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Frequently Asked Questions by our patients… Often times, our patients want to know what our financial policy is, and what kind of insurance we accept. Makes sense to us that patients want to ask those questions. That’s why we dedicated this blog to answering those frequently asked questions for our patients. Pls take a minute…

cartilage

Cartilage Restoration: How surgery can help you regain movement The Cartilage Restoration Center is headed by Keith S. Feder, MD and Carol Frey, MD. These two orthopedic surgeons have further developed an advanced treatment center for post traumatic osteoarthritis chondral injuries and osteochondritis dissicans of the knee, ankle (talus), shoulder, elbow and hip. Dr. Feder…

surgery

Considering Surgery? – You should read this first! Before a recommendation for surgery is made, a trial of non-operative treatment is usually appropriate. Non-operative treatment may include activity modification, braces, orthotics, physical therapy, chiropractic treatment and or injections depending on the condition for which you are being treated. Right before you decide on surgery, you…

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…

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