AOC cordially invites you to join us for Lunch & More with Matthew Barber, MD Total Joint Specialist & Kevin Donahoe, MD Spine Specialist. WHEN: Thursday, August 29th, 2019 at 11:30 WHERE: Grove Hill Senior Center, 113 Clark St., Grove Hill, Al 36451 Please RSVP to Shauna Dean by August 22nd, 2019: EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org PHONE: 251-410-3686 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Dr. Barber with patient David Schof with Mary Booth and Uncle Henry. Listen to David’s success story.
Decades of experience and published studies have shown that the key to a long-lasting, well-functioning hip replacement is proper placement of the implanted device. Ensuring appropriate position and orientation of implants used to rely only on the skill of the surgeon. Now, many of us are employing technologies such as robotics to augment our skills […]
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 […]
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 […]