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

Stem Cells Therapy for Arthritis | Naples Orthopedic Surgeon Leon Mead

by Jsantos, September 29, 2016

Stem Cells Therapy for Arthritis  (Part 1) Dr. Leon Mead has become the pioneer orthopedic surgeon in South Florida when it comes to stem cell therapy applied to orthopedic procedures such as a knee replacements. With more than 100 plus successful cases, Dr. Mead is writing a new chapter in the investigation … Continue reading

Filled under : Arthritis , Stem cells

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
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