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The Orthopaedic Institute offers world-class orthopedic care, including state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Our experts, who are some of the nation's most experienced orthopedic specialists, treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. They provide care to relieve pain and improve mobility so patients can return to their highest level of performance and enjoy a healthy, active life.
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Orthopedic surgeon Brian Feeley, MD demos his technique step by step, including landmarks and medication prep. Learn what you need to know in less than four minutes.
Sports medicine specialist Cindy Chang, MD, demos three tests to perform during a lumbar spine exam, to help you readily detect the main cause of discomfort. She also has a tip on what not to overlook.
Orthopedic surgeon C. Benjamin Ma, MD, demos a thorough shoulder exam, covering palpation points; how much pressure to use; and hallmarks of common injuries, such as rotator cuff tears and SLAP lesions.
Orthopedic surgeon Christina Allen, MD, shows primary care physicians the best tests for assessing pain and limited range of motion in the knee – and explains when speedy referral to a specialist is crucial.
In less than an hour, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Brian Feeley sets you up to diagnose common shoulder problems, including three simple questions to ask, a three-minute hands-on exam, worthwhile tests (and time wasters) and an update on the ...
Patients are hearing that injections of platelet-rich plasma or stem cells will heal injuries and arthritis, but the evidence is mixed. Orthopedic surgeon Drew Lansdown, MD, explains the formulations, when to consider their use and how ...
You’re likely to see just four types of knee injury in practice, but tests and treatments vary depending on your patient’s age and goals. Sports medicine doctor Brian Feeley, MD, sets out his straightforward system for assessing and addressing ...
In this presentation Lionel N. Metz, MD, will discuss considerations for the young adult deformity patient, case examples, common pitfalls and modes of failure, and causes of pain after adult reconstruction.
Carlin Senter, MD, and Elizabeth Marshall, MD, discuss how to perform a subacromial shoulder injection, focusing on the supplies needed and the proper anatomic landmarks, including the advantages of both the posterior and lateral approaches for injection.
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