Doug Nowak, MD informs listeners about Femoroacetabular Impingement and the arthroscopic surgery option.
What type of Snowboarder injuries does an orthopedic surgeon see typically in a good winter season in the Northwest. Doctor Jeff Mason talks about his experiences seeing injured snowboarders that are suffering from wrist fractures, hyper extensions along with shoulder separations and rotator cuff tears.
Middle-agers are the fifty something's whose knee joints are getting worn out. It's all those previous years of wear and tear on the knees that start to add up. From partial meniscus tears, to arthritic knees most the time the pain originated from an old knee injury or as a result of the life they have lived.
Orthopedist: An orthopedic surgeon, a physician who corrects congenital or functional abnormalities of the bones and treating injuries to the bones. Sometimes spelled orthopaedist.