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 the cause of your back pain is […]
The upper extremities are vital for many different everyday activities, in the home and at work. Unfortunately, accidents happen, whether on the job, on the playing field or in the home. When they do, the complex bones, tendons, ligaments and muscles of the hand, wrist, arm and elbow can suffer trauma, such as severe bone […]
The Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee has named Dave Kempfert the new director to lead physical and occupational rehabilitation services located in its new, state-of-the-art orthopaedic facility.
We all strive to have balance in our daily schedule. But what about in our muscles? As an orthopaedic surgeon, I often treat injuries caused by working out too hard, too quickly and not following proper techniques. The key to preventing long-term injuries is balance—balance among our muscle groups and balance between weight training and […]
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 […]
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — The Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee recently announced plans for an after-hours injury clinic to treat walk-in patients during evening and weekend hours. The Franklin medical practice, which is an affiliate of Williamson Medical Center, opened its doors earlier this year and includes 13 nationally recognized orthopaedic surgeons. “Injuries don’t always […]