Robot-assisted knee replacement provides greater precision

For knee replacement patients who want to return to a more active lifestyle, robot-assisted arthroplasty offers another level of precision to fine-tune the alignment of the new joint. “Not every patient is going to select […]

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A patient with torn rotator cuff finds great care and great service

Riding his bike on a trail, Dan Lillpop tried to turn around in tall grass. The bike stopped and Dan fell. The 65-year-old braced himself with his left arm, tearing the rotator cuff in his […]

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Kevin Himschoot, M.D., joins Norton Orthopedic Institute, specializing in hip and knee replacement

Kevin Himschoot, M.D., orthopedic surgeon, is the newest member of the team at Norton Orthopedic Institute – Brownsboro, specializing in knee and hip replacements. Dr. Himschoot recently completed a joint replacement fellowship at Norton Brownsboro […]

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From a December hip replacement to learning to surf by summer

Lee Dulaney did her best to ignore the pain in her right hip for years. Steroid injections helped, but the pain persisted. “I’d get steroid injections, and it would feel better for a while; and […]

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Jeffrey L. Gum, M.D., lends his expertise to Orthopedics Today article

Jeffrey L. Gum, M.D.,  orthopedic spine surgeon with Norton Leatherman Spine, recently was quoted in Orthopedics Today about using robotic systems in orthopedic surgical applications. The article outlines the benefits and financial implications of having […]

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New computer-assisted technology eases knee replacement for atypical anatomies

An innovative procedure at Norton Orthopedic Institute provides precise, computer-assisted guidance to surgeons performing knee replacement for patients with atypical bone structure. Those atypical anatomies can include scarring from prior surgery, a congenital condition or […]

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Complex scoliosis surgery aided by 3D model of patient’s severely curved spine

Pediatric orthopedic surgeons at Norton Children’s Orthopedics of Louisville recently printed a 3D model of a patient’s severely curved spine to prepare with greater precision for her complex surgery. The 3D model of Gracie Latkovski’s […]

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When a torn meniscus won’t heal, surgery may be needed

Some meniscus tears will not heal. In those cases, minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery may be needed. The next question will be what kind of surgery. Athletes aren’t the only patients to experience a meniscus tear. […]

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Welcome Charles F. Moore Jr., M.D., to Norton Rheumatology Specialists

Charles F. Moore Jr., M.D., is the newest member of Norton Rheumatology Specialists. Dr. Moore earned his medical degree at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in internal […]

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PRP injections Platelet-rich plasma helps accelerate healing

As an alternative to surgery, the platelet-rich plasma injection is getting attention for its ability to help the body use its own healing properties to treat muscle, tendon and ligament injuries. During a PRP injection […]

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New implant allows for less invasive shoulder replacement

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a new less invasive implant for shoulder replacement that requires less healthy bone removal to anchor the new joint in place. By removing less bone, patients […]

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Norton Sports Health offers weekend evaluation and treatment of sports injuries

Do you have a patient who is an avid runner or participates in group sports and are susceptible to injury? Refer them to Norton Sports Health’s Saturday Sports Injury Clinics. Norton Sports Health offers evaluation […]

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