Dr. Mead Shows How to Relief Arthritis Pain with Stem Cells Therapy

by Jsantos, September 2, 2016

How to Relief Arthritis Pain with Stem Cells Therapy As Shown by Dr. Leon Mead Stem cells therapy is an amazing procedure to reduce arthritis pain and combat it at its core. The ability to regrow tissue in order to heal joints has created a huge buzz among the scientific … Continue reading

Filled under : Anatomy , Stem cells

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy for Chronic Knee Pain

by Jsantos, August 21, 2016

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy Chronic Knee Pain When suffering from chronic knee pain, one treatment that may definitively help is PRP (platelet rich plasma). A simple procedure where the doctor extracts some sample of blood and after a centrifugation process, plasma is obtained. This plasma mixed with some white cells … Continue reading

Filled under : Knee Surgery , Stem cells

Knee Revision Surgery

by Jsantos, July 25, 2016

Knee Revision Surgery Even though knee replacement is one of the most successful orthopedic surgeries, there is a slight possibility of failure. When this happens, the joint becomes swollen and painful. It may as well become stiff or unstable. When this happens, your orthopedic surgeon will suggest a knee revision … Continue reading

Filled under : Knee Surgery

Rotator Cuff Repair

by Jsantos, June 24, 2016

Rotator Cuff Repair Understanding the procedure When a rotator cuff injures, there are several alternatives you can consider to repair the damage. The option you choose will depend on the severity of the injury. The following video will show you how a rotator cuff is repaired after a tear via arthroscopy. … Continue reading

Platelet Rich Plasma for Knee Injuries

by Jsantos, June 9, 2016

Platelet Rich Plasma Knee Injury Platelet rich plasma treatments have become one of the most popular methods to treat different orthopedic deseases like arthritis as well as some orthopedic injuries. In the animation above, we illustrate how the treatment is done after a knee injury and the different steps the … Continue reading

Filled under : Stem cells

Total Knee Replacement | An Illustrated Animation

by Jsantos, May 24, 2016

Total Knee Replacement An Illustrated Animation One of the main procedure we perform at Doctor Mead’s practice is a total knee replacements. Every year, knee replacements have become more familiar and the technology behind the prosthesis and the procedure itself have have evolved to ensure patients get the best results possible. … Continue reading

Filled under : Knee Surgery

Naples Sports Medicine – Understanding Muscles

by Jsantos, May 13, 2016

Naples Sports Medicine Understanding Muscles Muscles are largely composed of protein, with a hierarchical system of organization from large groups of small fibers. A muscle is a group of motor units that are physically separated by a membrane from other groups of motor units. A muscle is connected to bones … Continue reading

Filled under : Sports Medicine

Treating Arthritis: Bandaid Group | Bracing and Cortisone Shots

by Jsantos, April 22, 2016

Treating Arthritis: Bandaid Group | Bracing and Cortisone Shots This series is based on a document put together by Naples Orthopedic Surgeon Leon Mead. On this post, we will cover the second group of treatments: “The Bandaid Group”. On the video, we will cover bracing and cortisone shots. Orthopedic Corner … Continue reading

Filled under : Arthritis

Treating Arthritis: Holistic Treatments

by Jsantos, April 22, 2016

Treating Arthritis: Holistic Treatments We have decided to create a series of videos we will post during this month to talk a little bit more in depth about the different treatments available for arthritis. This series is based on a document put together by Dr. Leon Mead. On this post, … Continue reading

Filled under : Arthritis

ACL Injury: Lachman Test

by Jsantos, January 20, 2016

ACL Injury: Lachman Test The Lachman test is a clinical test used to diagnose injury of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). It is recognized as reliable, sensitive, and usually superior to the anterior drawer test. Watch the video to learn more about it.   Orthopedic Corner | Leon Mead MD Orthopedic Doctor | 730 Goodlette Road North, … Continue reading

Filled under : Knee Surgery
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