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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New interactive technology makes physical therapy feel like a virtual reality game

The new Norton Mobility Lab, supported by the Children’s Hospital Foundation, provides new technology that takes mobility or gait therapy to a whole new level with virtual reality simulations. It’s the only technology of its […]

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Severe scoliosis cases on the rise in children

John R. Dimar, M.D., orthopedic surgeon with Norton Leatherman Spine Center believes the lack of scoliosis screenings in schools across the country may be contributing to the increase in severe scoliosis cases. Many school districts […]

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Welcome Norton Children’s Orthopedics of Louisville surgeon, Kent L. Walker, D.O.

Kent L. Walker, D.O., pediatric orthopedic surgeon, has joined Norton Children’s Orthopedics of Louisville. Dr. Walker earned his undergraduate degree from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, and medical degree from Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic […]

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Top Surgeons as voted by peers

Few things are more trusted than a doctor’s recommendation – which is why being named a Top Surgeon, according to fellow doctors, is so meaningful. To all the talented and dedicated Norton Medical Group surgeons […]

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Norton Orthopedic Institute now offers same-day appointments

When you break a bone, twist an ankle or dislocate a shoulder, you need care as soon as possible. Norton Orthopedic Institute now offers same-day appointments for the treatment of injuries and chronic conditions. Our specialists practice […]

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Scoliosis treatment options at Norton Healthcare

Specialists with Norton Leatherman Spine and Norton Children’s Orthopedics of Louisville can diagnose and treat pediatric patients with mild, moderate or severe scoliosis. Scoliosis may be a concern if a child’s shoulders are uneven, a […]

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