Advantages Of A Partial Knee Replacement When a knee surgery is required, a partial knee replacement can be the best option. Every case is different and must be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon. If you are a patient ready to go under surgery to get your knee replaced, […]

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

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Unilateral Knee Replacement Results from Dr. Mead’s Patients     The following video shows the results from some patients of orthopedic surgeon, Leon Mead, two to three days after receiving a unilateral knee replacement. As you can observe, they are able to walk almost right after the surgery with minimal […]

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What Can You Do When You Injure Your Rotator Cuff? When I injured my shoulder like 14 years ago, I remember I felt it was the end of the world. At that point, training was as new to my as math to a 5 year old boy. That morning, I […]

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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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