Hip Replacement Can’t Keep Alabama’s Nick Saban Down

University of Alabama head football coach, Nick Saban, was back to work less than 48 hours after total hip replacement surgery. Saban played 18 holes of golf Monday morning and checked in to Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham for his...

What Patients are Watching: Opioid Alternative Plan

ABC affiliate, KRDV 12 in Oregon, featured an interview with AAHKS member, James R. Van Horne, MD, who has created a treatment plan for patients to stop using narcotics for pain control within the first week after hip or knee replacement surgery. Part of the plan is...

What Patients are Reading: NY Times “Guide to Knees”

A thorough guide to preventing and treating knee pain has been published by The New York Times. Described as a “user manual for knees,” the online guide provides patient-friendly animations and videos designed to help those with sore, stiff knees. There are sections...

Dr. Parks Receives AAOS Diversity Award

In recognition of his dedication to advancing diversity in orthopaedics, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) presented its 2019 Diversity Award to Michael L. Parks, MD, clinical director of Orthopedic Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in...
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