Knee Arthritis: Cortisone & Gel Shots

by Jsantos, April 15, 2017

Knee Arthritis: Cortisone & Gel Shots When it comes to knee arthritis, there are different ways to tackle the problem. As medicine has evolved, new techniques and procedures have been created and implemented to improve patients with arthritis. Among them, the relative new stem cell treatment. However, traditional methods like … Continue reading

Filled under : Anatomy , Stem cells

Exercise Benefits as you Get Older

by Jsantos, April 8, 2017

Exercise Benefits as you Get Older Naples Sports Medicine Clinically speaking, we begin to age from the moment of conception. As we approach our middle years, if our bodies are not well cared for, the effects of normal aging become apparent. Various organs and systems begin to display deterioration. The … Continue reading

Filled under : Sports Medicine

Shoulder Impingement Surgery

by Jsantos, March 28, 2017

Shoulder Impingement Surgery When your shoulder hurts due to its range of motion movements it might be possible you are suffering from a tendinitis, bursitis or impingement. When nonsurgical treatments such as rest from overhead activities, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines and/or physical therapy do not work, a shoulder impingement surgery becomes … Continue reading

Filled under : Shoulder Surgery

Do you need Vitamin and Mineral Supplements? Part 2

by Jsantos, March 9, 2017

Do You Need Vitamin and Mineral Supplements? Part 2 In our constant effort here at Dr Mead’s office we always strive to bring you great health, sports medicine and orthopedic related content, comes this article, which complements our previous entry. So, do you need vitamin and mineral supplements? Vitamins and Minerals are … Continue reading

Filled under : Nutrition

Knee Surgery: Partial Meniscectomy

by Jsantos, February 18, 2017

Knee Surgery Partial Meniscectomy Partial Meniscectomy is an orthopedic procedure created to removed a damaged part of the meniscus. This brief video will give you the insights on how it is performed as well as what to expect in terms of recovery.   Orthopedic Corner | Leon Mead MD Orthopedic Doctor … Continue reading

Filled under : Knee Surgery , Sports Medicine

Do you need Vitamin and Mineral Supplements?

by Jsantos, February 11, 2017

Do you need Vitamin and Mineral Supplements? 8 Items on Your Checklist to Evaluate Vitamins and minerals have different roles in our bodies. A proper mixed of them must be consumed trough our diet. However, there might be some factors in our daily routines contributing to block and receive the … Continue reading

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Sports Medicine: Fact or Fiction About Cardiovascular Equipment

by Jsantos, January 26, 2017

Sports Medicine: Fact or Fiction Cardiovascular Equipment All exercise cycles are the same: Fiction Statistics indicate that the stationary exercise cycle is the single most popular piece of home exercise equipment in the United States and one of the more widely used aerobic exercise machine in health and fitness facilities. … Continue reading

Filled under : Sports Medicine

Shoulder Pain | Bankart Repair

by Jsantos, January 6, 2017

Shoulder Pain? Bankart Repair If you are suffering from shoulder pain you might need a bankart repair. This brief video will explain to you the in and outs of the procedure. Don’t hesitate to contact our orthopedic practice if you have any questions.     Orthopedic Corner | Leon Mead MD … Continue reading

Filled under : Shoulder Surgery

Sleeping Positions after a Hip Replacement Video

by Jsantos, December 20, 2016

Sleeping Positions after a Hip Replacement Video Explanatory In this brief video you will be quickly able to learn the advantages and disadvantages of each sleeping position after you have received a hip replacement. It is important to follow the guidelines and always consult your orthopedic doctor in case you … Continue reading

Filled under : Hip Surgery

Anti-Inflammatory and Gel Injections to Relieve Arthritis

by Jsantos, December 3, 2016

Anti-Inflammatory and Gel Injections to Relieve Arthritis On this video, Naples orthopedic surgeon, Leon Mead, gives us a quick overview of the usage of anti-inflammatory medication as well as gel injections in order to relieve the symptoms  caused by arthritis.     Orthopedic Corner | Leon Mead MD Orthopedic Doctor | 730 … Continue reading

Filled under : Arthritis
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