Category: Open MRI

The Stinger:  A Common Neck Injury in Football

Jeffrey R. Carlson, MD In the spring, young men across America get mopey, starry-eyed and stare off into space, dreamily thinking of only one thing…WHEN is football season going to start?  Well, sports fans, August is almost here and the pre-season NFL games will be starting soon, as will college games.  With the advent of… Read more »

Knee Replacement Revision Surgery for Infection

John D. Burrow, DO Knee Replacement Surgery is a very safe and effective way to treat severe painful arthritis in the knee.  About 750,000 Americans underwent knee replacement (arthroplasty) surgery in 2018.  As Americans live longer and expect a higher quality of life as they age, the number of knee replacement surgeries will keep growing. … Read more »

When is Knee Joint Revision Surgery Necessary?

John D. Burrow, DO As a fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Adult Joint Reconstruction Specialist, I perform joint replacement surgeries of the knee and hip AND joint revision surgeries for both.  Knee replacement is a very effective way of treating painful arthritis in the knees and close to 800K are performed in the United States each year.  This… Read more »

Amanda Leftwich Awarded MRI Certification!

Congratulations to Amanda Leftwich on her achievement! Amanda completed MRI certification with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). The certification requirements include a combination of knowledge, theory and clinical competencies, including MRI Safety and completion of a minimum of 125 MRI scans in seven different categories. We are thrilled for Amanda and appreciate her… Read more »

If My Doctor Thinks I Really Need an MRI, Why are X-rays Taken First?

Boyd W. Haynes III, MD As an Orthopaedic Specialist, I want to address this frequently asked question.  Indulge me while I walk you through a typical scenario of my day seeing patients. Most patients will Google the symptoms that they are having long before they actually make an appointment to see me for a consultation. … Read more »

The Questions Patients Most Often Ask

 Boyd W. Haynes III, MD As an Orthopaedic Physician, I am asked a lot of questions everyday by patients. A lot!  That is a good thing, because I have the answers they need to help them make the best decision about their treatment.  Here is a question that I am asked every day, multiple times… Read more »

Tony Anderson Awarded MRI Certification!

Congratulations to Tony Anderson (shown with OSC Practice Administrator, Alan Leybold) on his achievement! Tony completed MRI certification with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). The certification requirements include a combination of knowledge, theory and clinical competencies, including MRI Safety and completion of a minimum of 125 MRI scans in seven different categories. We… Read more »

Meet Desiray Johnson, Certified MRI Specialist!

The Physician and Staff of OSC offer congratulations to Desiray Johnson for passing the MRI Registry. Desiray has been attending classes and performing a variety of designated MRI scans for this certification. Due to her hard work and dedication, she passed the registry on her first try. What a great achievement for her and a… Read more »