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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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Shoulder Separation

Posted on December 5, 2016 to News and Press

Many athletes who play contact sports like football, can experience shoulder separation. A common misconception about a separated shoulder is that it’s an injury to the shoulder joint. A separated shoulder involves the acromioclavicular joint (known as the AC joint), which is where the collarbone meets the highest point of the shoulder blade. A fall […]

Tagged: baseball, Football, injury, rugby, shoulder, shoulder separation, sports, sports injury, sports medicine

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Comebacks Start Here: Mr. Terry’s Success Story

Posted on February 11, 2014 to News and Press

Recently, Buddy Terry, patient of Dr. Patton, underwent an Anterior Cruciate ligament repair surgery for his right knee injury. Terry successfully underwent surgery and was able to start a regimen of sport specific rehabilitation at Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic Physical Therapy. Thanks to the doctor and staff, and Terry’s willingness to stick to his plan for recovery, he was able to […]

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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 […]

Tagged: Alabama Orthopaedic, aoc sports, orthopaedic, sports injury, sports medicine

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What You Need to Know About Knee Injuries: Dr. Roca, Jr., MD

Posted on July 10, 2013 to AOC Physician Articles

  Many people involved in some kind of athletic activity know the wear and constant use of your knees and joints can sometimes result in injury or pain. There are several ways to injure your knees. According to Dr. Cesar Roca, Jr., MD of Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic, Knee injuries are generally caused by direct trauma […]

Tagged: cartilage, dr roca, knee injury, knee pain, meniscus, sports injury, sports medicine

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Injury Analysis: University of Alabama RB Jalston Fowler by Dr. Patton

Posted on September 13, 2012 to AOC Physician Articles

“The recent injury to the knee of University of Alabama RB Jalston Fowler reminds us of how debilitating such injuries can be,” reports Dr. Patton, Sports Medicine Specialist as well as Knee and Shoulder Surgeon at AOC. Although no official report of the exact structures that have been damaged has been released, the video shows hyperextension of his […]

Tagged: Alabama Orthopaedic, alabama orthopedic, aoc sports, Broken bones, Christopher Patton MD, dr patton, MD, rehabilitation, sports injury, sports medicine

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Own Your Next Triathlon

Posted on September 6, 2012 to AOC Physician Articles

Phillip Bradley, AOC’s Director of Occupational Therapy, is participating in the Alabama Coastal Triathlon this weekend. Phillip and his wife, Kathryn, will be heading down to Gulf Shores this Friday to kick off the weekend event. Along with the Bradley’s, AOC’s Dr. Wayne Cockrell will also be participating in the triathlon. Phillip gave us some […]

Tagged: Alabama Orthopaedic, AOC, aoc sports, bone doctor, Bones, Dr. Wayne Cockrell, sports injury, Training, triathlon

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TEAM USA COMEBACK ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT #1 : Katie Bell

Posted on July 17, 2012 to AOC Physician Articles

During the countdown to the 2012 London Olympics AOC is going to spotlight some USA Team members who were able to recover from an injury and fulfill their dreams of making the team. At AOC we applaud and love it when an athlete has a real COMEBACK RECOVERY and PERFORMANCE and is able to return […]

Tagged: alabama orthopedic clinic, dr patton, dr roca, dr. lane, Katie Bell, Labrum, Olympics, orthopedic, recovery, rehab, rehabilitation, sports injury, sports medicine, us olympic team

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