Bone and Joint Blog

PAO and Hip Dysplasia: The Procedure and Benefits

Posted Nov 14, 2018 5:04:10 PM

Hip dysplasia is a condition in which the hip socket is too shallow and does not fully cover the head (ball) of the femur, or upper thigh bone.  It can affect adults or children, but it is most..

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ACL Tears in Athletes: Risk Factors and Symptoms

Posted Oct 22, 2018 2:10:22 PM

Participation in sports is linked to many health benefits. Of course, athletes reap the benefits of physical fitness, but they are also more likely to make healthier choices, have higher..

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A Dual Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Specialist Returns to Baton Rouge

Posted Oct 22, 2018 1:55:53 PM

You can take an athlete off of the field, but you can’t always keep them off of the team. Dr. Julie Neumann of the Bone and Joint Clinic is a prime example of this. Her passion for athletics and a..

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Top 3 Foot Injuries: Causes and Treatments

Posted Sep 5, 2018 2:28:00 PM

While we are busy going about our lives and interacting with the world around us each day, we rarely consider the very things that carry us through it: our feet.  On average, Americans walk about..

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Surgery for Plantar Fasciitis: How It’s Performed and Who Needs It

Posted Sep 5, 2018 2:25:48 PM

Plantar fasciitis is the most common source of heel pain, affecting about 10 percent of the U.S. population.  It occurs when the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue running the length of the..

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Baton Rouge Foot and Ankle Specialist: Thorough and Conscientious Care for 39 Years

Posted Sep 4, 2018 3:04:00 PM

The human foot has 26 bones, all mechanically designed to create the machines that move you.  The acquired foot problems that Podiatry addresses are met with the integration of art and science. ..

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Baton Rouge Foot and Ankle Doctor: Fixing and Following Footsteps

Posted Sep 4, 2018 2:22:00 PM

What began as a kindergarten drawing titled, “Dr. Hall and Son” has transitioned into a dream come true for one of Louisiana's best foot and ankle surgeons. It’s safe to say that the apple didn’t..

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Expertise in Cartilage Regeneration Requires a Curious Mind

Posted Aug 7, 2018 12:25:32 PM

For every physician, there is a moment, a person, or a characteristic that initially sparked their interest in medicine. For Dr. Joseph “Jeb” Broyles, it was a naturally inquisitive nature, a..

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Knee Replacement Alternative: Biologic Augmented Microdrilling (BAM)

Posted Aug 7, 2018 11:51:23 AM

It may be called total knee replacement (TKR) or total knee arthroplasty (TKA), but no matter which name you use, the ultimate goal of knee replacement surgery is the same: Bring relief to those..

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SuperPath Hip Replacement: The Major Benefits

Posted Aug 7, 2018 11:29:40 AM

The vital role of hip joints is often overlooked…until they hurt.  Hip pain, soreness, and stiffness can quickly become unbearable and sideline us from the things we enjoy the most.  Even a task..

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