Category Archives: Technology

Stem cells, PRP, and HA, oh my! We are not in Kansas anymore… Part 2

This blog will discuss the use of stem cells. It has become a catch-word, for “can heal everything” in the lay press and public’s mind. Not so, and the research is in its adolescence. Scientists have known of stem cells … Continue reading

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What is an MRI?

Sometimes we physicians get very accustomed to ordering a test and assume the patients understand what the test involves.  This blog will attempt to clarify what an MRI is and also a make your experience less scary and more understandable. … Continue reading

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Medical Literatures

Those readers who have had an office visit with me know that I like to base our discussions on available scientific literature. Those of you who have visited my facebook page know that I remain cautiously optimistic about the reform … Continue reading

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Where Is The Service?

Have you tried to get anything fixed these past few weeks?  I am not talking about a knee or shoulder, but my example is about Comcast.  Recently, I had my internet go out in my home. Kind of important as … Continue reading

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Physicians as Educators

As I had mentioned in a previous blog, I have been attending meetings to stay abreast of the many changes in healthcare. One of these meetings was hosted by a hospital system. The hospital wanted to lay out their strategy … Continue reading

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Advancements in Running Shoes

As a runner and an orthopedic surgeon, I have two reasons to keep abreast of the advances in running shoe design. The design of running shoes is experiencing a revolution. What started as a fringe movement of barefooted runners morphed … Continue reading

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Changes in Orthopedics

Two weeks ago, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) held its annual meeting in San Francisco. The meeting brings orthopedic surgeons from around the world together for a week of education, exchange of ideas, and camaraderie.   Physicians, like many … Continue reading

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A little perspective to our electronic health records

As most of you know, the new health care legislation puts a lot of pressure on physicians to implement electronic medical records in our offices.  In fact, there are supplements and subsidies for those who do so.  I thought I … Continue reading

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