post-op protocol

Post-OP Procedures for ACL Reconstruction/Meniscus Repair Once you completed your ACL Reconstruction procedure or your meniscus repair operation, you need to follow a certain Post-OP protocol to expedite the healing process. Here is a good overview for what our practice recommends regards to Post-OP routine. A. Immediate Post-OP Protocol: – You will be scheduled as…

planned surgery

Planned Surgery: Important reminders what to do before it happens 1. Patient Evaluation This protocol applies specifically to shoulder and knee surgery cases for planned surgery. A comprehensive evaluation will be carried out first, a diagnosis is reached and option of treatment are discussed. Conservative treatment is carried out. If surgery is indicated and you…

10 Best Shoes Buying Tips to Prevent Foot Pain – For A Perfect Fit Dr. Carol Frey’s* “Happy Feet” Blog…. How many times have we said “ouch, my feet hurt”? – Foot agony is part of many people’s daily life. But it doesn’t have to be. Common ailments are : Athlete’s foot Blisters Bunions Corns…

Women's Footwear

Dr. Carol’s* “Happy Feet” Blog…. Today: What kind of shoes should you pick out to keep your feet happy! – Wear shoes that breathe. Patent leather does not. Choose softr leather shoes that conform to your feet. – Try to wear your shoes no longer than three hours at a time. Kick them off at…

Dr. Feder helps 3 children of a former San Francisco 49er’s player. In this clip, he gives the doc a great testimonial.

Injuries among student athletes are on the rise. In this video Dr. Keith Feder discusses with a TV reporter how important it is for parents to watch out for injuries and when parents should really get involved in regards to injury prevention. It might surprise you what Dr. Feder has to say…

PRP Therapy for Knee Pain

Special PRP-Report   Knee Pain and how to treat it right   The great thing at the West Coast Center for Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine is Dr. Keith Feder and his team get to talk to a lot of elite amateur and professional athletes as well as active weekend warriors.   Lately we have…

Young athletes need the right shoes

Foot Pain comes in many different forms. The heel and and the ankle are the most delicate parts of your foot. In this blog Dr. Keith Feder and Dr. Carol Frey – one of the leading foot and ankle specialists in the country – explain how foot pain can be handled, so you can go…

sports-injuries-ankle

The most common sports injuries, the treatments and what to do to avoid them Every athlete has had them, that nagging sports injury that keeps you from doing what you love most. Some injuries are minor, others can be major. No matter what injury you suffer, you should always have a good sports doctor on…

Doctor giving a PRP Therapy injection to young woman patient, Examination of the knee pain, Sport exercise injuries.

More and more patients are asking about PRP Therapy. We have addressed this in several posts prior to this one, but it’s a topic that seems to be more on the forefront of everybody’s mind these days. We are happy to dive into PRP a little bit more. Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP Therapy is the…

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