Nonsurgical management of hip and knee osteoarthritis

New osteoarthritis treatment guidelines for hip and knee cite strong evidence for the benefits of exercise and physical therapy. Moderate evidence also supports weight loss for knee pain, though the same evidence doesn’t exist for […]

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Norton Healthcare named national Orthopaedic Center of Excellence

Norton Healthcare has received certification as an Orthopaedic Center of Excellence, one of only 12 hospital systems in the country to receive the designation. Norton Healthcare’s Norton Orthopedic Institute and Norton Leatherman Spine received the […]

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After a career in the U.S. Navy, orthopedic surgeon returns to Louisville

Joseph A. O’Daniel Jr., M.D., had his first experience with orthopedic surgery as a Trinity High School student. While playing basketball, he fractured a finger bad enough that it needed surgery. He went on from […]

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Hand surgeon got first taste of orthopedics with her own broken ankle

As a Norton Louisville Arm & Hand surgeon, Lauren M. Fader, M.D., enjoys the wide range of patients she gets to see: from a child whose fingers have been closed in a door, to an [...]

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For people in their 40s, bone health becomes more important

Besides exercise, diet and lifestyle choices, bone health is of critical importance as we age. A house is only as strong as its foundation, and bones are the body’s foundation. People reach peak bone density […]

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Pelvis osteosarcoma study: A complex biplane osteotomy maintains pelvic ring continuity

The patient A 31-year-old otherwise healthy man presented with an enlarging and increasingly symptomatic left posterior ilium tumor. Biopsy revealed high grade osteosarcoma. Additional staging studies demonstrated no distant metastases. He was treated with neoadjuvant […]

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Nonsurgical Orthopedic Options

A bone health program to prevent fractures, and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections for overuse injuries, joint arthritis and other tendon and ligament injuries are among the nonsurgical interventions offered by Norton Orthopedic Institute. Platelet rich […]

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Orthopedic oncologist describes multidisciplinary care

Specialists at Norton Orthopedic Institute and Norton Cancer Institute work together in a team approach for treatment of bone and soft tissue tumors. As an orthopedic oncologist, I work closely with medical and radiation oncologists, […]

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Is your patient ready for a joint replacement?

When patients are considering joint replacement surgery, we look at several important benchmarks to see if the patient is ready. The first consideration is pain. Is the pain they’re experiencing in their knee intermittent, occurring […]

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Norton Louisville Arm & Hand growing, adding 9th surgeon

Norton Louisville Arm & Hand, part of Norton Orthopedic Institute, is growing in size and scope. Norton Louisville Arm & Hand currently has eight surgeons and a ninth arriving in September. This practice provides comprehensive […]

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Norton Orthopedic Institute Medical Director Spotlight: Cyna Khalily, M.D.

More patients choose Norton Orthopedic Institute for hip or knee replacements and other orthopedic procedures than any other health care provider in Louisville, Kentucky, or Southern Indiana. Cyna Khalily, M.D., serves as Medical Director of […]

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Preventing fractures in postmenopausal patients

Bone health often is overlooked and undertreated in postmenopausal patients, even though appropriate management is critical to lower the risk of fracture and potentially catastrophic falls. Estrogen protects bones by inhibiting osteoclast cells, which break […]

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