Tag: minimally invasive

Symptoms and Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

A Recap of a Lecture by OSC’s Dr Boyd Haynes on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Call (797) 596-1900 for a consultation with Dr Haynes at Orthopaedic & Spine Center I recently attended a lecture on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) presented by Dr. Boyd Haynes of the Orthopaedic and Spine Center and thought it so interesting that… Read more »

A Guide to Arthroscopy

OSC Outlines what Arthroscopy is in Plain Language Call (757) 596-1900 for an Arthroscopic Consultation Arthroscopy comes from the medical prefix Arthro, meaning “joint”, and the suffix scopy, meaning “to see” or “observe”.  Hence, arthroscopy literally means “seeing the joint”. Arthroscopy is a minimally-invasive procedure that allows Orthopaedic Surgeons to visualize interior joint structures without… Read more »

What is Kyphoplasty by OSC’s Dr Mark McFarland D.O.

Dr Mark McFarland, DO of Orthopaedic & Spine Center Kyphoplasty is a unique, minimally-invasive way to treat compression fractures of the thoracic and lumbar spine.  Most fractures of the aged spine are related to osteoporosis and can lead to a “bent forward” posture called kyphosis.  The kyphoplasty procedure can help restore the height of the… Read more »