Category: Dr Boyd Haynes III M.D.

Contemplating Knee Replacement Surgery?

You May Want to Visit the Dentist Beforehand  by Boyd W. Haynes III, MD A new study out of Taiwan suggests that having your teeth cleaned by a dentist regularly can reduce your risk of infection subsequent to a knee replacement surgery.  The features editor of DrBicuspid.com, Donna Domino, reported that 1,291 patients over the… Read more »

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

by Boyd W. Haynes III, MD Some conditions that I treat in my orthopaedic practice are very common.  I can’t tell you how many ankle sprains, torn menisci and torn ACLs I have seen.  However, there are some conditions that I rarely, if ever, see.  Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome is caused when the posterior tibial nerve… Read more »

‘Selfie Elbow’ – A New Pain for the “Me Generation”

People in the United States (and all over the world for that matter) love taking ‘selfies’.  You know, those pictures of yourself that you take with your smart phone that you then post to Facebook or Instagram.  All of this self-absorption isn’t healthy, but not in the way you might think.  A new medical problem… Read more »

How are Muscle Contusions (Bruises) Treated?

by Boyd W. Haynes III, MD Nearly everyone has strained a muscle during the course of their life.  A strain happens when a muscle is stretched beyond its tensile limits and tissue damage ensues.  The second most common injury is a muscle contusion, which happens when a muscle sustains an injury from being compressed or… Read more »

Should I Invest in Motion-Control Running Shoes?

by Boyd W. Haynes III, MD As a Sports Medicine Physician, I am often asked by my patients to comment on the latest innovations in sports gear and apparel and whether I feel these are helpful or just a passing fad.  In this article, I would like to address Motion-Control Running shoes, the reasoning for… Read more »

Labral Tears of the Hip

By Boyd W. Haynes, III, MD A common cause of pain in the groin is a labral tear of the hip. The acetabular labrum is a ring of cartilage that surrounds the acetabulum (hip socket), and helps the head of the femur stay inside of the socket. There are two separate segments of the labrum,… Read more »

Ankle Sprains: Causes, Recovery, Prevention

by Boyd W. Haynes III, MD Frequently referred to as “rolling” or “twisting” your ankle, sprained ankles are a very common occurrence for patients coming into OSC. Thousands of people experience sprains every day. It commonly occurs in athletes, but also in children and adults. Ankle sprains can be caused by jumping for a rebound… Read more »

Overcoming Fear and Anxiety about Your Upcoming Surgery

Let’s face it…no one alive on this planet wants to hear the words “You need surgery and you need it now!” I am an Orthopaedic surgeon who has performed thousands of complex surgeries on patients of all ages during my career. I understand the benefits and risks of surgery better than 99.9% of the population…. Read more »

March Community Lecture Features Dr. Boyd Haynes

2015 & Beyond: The Best Options for Hip and Knee Replacement The future of Joint Replacement is here! Join Dr. Boyd Haynes for an informative discussion on the newest technologies for hip and knee replacement, including MAKOplasty, Jiffy Hip (Direct Anterior Hip Replacement), Computer-Navigation, partial knee replacement and more. Dr. Haynes will also discuss the… Read more »

Exercise for Better Joint Flexibility – Boyd W. Haynes III, MD

As an orthopaedic physician specializing in sports medicine, I often see patients whose physical activity has been greatly compromised due to arthritis. Their joints begin to hurt during activity, so naturally, they move around less and less. Unfortunately, this inactivity only leads to more pain. A common misconception is that joint pain will lessen if… Read more »