Sports Medicine Understanding the Forearm The forearm can can sometimes be ignored when it comes to sports medicine. Maybe because it is not as commonly injured as other joints like the shoulder or knee. However, it is important to know its anatomy and functionality in order to understand the power […]

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Elbow: The Silent Joint Considering the incredible and constant strain that it is subjected to, the elbow is a strong joint indeed. The elbow is a hinge-type joint, formed by the humerus bone of the upper arm, and the radius and ulna bones of the lower arm. Although only flexion […]

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Why did I Injured my Rotator Cuff? There can be many reasons behind a rotator cuff injury. Now, activities that involve throwing, swimming and pitching are regular weekend activities for many. These activities, which are relegated to the weekends, are often performed with poor technique, muscle fatigue, inadequate conditioning, and […]

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What is a Total Knee Replacement? A Simple Visual Explanation Explaining a total knee replacement can be really complex if we go into detail. However, it can also be really simple if we “simplify” the process. So, what is a total knee replacement? The diagram above will help you answer […]

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Joint Mechanics: The Ankle and Foot Playing sports, (specially contact sports like football, soccer or basketball) may expose you to injuries. Getting to know our joints is one and its mechanics can really help you improve how to train and play so you avid them. The ankle and foot hold […]

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How to Reduce Back Pain by Increasing Muscular Flexibility Back pain is one of the most common orthopedic problems in our country. One of the best things you can do in order to reduce and relieve your self from it is to have a constant routine to help you increase […]

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Hip Pain Questions You Should Ask Your Orthopedic Doctor Hip pain can be produced by different causes: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, traumatic arthritis, fractures and/or osteoporosis. When hip pain arises it is best to consult your orthopedic doctor in order to get a proper analysis and receive the precise diagnosis. It […]

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Anatomy of a Zimmer Knee Replacement Knee replacement surgeries are one of the most common orthopedic procedures performed in America and thousands of cases are scheduled every year. During the last 20 years our orthopedic doctor, Leon Mead, has learned to trust Zimmer and their knee replacement solutions. The graph […]

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

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Why Choosing Naples Orthopedic Doctor Leon Mead Naples orthopedic doctor, Leon Mead MD is one of the most recognized surgeons in the country for his excellence and quality. On the graph above you can find some of the reasons why he keeps being ranked as one of the best nationally. […]

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