To say that low back pain is common would be an understatement. It is the second most common reason that people see their primary care physician. Most people, about 60 to 90%, will experience at least one episode of low back pain in their lifetime. This often resolves on its own without medical treatment, but […]
Many individuals present to our office with preconceived opinions regarding neck, back or spine surgery. Friends or family members may have shared second-hand stories with these individuals, sometimes recalling less than desirable outcomes. While surgery is certainly not indicated for everyone, the right procedure done for the right condition on the right patient can produce […]
A partial knee replaces that portion of the knee’s cartilage that is damaged, leaving the healthy areas of the knee intact. What are the three parts of a knee? A knee has three compartments; one where the knee cap [patella] moves back and forth on the thigh bone [femur] and two weight bearing compartments where […]
Recently, Mission Health notified Blue Cross Blue Shield in North Carolina (BCBS of NC) of its plan to terminate their current contract as of October 5, 2017. If no new agreement is reached by that date, this action would result in Mission Hospital, its outlying hospitals, and a number of its physicians being “out-of-network” for […]
By staying at the forefront of new trends in the treatment of hip pain. There have been a myriad of changes during the past 10 years in the management of patients with hip pain. Improvements in implants, refinements in surgical techniques, and advances in non-arthroplasty treatments have led to excellent outcomes and many satisfied […]
Humana is teaming up with 11 orthopedic specialty groups in North Carolina and Virginia on an orthopedic value-based care model for Humana Medicare Advantage members undergoing total hip or knee joint replacement procedures. To learn more about this model that is expected to improve quality, and lower cost of care for Humana Medicare Advantage members, click here.
News 13 featured our own Dr. Mangone and the Inbone total ankle replacement procedure. This video clip shows the advantages of this procedure over other options, and includes a patient who reports returning to a full range of activities after the procedure.
Dr. Peter Mangone just returned from Bordeaux, France where he served as an expert faculty and symposium member for the first ever Sports Medicine Ankle Instability Global Seminar. Dr. Mangone is recognized as a pioneer and an expert in the field of foot and ankle surgery, specifically as relates to arthroscopic ankle lateral ligament reconstruction. […]
Dr. Peter Mangone is being recognized as a thought leader and a pioneer in arthroscopic ankle surgery with the acceptance of a manuscript he co-authored entitled “Arthroscopic Lateral Ankle Ligament Reconstruction” for publication later this year in Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery. As a fellowship trained orthopaedic specialist in foot and ankle surgery, Dr. […]
Dr. Lilly was featured in a recent Health Alert on News 13 featuring the benefits of 3D knee replacement. The procedure calls for a CT scan of the knee which allows physicians to order a custom-made replacement matching the patient’s own anatomy. Get the full story at wlos.com.