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

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

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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

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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

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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