixth-month recovery. This is a serious injury that is most commonly seen during contact sports in addition to twisting injuries. Initially, the fracture is reduced back […]

Tagged: ankle fracture, dislocated ankle, Feleipe Franks, Florida Gators, Kentucky Wildcats, orthopedic surgeon, Quarterback, twisting injuries

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Jeffrey Boatright, MD Explains Drew Brees’ Thumb Injury

Posted on September 19, 2019 to AOC Physician Articles, News and Press

Jeffrey Boatright, MD Explains Drew Brees' Thumb Injury

Mr Brees’ thumb injury is a fairly common one amongst athletes at all levels. Commonly referred to as gamekeeper’s or skier’s thumb, it involves a rupture of one of the key stabilizing ligaments to the thumb MCP joint (knuckle). This ligament is critical for activities that involve strong pinch or grip or grasp. This used […]

Tagged: Drew Brees, gamekeeper's thumb, Jeff Boatright M.D., MCP joint, Mike Trout, skier's thumb

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