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Bone & Joint Sponsored Golf Tournament

Bone & Joint specialists of Winchester were proud to sponsor the Majors Partners A-B-C Golf Tournament at the Winchester Country Club on Saturday, July 22nd. We would like to thank everyone that turned out for the event and congratulate the winners Greg Sowers,...

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What is a partial knee replacement, and is it right for me?

Article by Richard J. Patterson, M.D.   Partial knee replacement is a procedure to address the arthritis pain in a limited area of the knee. Physicians divide the knee into three {compartments — patellofemoral compartment, medial tibiofemoral compartment and...

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What is a torn hip labrum?

Article by James W. Larson, III, M.D.   The labrum is a soft ring of cartilage that circles around the hip socket. It's purpose is to make the hip more stable. It can be torn either in a single accident where the hip is twisted forcefully, or by repetitive damage...

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Congratulations to Dr. Courtney

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Courtney received notification that he has passed the 2016 Recertification Examination.  Dr. Courtney achieved a percentile rank of 100% on his examination.  We at BJSW want to Congratulate Dr. Courtney on this outstanding...

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Hip Arthoscopy Featured on Valley Health

Our own Dr. Larson was featured by Valley Health in their informational campaign to educate patients about the new services provided by our hospital.   We are one of the few offices to provide this service in the area.  There are no surgeons at either WVU or UVA...

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Hands On Approach for Carpal Tunnel

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (www.ninds.nih.gov) You're working at your desk, trying to ignore the tingling or numbness you've had for months in your hand and wrist. Suddenly, a sharp, piercing pain shoots through the wrist and up your arm. Just a passing cramp? More likely...

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Checklist for Running Overuse Injuries

Checklist for Running Overuse Injuries (By Elizabeth Quinn, About.com Guide) The most common causes of running overuse injuries and treatment options Runners often wind up with injuries without any obvious traumatic event to cause an injury. Most of these are the...

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Arthritis: Knee Replacement Surgery

Arthritis: Knee Replacement Surgery (WebMD Reference) Who Needs Knee Replacement Surgery? A person may want to consider knee replacement surgery if they have a stiff, painful knee that prevents them from performing even the simplest of activities and other treatments...

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What’s New

  • AOSSM In Motion E-Newsletter Fall 2017

    September 14, 2017

    The quarterly American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine In-Motion newsletter is now available, this quarter’s featured articles are: | What You Need to Know about Shoulder Instability and Bracing | SLAP TEARS 101 | Shoulder Replacement Does Not Mean Goodbye to Sports | Don’t Call the Tooth Fairy on the Field | You can click here […]

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  • AOSSM In Motion E-Newsletter Summer 2017

    June 22, 2017

    The quarterly American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine In-Motion newsletter is now available, this quarter’s featured articles are: | The Magic of Stem Cells | Freezing Your Injuries with Cryotherapy—Good or Bad? | Patella Instability: When should surgery be considered? | Return to Play after ACL Reconstruction | You can click here to read/download it now.

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