Bone and Joint Blog

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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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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