How to Have a Successful Knee Replacement!

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A couple of things this article did not include: 1. Pick your doctor carefully and ask friends/family for referrals. 2. Don’t be afraid to get a second opinion, you may not need surgery. 3. If you know surgery is the only option, don’t put it off. The older you get the harder the recovery will […]

Hip and Knee Replacement Outcomes!

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When people ask me why I picked joint replacement as a specialty it’s because of the high success rate and gratification of seeing someone live pain free. If you would like to share your story please send me a private message with the details and feel free to include a picture. With your permission I […]

WHY THE ER IS BUSY!

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  It’s stupidity like this that keeps the ER busy! Clinic is Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting at 7:30 am. To expedite your appointment please make a request online! Ron #hipandkneedoc #tulsa #stupidity

SUPPLEMENTS BEFORE SURGERY!

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If you’re having surgery and taking supplements you might want to stop them before your procedure. * Ginkgo biloba, an herb used to boost memory may cause dangerous bleeding during surgery. * Ginseng is taken to improve the immune system may affect sugar levels. * Valerian root is often taken for sleep disorders can make […]

EXPERT CARE FOR YOUR HIPS AND KNEES!

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  Did you know my average wait time for my patients is only 10 minutes? Trust me, physicians hate running behind schedule. If you are are in my clinic and feel you have been waiting too long check with the front desk or my clinic assistant to find out what is holding me up! Ron […]

LOSING A FEW POUNDS COULD HELP YOUR KNEE PAIN!

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Need an appointment? Request one online or call 918-514-3009 and press 2 for appointments. I see patients on Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting at 7:30am. While my primary focus is hips and knees, I have numerous partners who specialize is hand, spine and sports medicine. I’m happy to make a recommend if you need one. […]

IS IT MY BACK OR HIP CAUSING ME PAIN?

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Oh, my aching back, or is it my hip? Back problems can often masquerade as hip problems and most pain from hip and back problems is due to ordinary wear and tear on the body. When the hip is the usual suspect you may experience: ~ Pain is in your groin ~ Discomfort comes and […]

DON’T USE THE INTERNET FOR PHYSICIAN REFERRALS!

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When looking for a trusted medical professional ask for referrals from your friends, family and other medical professions. One of the worst places to find a physician is on sites like Healthgrades, Vitals and RateMD. These sites do not verify if the information is accurate and quite often the reviews may be fake. If you […]

TRAMPOLINE DANGERS!

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Consider this my annual rant about how much I dislike trampolines. When we bought our house almost 7 years ago it came with an in-ground trampoline surrounded with a brick border. The hole was a good 10 feet deep and the trampoline was at least 12 feet in diameter so it was pretty big. My […]

SURGERY IS NOT ALWAYS THE ANSWER!

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Here’s a story I thought you would enjoy about an old lady with an arthritic knee. A few weeks ago our sweet Lucy (my favorite pooch) injured her knee. She will be 12 years old next month and pretty much a senior citizen but in good health. Our vet determined she did not tear her […]