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Spring 2017 - Jackson

Shoulder replacement surgery helps firefighter alleviate pain
Dr. Stan Ragon now sees patients in Trenton
A patient’s guide to hip mobility, femoroacetabular impingement and hip arthroscopy
• Q & A on Stretching
West Tennessee Bone & Joint, Surgery Center to expand on Stonebridge

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Spring 2017 - Paris

Athlete takes the field after knee surgery
• Q & A on Stretching
A different approach to hip replacement


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Spring 2017 - Dyersburg

• Flying high after knee surgery
• Q & A on Stretching
• Understanding joint pain in colder weather


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Spring 2016

• Spine surgery alleviates back pain
• Muscle injuries sideline athletes
• Ladder injuries common, but also preventable
• Family Nurse Practitioner joins WTBJC
• 2016 Readers' Choice Award Winners

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Winter 2015-2016

• Injured athlete returns to basketball after knee reconstruction surgery
• The Effects of Endurance Sports on Your Joints
• Dr. Stan Ragon joins West TN Bone & Joint Clinic
• Shoulder arthritis causes friction and pain
• Dr. Kyle Stephens joins West TN Bone & Joint Clinic
• Paris clinic offers complete staff and services, including physical therapy


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Spring 2015

Broken arm can't stop athlete
Physician wins 2015 Jackson Sun Reader's Choice Award
• Wren joins West Tennessee Bone & Joint
Nurse practitioner staffs Dyersburg clinic
Dr. Hutchison accepted into clinical study
• Office procedures for Dupuytren’s contracture
• Let's build a snowman!


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Winter 2015

Patellofemoral pain: It’s commonly diagnosed, but what is it?
• Q & A on patellofemoral pain
Patient says 'Thank you, Dr. Michael Cobb'
Dr. Stan Ragon joins West TN Bone & Joint Clinic in Jackson

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Fall 2013

Summer 2013

Spring 2013

• Successful surgery allows star athlete to play for Tennessee, possibly NBA
Slowed down by joint pain? Not all solutions lead to joint-replacement surgery
• Facts about viscosupplementation
• Patient back to her activities after two knee surgeries
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Winter 2013

• Shoulder-replacement surgery allows dad to play sports with his son
• Guidelines on healthy strength training for children and adolescents
• Physician volunteers his time and skills to those in need
• Half-marathon runner inspired by co-workers
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Fall 2012

• Knee surgery helps Sacred Heart athlete recover from an injury

Jammed finger injuries range from simple jams to dislocation, fractures
The McKenzie Method: An approach to treating spine and extremity pain
• From the couch to running a 5K
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Spring 2012

• ACL surgery, rehab put Middle School athlete back in the game

• Meet our doctors: They see patients in your communities
• How much do you know about baseball injuries?
Overuse injuries caused by repetition
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Winter 2012

• Injured police officer undergoes surgery, rehab to regain use of his crushed foot

• Running Injury Q&A
• A New Year A New You! By Shea Cooper, P.T.
Basketball injuries can sideline season
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Fall 2011

• Athlete ready to play spring baseball after shoulder surgery
• Football fan happy to be back in the game — on the sidelines as a team physician
• Clinic offers Fifth Quarter Clinic on football Friday nights
• Knee replacement brings back mobility
• Physical and Occupational Therapy at West Tennessee Bone & Joint
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Summer 2011

• Athlete headed for Alabama after successful senior season
• Preventing heat illness and heat stroke
• Clinic offers Fifth Quarter Clinic on football Friday nights
• A tale of two knee replacements: Karen Britt and Alice Wright
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Spring 2011

• Carpal tunnel surgery gets granddad back to fishing
• What is carpal tunnel syndrome? (Read more)
• Surgeons learn new arthroscopic techniques for shoulder surgery
• Bone & Joint employee prepares for Miss Tennessee pageant
• Liberty High graduate overcomes ACL tear
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Winter 2011

• Unstable shoulder causes problems
Every injured athlete has one main goal: returning to play …
• Proper posture
• Ralphie Runners at Bone & Joint Clinic raise most money at Jingle Bell run
• Union provost praises her excellent care
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Fall 2010

• Customized, knee-replacement surgery gives patient her mobility without pain
• West TN Bone & Joint Clinic Physicians experienced in patient-matched, knee replacement surgery (Read more)
• Water: An essential part of any exercise, sport
• Tennessee implements new concussion policy
• Concussion quiz
• Fifth Quarter Clinic on Fridays
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Summer 2010

• ACL repair surgery and physical therapy gets father back to playing sports
MRSA, a serious infection, is on the increase among high school athletes
• Dr. Pucek among first in nation to perform customized, knee-replacement surgery (Read more)
Explaining burners and stingers
• Heat stroke quiz
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Spring 2010

• Arthroscopic hip surgery gets patient back to his usual activities
• Saving lives in Haiti: Dr. Mike Cobb travels to Haiti to treat earthquake victims
• Keeping baseball safe for young pitchers
• Questions and answers on the benefits of icing
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Winter 2010

• Arthroscopic hip surgery relieves pain; puts off hip replacement surgery
• Thawing a painful frozen shoulder
• Questions and answers on frozen shoulder
• Nine satellite clinics
• Dr. Trey Antwine: Comments on today's "heroes"
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Fall 2009

• Union University softball player returns to her sport
• Ankle, foot injuries most common for basketball
• Dr. Doug Haltom comes home to practice medicine
• Muscle cramps — Ouch!
• Dr. Trey Antwine: Comments on trophies
• The Fifth Quarter Clinic on Football Fridays
• Practice Administrator Donna Klutts passes Board Certification
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Summer 2009

• Young football player, Kesley Kirk, is grateful that "I still have my leg"
• R.I.C.E: .An effective treatment for min injuries
• Dr. Doug Haltom joins our clinic
• Dr. Cobb attends masters course
• Dr. Trey Antwine: Comments on the lost art of ‘sportsmanship’
• The Fifth Quarter Clinic on Football Fridays
• Running, excellent exercise, has some injury risks
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Spring 2009

• Highway Patrolman Lt. Joey Hargrove Back to Work
Avoid Shoulder and Elbow Injuries with Proper Pitching Mechanics
Take Time to Select a Good Bike
• Include Stretching in Your Cycling Routine
• New Knee Surgery Means Faster Recovery
• Hip Arthroscopy Treats More Problems
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Winter 2009

Shin Splints: A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment
Shoulder Arthritis Occurs as Cartilage Thins
• Physicians Chosen to Participate in Anesthesia Study
• Athlete Will Wright Recovers From Torn ACL
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Fall 2008

Cheerleading: The Most Dangerous High School and Collegiate Sport?
• West Tennessee Bone & Joint Clinic Joins Physicians Surgery Center
• Facing Knee Surgery?
• Athlete Carson Rider Has Knee Surgery
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Summer 2008

Elbow Injuries
• Clinic Celebrates 35 Years of Providing Quality Patient Care
• Surgery, Rehab Keep Brooke Carver Cheering
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Spring 2008

In Warm Weather, Take Caution to Avoid Heat-Related Illness
• Heat Stroke Q & A
Brain Concussions Common in Contact Sports
• Physicians Receive Board Certification in Sports Medicine
• Surgery, Rehab Rescue Lane Athlete Shannon Kegley's Dream
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Winter 2008

Tips to Prevent Winter Sports Injuries
• Physical Therapy Equipped, Staffed to Meet Your Needs
• New Year, New You: Tips to Start and Stay Exercising Safely
• After-Hours Clinic Starts Athlete Jordan Parker's Treatment
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