Blog Articles

Seeking Pain-free Shoulder Surgery

One of the principles that I adhere to as an orthopedic surgeon is staying current and watchful of new techniques and technologies that have potential to benefit my patients.  While as surgeons we fine tune our skills to provide the best technique we feel

Nov 13th, 2018
Arthroscopic Labral Repair of the Shoulder

It was the bottom of the ninth. Tie game. Two strikes. The pitcher releases the ball and…notices pain in his shoulder. He loses velocity and accuracy in his pitches. His pain worsens during practice later, so he finally consults his doctor at OrthoKnox. Af

Nov 27th, 2017
Knee Pain With No Specific Injury?

Anterior knee pain is commonly described as knee pain under or immediately around the knee cap (patella), more typically on the outside (lateral) aspect of the patella than the inside (medial).

Sep 5th, 2017
My Achilles Heel

As I begin my exercise routine for the summer my Achilles tendonitis kicks in. It shouldn’t surprise me but it does every time.

Jul 25th, 2014
Rotator Cuff Tears

Shoulder pain is one of the most common problems that I see. Many patients present with an acute onset of pain and know exactly how the pain started, such as the patient who is lifting weights in the gym and feels a ripping sensation.

Jun 18th, 2014
Customer Service

When a physical therapist charges for physical therapy services provided, they typically charge service codes that specify the service was provided “direct one-on-one”.

Feb 10th, 2014
Welcome to OrthoKnox

Never before has the future of our healthcare in America seemed so volatile and uncertain. From a physician standpoint, I am bombarded almost daily with new challenges.

Jan 16th, 2014
ACL Injuries in Athletes

As we enjoy the beautiful, yet somewhat chilly fall and trees lose their leaves, football is coming to a close. Basketball has begun and recently, I’ve started seeing some of our basketball players with injuries.

Jan 16th, 2014
Marine Mud Run

A really great event named the Marine Mud Run is held every year in the knoxville area. Its a great charity event that raises money for the Toys for Tots campaign.

Jan 16th, 2014
New Adventures

For the first time in 12 years we have been able to choose where we want to live! After spending the last 4 years on active military service we are very excited to be in Knoxville and looking forward to establishing roots in such a wonderful community.

Jan 16th, 2014