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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 »