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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, […]

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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. 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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AOC Welcomes Our Newest Members to the AOC Sports Team

Posted on August 21, 2013 to News and Press

The AOC Sports team is pleased to announce the recent hiring of two new Certified Athletic Trainers:   Alex White, ATC is a recent graduate from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN where he received his Bachelor’s Degree. He most recently has been the Head Athletic Trainer for the Nashville Storm Arena League Football […]

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What To Do If You Have an AC Dislocation: Watch Dr. Clayton Lane of AOC Sports Medicine Explain

Posted on August 13, 2013 to News and Press

Thanks to modern medicine, surgery, and the skills of sports medicine specialists at Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic, shoulder separations can be surgically repaired through 4 small “poke holes” rather than the large incisions of the past. Shoulder separations, aka AC (acromioclavicular) dislocations often heal without surgery, but when they don’t it can be career-ending for an athlete. […]

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Joy Crouse, ATC Returns to her home at AOC

Posted on July 26, 2013 to News and Press

Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic, P.C. and the Sports Medicine Team welcome Joy Crouse, MS, ATC, CES back to AOC as Head Athletic Trainer. Ms. Crouse has 20 years of athletic training experience in the Mobile area and was most recently the Supervisor of the Sports Medicine program at Providence Hospital. Joy is a graduate of Theodore […]

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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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Patient Success Story: Dr. Patton Helped Me Get Back To Work

Posted on September 19, 2012 to AOC Physician Articles

  Hazel Gardner, Owner of Watch Me Grow Daycare, came to AOC for Arthroscopic knee surgery for medial meniscal tears both knees. Dr. Patton performed surgery on the right knee on June 28th and on the left knee on Aug 9th. AOC was able to sit down with Hazel and ask her a few questions […]

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