Anatomy of a Turn Cuff     Orthopedic Corner | Leon Mead MD Orthopedic Doctor | 730 Goodlette Road North, Suite 201  Naples Florida 34102 | Phone: (239) 262-1119

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Symptoms of Minor Athletic Illnesses: Abdominal Pain While most people do not understand the  anatomy of their digestive systems, almost everyone has experience abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea at some time.  In evaluating what seem to be digestive symptoms,  your doctor must suspect diseases  of other systems as well.  For […]

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Symptoms of Minor Athletic Illnesses: Cough A cough is one way your body prevents irritating particles that enter your airways from invading your lungs. Viruses and bacteria that cause  infection, as well as dust, smoke and pollen, are trapped in the tiny hairs (cilia) that line your air passages, and  […]

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Nutrition Facts: Fats You should realize the importance of fat in your diet. fat is not always a villain, responsible for clogging arteries and packing pounds. To an athlete, fat acts as a secondary source of energy during training or competition. Fat-based energy becomes available soon after carbohydrate stores in […]

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  Hip Replacement Fast Facts Adapted from the NIH Website (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Deseases).     Orthopedic Corner | Leon Mead MD Orthopedic Doctor | 730 Goodlette Road North, Suite 201  Naples Florida 34102 | Phone: (239) 262-1119

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How to take blood pressure A little bit out of the orthopedic relax but definitively important information anybody can use. Blood pressure is the force exerted by the blood against the inner walls of the blood vessels. It is determined by the flow of the blood and by resistance to […]

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Naples Orthopedic Doctor Reviews The following video shows some of the reviews given to Naples orthopedic doctor, Leon Mead. With a strong quality standard, Dr. Mead has been able to practice in the city for more than 20 years establishing one of the most recognize practices in the field.   […]

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Analyzing Arthroscopy Results with Dr. Mead In the following video, orthopedic surgeon, Leon Mead, shows the before and after results of a 67 year patient after an arthroscopy. Some of the benefits an arthroscopy: Less pain and scarring Better visualization Same recovery as open     Orthopedic Corner | Leon Mead […]

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Myths of Aerobic Exercise and Weight Control Part II In our previous post, we talked about the myths and facts of aerobic exercise and weight control versus . On part II, we will expand on them an complement the information. We hope you find it useful: Myth: Muscles will turn […]

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Myths of Aerobic Exercise and Weight Control Among the more popularly help myths and misconceptions concerning the relationship between aerobic exercise and weight control are the following: Myth: Aerobic exercise is all the exercise you need to effectively control your weight. Fact: A review of the available data strongly indicates […]

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