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Rain, Rain, Go Away & Make My Joints Feel Better

Rain, Rain, Go Away & Make My Joints Feel Better

Aching joints

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Does Grandpa always know when it is going to rain or how about snow? A recent article published in the Wall Street Journal indicates Grandma and Grandpa may be on to something. In fact, The Weather Channel even has an “aches and pains” report available to people to determine if they will likely have pain on a specific day.

 

The Wall Street Journal article notes many patients believe certain weather conditions exacerbate their pain. Consequently, orthopedists and physiatrists, (more…)

Operation Walk USA 2013

Operation Walk USA 2013

 

Dr. McNamara and Vickie in Pre-op

Dr. McNamara and Vickie in Pre-op

 

Kansas City Bone & Joint Clinic teamed up this past weekend with Carondelet Orthopaedics, both offices a division of Signature Medical Group, at Menorah Medical Center to offer total hip and knee replacement surgeries.

 

These surgeries were provided at no cost to the patients through Operation Walk USADr. Robert Bruce, Dr. Gerald McNamara, Dr. Thomas Samuelson and Dr. Jeffrey Salin all participated in the event.  (more…)

Chiefs Linebacker, Justin Houston’s Elbow Injury

Chiefs Linebacker, Justin Houston’s Elbow Injury

Justin Houston Elbow

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Elbow Dislocation Explained

For those of you Chiefs fans out there, you know that on November 24th 2013, Justin Houston dislocated his elbow during the game. The outside linebacker has had an MRI revealing ligament damage typical of an elbow dislocation.

 

Dr. Clint Walker at Kansas City Bone & Joint Clinic, who is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery with additional specialty certification for Hand Surgery, describes more information regarding elbow dislocations (more…)