Our hand surgeons at The Orthopaedic Group, P.C. now give patients the option of having surgery for some conditions, such as trigger finger and carpal tunnel syndrome, without being put to sleep. Along with being more efficient and less costly, this wide-awake surgery allows patients to chat with their doctor throughout the procedure.
Anterior hip replacement surgery, a minimally invasive alternative approach to traditional total hip replacement that has gained popularity in the United States, is piquing the interest of patients around the world, including one woman who traveled more than 1,000 miles to undergo the surgery with Dr. Milton A. Wallace, Jr., at The Orthopaedic Group, P.C.
Dr. Jeffrey M. Conrad, sports medicine doctor at The Orthopaedic Group, P.C., is performing PRP therapy, an alternative treatment like that used to get professional athletes Kobe Bryant and Alex Rodriguez back in the game, to help local patients suffering from tendon injuries.
After suffering what could have been a career-ending knee injury, local softball star, Burgandie Rabe, regained movement and returned to the softball diamond following an anatomic ACL procedure. Otherwise known as an ACL or Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction, this innovative procedure reestablishes the ligament in a more anatomical way than other treatment options.