Are Your Flip-flops Ortho-Friendly? – How your Favorite Sandals May Cause Health Issues

Everybody’s got their favorite pair—those worn out, well-trampled flip-flops or sandals. They’re the star of the summer season, going with us to the beach and beyond. Unlike more substantive footwear, however, flip-flops and sandals can pose real dangers despite their fun attitude and festive purposes. When worn for a light stroll or extensive walk, a […]

Hiking for Health – Improve your Mood, Blood Pressure, and More

The great American wilderness is world-renowned for its rejuvenating properties. Generations of Americans have taken to woodland trails for rest and relaxation. Indeed, the numerous health benefits of hiking make even a small excursion worth considering.  But if you suffer from orthopaedic injuries or other chronic illnesses, is hiking a safe form of exercise for […]

Helping you get back to your best life as safely as possible

The team at Alabama Orthopaedic Surgeons is excited to announce that beginning Monday, May 4, we will be back to our normal business hours (Monday – Thursday 8am – 5pm & Fridays 8am – 12pm). As we expand our hours and extend our full range of services to patients, we are committed to continuing to […]

Critical COVID-19 Updates from the Team at Alabama Orthopaedic Surgeons

Due to the COVID- 19 pandemic, we are taking the following precautions to protect our patients and staff. Effective Monday March 16, 2020, Alabama Orthopaedic Surgeons will begin making the following operational changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For this week of March 16th, we will continue regular hours and clinic operations at St. […]

Safety on the Slopes – Common Skiing Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Staying active during the winter months can be a difficult process. Cold weather can make joints sore and can prevent regular use of outside recreational areas. But when winter closes one door, it opens another. If you’re lucky enough to live near a mountain slope, keeping active in winter means one thing: skiing. While skiing […]

New Knee, New You – Traveling After Replacement Surgery

The hard part is already over—you’ve made the decision to have knee replacement surgery and now you’re on the mend. While your new knee promises great things for your future, recovering from the surgery can be arduous and even painful. Even so, you’re not the type to let a little discomfort keep you down. But […]

Understanding ACL Tears – Are They Really That Bad?

Few injuries are as infamous as the dreaded ACL tear. The boogeyman of the professional athlete and average Joe alike, ACL tears haunt our fitness aspirations and cause doubts in even the most astute care routines. Half-myth, half-rumor—it can be hard to know the true nature of an ACL tear. But beyond the injury’s reputation […]