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Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee’s spine specialists Dr. McNamara and Dr. Davidson answered patients’ questions about spinal surgery and health, including common conditions such as arthritis and herniated discs, when to seek help, and preventive measures we can all take to avoid pain....

Your Questions Answered: Total Joint Replacement Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee’s board-certified total joint replacement specialists Cory Calendine, M.D., and Brian Perkinson, M.D., sat down to discuss the process of total joint replacement, what makes a good candidate for surgery and what the recovery process entails. Q: What is...

CT-Guided Shoulder Surgery Q&A With Drs. Byram, Stark and Wurth Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee’s board-certified shoulder specialists Ian Bryam, M.D., Christopher Stark, M.D., and Todd Wurth, M.D., recently sat down to discuss the evolving field of CT-guided shoulder replacement technology and the significant advancements being made. Q: WHAT...

Mission UpReach Trip to Honduras BJIT MISSION: TO IMPROVE THE LIVES WE SERVE … IN FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE AND CENTRAL AMERICA It really is our mission statement. In March of 2018 when we founded the Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee, the surgeon partners sat down and developed the...

Sports Concussion Q&A With Dr. Fiechtl and Jay Moore The Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee’s sports medicine specialist Jim Fiechtl, M.D., and Williamson Medical Center’s director of Athletic Training Jay Moore recently sat down to answer questions from the community about sports concussions.Q: WHAT CAUSES A SPORTS CONCUSSION?Fiechtl: A sports concussion...

Foot and Ankle Q&A with Dr. Derr and Dr. Watson The Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee’s foot and ankle specialists Ronald Derr, D.O. and Geoff Watson, M.D., recently sat down to answer questions from the community. Both Derr and Watson are board-certified orthopaedic surgeons. Q: What...

If you are living with back pain, you already know that it can be extremely debilitating. However, you may not know that often there are steps you can take to alleviate the pain and restore a fuller range of motion. If you are over age 50, odds are...