Bone and Joint Blog

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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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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