Bone and Joint Blog

A Hand Doctor in Baton Rouge: Specialized in Variety

Posted Jul 13, 2018 8:28:00 AM

We have long understood that passion and variety are intricately intertwined. As early as 85 BC, Publilius Syrus, observed, “The most delightful pleasures cloy without variety,” while today, we..

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Everything a Baton Rouge Patient Should Know

Posted Jul 6, 2018 11:56:37 AM

The human hand is beautifully and complexly engineered.  It is designed for strong and steady grip, but also must have the dexterity to precisely manipulate small objects.  Still, despite their..

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Treating Arthritis in Baton Rouge: What are my Options?

Posted Jun 4, 2018 12:28:01 PM

Arthritis is inflammation or degeneration of the joints that leads to pain and stiffness. It can occur alone or in conjunction with another health condition. In total, there are over 100 ways in..

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How Severe will Your Arthritis Become: Determining Factors

Posted Jun 4, 2018 12:26:18 PM

If there is one thing that everyone understands about arthritis, it is that the condition can produce significant pain. From rheumatoid arthritis to osteoarthritis, every variation comes with its..

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The Best Spinal Surgeon in Baton Rouge: One Special Requirement

Posted May 15, 2018 10:23:56 AM

Every LSU fan remembers where they were on the day Nick Saban was introduced as the 31st head football coach of the LSU Tigers. Dr. Kevin McCarthy was in the middle of his first week of rounds as..

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4 Conditions Treatable with Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion Surgery

Posted May 15, 2018 10:19:14 AM

Nearly half of the American adult population suffers from back pain to some degree. Some cases are mild, only occurring occasionally and requiring minimal, at-home treatment. Others, however, are..

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Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery: Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tears

Posted Apr 6, 2018 9:06:00 AM

The musculoskeletal system is comprised of the bones, muscles, and other connective tissues that provide the human body with stability and movement. Naturally, given the size and function of this..

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A Shoulder Specialist in Baton Rouge: A Positive Impact

Posted Apr 5, 2018 7:28:00 AM

A good day for one of the top shoulder specialists in Baton Rouge, Dr. Mazoch, is one where he has had a positive impact on the day of someone else. Raised by two veterinarians on a cattle farm,..

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A Baton Rouge Shoulder Surgeon: The Art of Listening

Posted Apr 4, 2018 9:16:00 AM

William Osler, the founder of modern medicine, famously said, “Listen to your patient, he is telling you the diagnosis.” Dr. Alan Schroeder firmly believes the best way to diagnose the patient is..

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Quick Facts About Pediatric Scoliosis [Infographic]

Posted Mar 14, 2018 2:03:49 PM

When the spine develops normally, it allows the human body to perform some truly incredible feats.  However, when impacted by a condition such as scoliosis, these capabilities become increasingly..

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