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Tendon vs. Ligament – What Is the Difference?

When a soft tissue injury occurs, many people are understandably inclined to focus more on the pain and inconvenience than the specific type of tissue involved. But to ensure appropriate treatment—as well as a quick recovery and return to action—it is essential to understand the difference between a tendon and a ligament. In a nutshell, tendons and ligaments are both…

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Robotic Total Knee Replacement

R. Alex Sweet II, MD My experience since performing the first Robotic Total Knee Replacement In Baptist Health History History of Total Knee Replacement The first “Total Knee” was implanted in 1968. With inferior mechanics, materials and design, these were fraught with problems and early failure was common. Early alignment was measured using rods inserted into the femur (thigh bone)…

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Understanding How to Protect Your Lower Back

Natural healing along with understanding how your back works are the basis of recovery from low back pain. Understanding how the low back is injured allows for prevention of low back attacks. Referring to the illustrations, notice that the spine is constructed of one vertebra stacked on top of the other with a flexible spacer, which acts as a load-bearing fulcrum in between.

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Lumbar spinal stenosis is a condition characterized by either low back pain or numbness, and/or a weakness in the lower extremities that occurs with standing, walking, or arising from sitting to standing. Stenosis is a Greek word that describes an abnormal narrowing of a duct or canal.

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Lumbar Disc Herniation

Using data obtained by questionnaire in a retrospective review of pati ents with low-back and sciatic pain (eighty-five treated by injection of chymopapain and seventy-one, by open discectomy), the results at one and ten years after treatment were analyzed.

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Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic

4130 Dutchman's Lane,
Suite 300,Louisville 40207
(502) 897-1794

Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic

1425 State St.,
,New Albany 47150
(812) 920-0408

Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic
4130 Dutchman's Lane
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40207

Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic
1425 State St.
New Albany, IN 47150