VIDEO: NEW PROCEDURE TO REPAIR DISLOCATED KNEE CAP KEEPS PLAYER ON THE FIELD

Dr. Robert Steensen discusses a new procedure to repair dislocated knee caps that helped this student return to the football field and go on to win a state championship. Learn more in this clip from CBS 10TV.


VIDEO: SAVE YOUR BACK: PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OPTIONS

Nearly 80 percent of all Americans will experience back problems at some point in their lives. Dr. Bryan Chambers with The Cardinal Orthopaedic Institute discusses the most common back conditions, treatment options and most importantly, tips for prevention. Learn more in this clip from NBC 4 news.

For even more information on back pain, join us on the first Wednesday of each month at our FREE community Back School, where our team of therapists and physicians will discuss the basics of back care, including: standing posture, proper foot wear, work station ergonomics and lifting mechanics.


VIDEO: NEW TREATMENT OFFERS RELIEF FOR CHRONIC BACK PAIN

Dr. V. Brandon Thompson offers relatively new treatment option, called Spinal Cord Stimulation, to treat chronic back pain and provide patients with long overdue relief.


VIDEO: SNOW SHOVELING - TIPS TO SAVE YOUR BACK

Dr. Jonathan Feibel shares proper snow shoveling technique with ABC 6/FOX 28 during a terrible central Ohio snow storm.


VIDEO: FOOT AND ANKLE PAIN - WHAT CAN YOU DO TO PREVENT IT?

Dr. Bryan Chambers addresses common foot and ankle conditions on NBC 4, including prevention and treatment options.


NEW CONCEPTS IN DISLOCATION OF THE PATELLA

by Robert N. Steensen, M.D.

The patella (or kneecap) normally moves up and down in a groove on the front of the femur (thigh bone) as we bend and straighten our knee. The patella will sometimes come out of its groove during an injury. This is known as a dislocation of the patella or a patellar dislocation. It occurs most commonly in teenagers when the knee twists a specific way. Patients who sustain this injury may recover and do well or may have dislocations continue to occur from time to time. On some occasions, as the patella dislocates it scrapes cartilage off the side of the groove creating a loose piece that needs to be removed.

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BENEFITS OF ENDOSCOPIC CARPAL TUNNEL SURGERY

by Raymond K. Wurapa, M.D.

Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery

Endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery uses a thin, specialized device with a camera attached (endoscope), guided through a small incision at the wrist (single-portal technique). The device contains both the camera and the cutting tool. The endoscope lets the surgeon directly and clearly see the internal structures of the wrist, such as the transverse carpal ligament, without opening the entire area with the standard, larger incision.

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HIP PAIN IN THE ACTIVE ADULT: WHAT CAN BE DONE?

by T. Ty Fowler, M.D.

Hip pain can vary from an occasional annoyance to a debilitating problem. Symptoms around the hip can present at any age and has many forms and causes consisting of:

  1. Soft tissue strains and irritations in and around the hip
  2. Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)
  3. Hip dysplasia
  4. Arthritis.

This article focuses on the nagging hip pain that plagues so many young (teens to early fifties) active individuals.

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VIDEO: CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

by Dr. Bryan T. Chambers

Dr. Bryan T. Chambers discusses carpal tunnel syndrome on NBC 4, including prevention and treatment options.


EVEN THE TOUGHEST TURN TO DR. POLITI: UFC PIONEER DISCUSSES RECENT HIP REPLACEMENT

Ultimate Fighting Championship pioneer Mark Coleman discusses his retirement, including his recent hip replacement surgery by Dr. Joel Politi.

The following article appeared on www.mmafighting.com, a popular website covering the world of mixed martial arts. Read the full article here.

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