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

Filled under : Nutrition

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

Sports Medicine and Nutrition: Caffeine

by Jsantos, November 25, 2016

Sports Medicine and Nutrition: Caffeine Caffeine is a drug that is used all over the world, usually for its stimulant effects. Caffeine increases alertness, lowers the perceived exertion of exercise and decreases reaction time. Caffeine has another effect on the body that few people know about. It also acts as … Continue reading

Filled under : Nutrition , Sports Medicine

Superior Labrum Anterior Posterior Repair

by Jsantos, October 29, 2016

Superior Labrum Anterior Posterior Repair This arthroscopic procedure is done to repair a tear of the biceps tendon to the point it connects with the labrum (a ring of cartilage that surrounds the shoulder sock). A tear at this point is called a SLAP (Superior Labrum Anterior Posterior Tear). Check … Continue reading

Filled under : Shoulder Surgery

Stem Cells Therapy for Arthritis | Amnion and Post Surgery

by Jsantos, October 13, 2016

Stem Cells Therapy for Arthritis  (Part 2) On our previous post, we showed you the analysis Naples orthopedic surgeon, Leon Mead made about Stem Cells Therapy for Arthritis. On this second part, we continue talking about Microfracture during a knee replacement, amnion and what happens after surgery. ‘The microfracture is a … Continue reading

Filled under : Anatomy , Knee Surgery , Stem cells
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