Category Archives: Dr. Anderson

Tis the Season- for ACL tears

The 2 most common ligament injuries in skiing are the medial collateral ligament (MCL) and the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). These injuries are not quite so common in snowboarding. Ligament injuries generally occur as a result of a high speed … 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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ILIOTIBIAL BAND SYNDROME or “RUNNERS KNEE”

I have seen several cases of IT band syndrome this week in the office and as the weather gets a little bit better, people are starting to get out and run more.  The iliotibial band syndromes are a very common … Continue reading

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What’s New

Our annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) was this week in San Francisco.  This meeting brings together almost 30,000 orthopedic surgeons, vendors, and sales people to provide intense education on the “latest and greatest” new technology as … Continue reading

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Our Trains are Up!

  We welcome you to come by and see our holiday train platform.  Wishing you health and happiness, Warm wishes for a Happy Holidays, Lesley J. Anderson MD, Robert J. Purchase MD, Debby Anziano PA-C, Michelle, Jessica, Pilly, Jennifer, Beleny, … Continue reading

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Injury Prevention

Looks like Dr. Purchase had the same idea as I did on a new blog. We wrote this around the same time without discussing it, so I guess we are starting to mind meld. I am very thankful during this … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Joint Replacement

I am going to discuss some tips for getting ready for joint replacement surgery.  The surgeons are very astute at discussing the technical aspects of an operation, what kind of installation would be used and what kind of prosthesis, but … Continue reading

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Robert Purchase MD joining our practice

I am very excited to announce that as of August 1st I will have a new physician, Robert Purchase MD, join me in the practice. He is a wonderful doctor who has been practicing in the Valley for the past … Continue reading

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Orthopedics and stress and pain! Oh my!

I see patients frequently in my office who work high stress jobs all day, on the computer, on deadlines, demanding bosses, carting the kids all over after school, after work; who come in with pain in the back of their … Continue reading

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Rotator Cuff Part 4

In April, our annual meeting of the Arthroscopy Association of North America took place in San Francisco. This is the premier society for arthroscopic surgeons (I was the first woman admitted to the Association over 20 years ago). Approximately 2000 … Continue reading

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