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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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Los Angeles Safety Mark Barron Partners with D1AOC

Posted on July 7, 2017 to News and Press

I was a great day having Mark Barron (Los Angeles Rams Safety and former Alabama player) in town. Mark is going to be a great addition to our D1AOC team as a partner helping us provide the best athletic training, physical therapy and sports medicine in the area. From left to right, Rich Myers, D1AOC, […]

Tagged: athletic trainer, athletic training, D1AOC, Los Angeles Rams, Mark Barron, physical therapy, sports medicine

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Dr. Christopher Patton inducted as an Honorary member of the Cottage Hill Christian Academy Athletic Hall of Fame

Posted on June 8, 2017 to News and Press

Dr. Christopher Patton inducted as an Honorary member of the Cottage Hill Christian Academy Athletic Hall of Fame

Dr. Christopher Patton was inducted into the Cottage Hill Christian Academy Athletic Hall of Fame as an Honorary member. Dr. Patton is part of the inaugural class of inductees. He has served as the only team doctor in CHCA history and has been a great supporter of Warrior athletes, spending all home games and several […]

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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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Meniscus Repair

Posted on September 1, 2016 to News and Press

Athletes are at risk for a number of knee injuries. A common knee injury experienced by many players—especially those participating in contact sports—is meniscus tears. Meniscus are the pieces of cartilage situated between the thighbone and shinbone that cushion the joints, provide stability, and act as shock absorbers. There are multiple ways the meniscus can […]

Tagged: Arthroscopy, knee, meniscus repair, sports medicine

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ACL Reconstruction Surgery

Posted on August 15, 2016 to AOC Physician Articles, News and Press

ACL Reconstruction Surgery

The anterior cruciate ligament, better known as the ACL, is one of four ligaments that hold the knee together. The ACL is also one of the most easily—and commonly—injured parts of the knee, especially for athletes. This type of injury frequently occurs in athletes who participate in high impact sports like football, basketball, hockey, and […]

Tagged: ACL Reconstruction, acl rehab, acl tear, knee injury, sports medicine

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