Archive for the "Surgery" Category

Regenerative Medicine: Are You an Ideal Candidate?

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Regenerative medicine is a new field of orthopedics to provide benefits without surgery. Regenerative therapies with platelet-rich plasma and stem cells are a good option for joint damage, sprains and sports injuries. Depending on your health and condition, you may be a good candidate for regenerative medicine. Patients who are good candidates for regenerative medicine […]

5 Minimally Invasive Surgery FAQ’s to Ask Your Spine Specialist

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Minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) is an exciting alternative to traditional spine surgery. The orthopedic surgeons at Southeast Orthopedic Specialists frequently perform MISS procedures to address a variety of issues related to the spine. 1. What is the Difference Between Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Traditional Spine Surgery? Traditionally, spine surgery was performed as an […]

What to Ask your Doctor Before Hip Replacement Surgery

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When agriculture spraying technician Sammy Burch began having intense pain in her right hip, she just thought she had thrown her hip out and could easily get the problem fixed with a visit to the chiropractor. But when her chiropractor saw her, he recognized there were deeper problems and sent her to an orthopedic specialist. […]

Things Your Orthopedic Physician Wants You to Know

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Whether you have sustained a sports-related injury or you suffer with chronic back pain, Southeast Orthopedic Specialists can help relieve your pain. If you have been injured, we will also assist you as you move through the recovery process. Our goal is to help you return to your normal activities as quickly as possible. If […]

The Future of Spine Technology

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There have been many technology advancements for spine care. An orthopedic spinal surgeon, Anthony Yeung, weighs in on his opinions on where he sees the future of spinal care. Dr. Yeung realized the need for minimalism in spine surgery when a close family member sustained a nerve injury of the spine after partial removal of […]

Common Hip Replacement Questions

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If you’re having hip replacement surgery, you’ve probably got lots of questions for your orthopedic surgeon. You may have so many questions that you forget to ask something at a pre-op appointment. Fear not. We’ve got you covered with answers to common hip replacement questions. If the answer to your question isn’t listed, contact one […]

Education: Common Knee Replacement Questions

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If you’re considering knee replacement surgery, you probably have some questions about the procedure. Read below to see if we have addressed your concerns. If not, please contact one of our trusted orthopedic surgeons.

The Importance of Getting Back on Your Feet After a Knee Replacement

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Knee replacement surgeries are the 14th most common inpatient procedure performed in the United States, with 4.5 million Americans currently living with at least one knee replacement. As techniques for total knee replacement have grown more refined, orthopedic specialists have discovered factors that predict successful functional outcomes. One of the most important factors in restoring […]

Why Physical Therapy Is so Important After Surgery

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Millions of people are referred to physical therapy each year for the treatment of a range of orthopedic issues. Physical therapists are experts in improving range of motion, everyday functioning and overall quality of life. However, many patients are unsure what physical therapy can do for them or why it is important to attend physical […]