Positive Experience, Positive Results – Sideline Treatment from the Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee

When Zach Mayfield took the football field, he was expecting a game like any other. But the Ravenwood High School linebacker ended the evening in a cast. “I was at kickoff during the football game, and I went in for a tackle. I guess I landed on my thumb,” Zach said. “After it happened, their […]

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 is caused by some sort of force that has been […]

Decades of Care in Middle Tennessee

At the Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee, we understand that care goes far beyond physical healing. In addition to being a nationally recognized orthopaedic specialist, Paul Thomas, M.D., has been helping patients heal, both physically and emotionally, for decades. During Thomas’ high school years in Lawrenceburg, Tenn., his mother worked for general surgeon Dr. […]

Bone and Joint Institute Opens Satellite Office at Tollgate Medical Plaza

The Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee has opened a satellite office in Tollgate Medical Plaza, located in Thompson’s Station. The orthopaedic practice opened to patients Monday, Nov. 26. It’s important for us to be accessible to more patients in more communities,” Darren Harris, MBA, CEO of the Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee, said. […]

PRP and Stem Cell Therapies

This position statement was developed by the surgeons of the Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee after collectively reviewing the most up-to-date scientific studies of biologic therapies. There is an increasing interest in the use of biologic products, including stem cell and PRP therapies, as modalities for treatment of the musculoskeletal system. As orthopaedic surgeons, […]

Innovative Therapies Giving Patients a Hand

If you’ve experienced pain in your hand or wrist, you understand the frustration of trying to accomplish seemingly simple tasks. Hand and wrist issues like arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome and vascular conditions can make day-to-day life extremely difficult. However, Jeffrey Kutsikovich, M.D., a hand and upper extremity specialist at the Bone and Joint Institute of […]

Early treatment of injuries key to keeping young athletes in the game

“Shaking it off” and “toughing it out” are all too synonymous with sports injuries. While sprains and breaks are nothing new for athletes, teens are especially likely to push through the pain for fear of missed practices, games and scholarships. “The fall sports season often brings to light injuries that have plagued athletes all summer […]

Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee, Williamson Medical Center named official sports medicine providers for Williamson County high schools

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — The Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee and Williamson Medical Center are partnering to serve as the official sports medicine providers for Williamson County’s high school athletes. As of July 2018, trained medical professionals will be on hand at all TSSAA-sanctioned practices and games. Certified athletic trainers employed by Williamson Medical will […]