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

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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

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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

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Children and Sports Medicine

by Jsantos, December 7, 2015

Children and Sports Medicine America is faced with an obesity epidemic that extends to our youth. Now, children are not miniature adults. You can not use the same exercise programs since they are anatomically, physically and emotionally different from adults. Children have immature skeletons. Their bones do not mature until … Continue reading

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Nutrition: Antioxidants | Naples Sports Medicine

by Jsantos, December 1, 2015

Nutrition: Antioxidants | Naples Sports Medicine Antioxidants are compounds that prevent and repair damage cells caused by pollution, sunlight and normal body processes. These elements cause oxidation in our body, which produce dangerous chemical compounds called free radicals. These compounds are highly reactive and have the potential to damage DNA, … Continue reading

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What is a stem cell?

by Jsantos, November 19, 2015

What is a Stem Cell? Stem cells are those who can replicate themselves or turn into different cell types. The discovery and implementation of stem cells in the medical field has created a lot of hope for different conditions. Among the list of applications, stem cells have been reportedly used … Continue reading

Filled under : Anatomy , Stem cells

Rotator Cuff Tear Symptoms and Treatments

by Jsantos, October 10, 2015

Rotator Cuff Tear Symptoms and Treatments A rotator cuff tear can be very misleading to diagnose. The symptoms can be confusing and treated as a minor problem. This video is a simple quick-guide to learn about its symptoms and available treatments.     Orthopedic Corner | Leon Mead MD Orthopedic Doctor … Continue reading

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Sports Medicine & Nutrition: Water

by Jsantos, October 2, 2015

Sports Medicine & Nutrition: Water Water is the most abundant substance in your body. All your cell are soaked in water. Water makes up 55% to 75% of your total body weight. The food you eat contains about 70% water. Although you can survive for weeks without food, you can … Continue reading

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Sports Medicine: Shin Splint Part II: Proper Footwear

by Jsantos, September 20, 2015

Sports Medicine: Shin Splint Part II: Selecting the Proper Footwear Now that the kinesiology is out of the way, we will review footwear. If you are flat footed, you want a shoe that controls the motion of your foot. Remember that a flat foot undergoes excessive motion. To  combat this … Continue reading

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Sports Medicine: Shin Splint | Part I

by Jsantos, September 14, 2015

Sports Medicine: Shin Splint Part I: Knowing your feet You know that annoying pain in your lower legs that never seems to get better? This leg pain always seems to slow your pace just when you are starting to make some real advance. This group of lower leg injuries commoly … Continue reading

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