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8 Tips for Choosing a Louisiana Orthopedic Surgeon

Deciding that it’s time to see a Louisiana orthopedic surgeon can be both a relief and a cause of anxiety at the same time. Most likely, your primary care doctor has recommended you see an orthopedic surgeon. So how do you find the best orthopedic surgeon who is right for you?

Happy Holidays from Our Family to Yours!

As 2016 comes to an end, we just want to take a moment to wish you – our valued patients – the Happiest Holidays of all! And as we enter into a New Year, we’d like to share our New Year’s Wish for You: Let this coming year be better than all the others. Vow… read more »

Some Turkey Wishbone Facts to Share This Thanksgiving

So, you’re going to face off with a friend or family member for the bigger half of the wishbone on Thanksgiving Day…but what’s the history of the Thanksgiving wishbone, and why has it become such a huge holiday tradition? It might be Thanksgiving, when everyone is buzzing with the love and gratitude of the holiday… read more »

New Orleans Orthopedic Surgeons Shares Exercises for Stronger Ankles

Our ankles get so little attention, yet they do so much. Strong, flexible ankles permit you to walk, run, jump, and dance. But according to New Orleans orthopedic surgeon Dr. Richard Meyer, if this joint begins to grumble, you’ll find that simply getting around the house can be agony. It’s important to recognize that sore… read more »

Bow-legged? Here’s what’s causing it.

The characteristic of bow-leggedness is when both knees appear to remain wide apart even when the feet are together while standing. According to New Orleans orthopedic surgeon Dr. Richard Meyer, this condition is commonly associated with knee osteoarthritis, which is a chronic condition caused by degeneration of the cartilage. The cartilage cushions the impact on… read more »

Worried About Knee Pain?

Most of us lead fairly active lives, whether it’s juggling kids, involvement in school athletics or just keeping up with the recreational activities. No one wants to be slowed down with chronic knee pain. So when the pain begins to interfere with your quality of life, consider seeing your New Orleans orthopedic surgeon Dr. Richard… read more »

Do You Know How to Tell If Your Feet Are Healthy?

Do you ever take the time to check your feet? If you’re an average walker, you take about 10,000 steps per day, which adds up to more than 3 million steps each year. And according to New Orleans orthopedic surgeon Dr. Richard Meyer, you’re also carrying approximately four to six times your body weight across… read more »

How To Keep Your Child Safe From Sports Injuries!

More and more American children are competing in sports than ever before. Sports help children and adolescents keep their bodies fit and feel good about themselves. And according to New Orleans orthopedic surgeon Dr. Richard Meyer, there are some important injury prevention tips that can help parents promote a safe, optimal sports experience for their… read more »

Knee Pain and Exercise: The Myths Dispelled

Knee pain typically occurs at the front of the knee, but according to New Orleans orthopedic surgeon Dr. Richard Meyer, patients sometimes feel the pain at the sides, back or along the joint line of the knee. There are a number of causes for knee pain, such as cartilage tear, ligament tear or other things… read more »

What’s Causing Your Shoulder Pain?

According to New Orleans orthopedic surgeon Dr. Richard Meyer, rotator cuff injuries are one of the most common causes of shoulder pain, but not the only cause. A condition referred to as the “frozen shoulder” is often mistaken for a rotator cuff problem because it can mimic the symptoms of rotator cuff injuries in its… read more »

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