Sports Medicine

Sports medicine is specialized medical care for treatment and prevention of sports-related injuries. From athletes to active individuals, sports medicine helps patients continue injury-free active lifestyles.

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Total Joint Replacement (TJR)

Total joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which certain parts of an arthritic or damaged joint are removed and replaced with an artificial joint, which is designed to move just like a healthy joint.

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ACL Reconstruction

The goal of ACL reconstruction surgery is to prevent instability and restore the function of the torn ligament, creating a stable knee. ACL reconstruction surgery has allowed many patients to return to physical activities.

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Rotator Cuff Surgery

Surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff most often involves re-attaching the tendon to the head of humerus, or upper arm bone. There are a few options for repairing rotator cuff tears, however the main goal is getting the tendon to heal.

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Quality Orthopaedic Care

Richard A. Wathne, MD is committed to excellence by pledging to provide the highest quality of orthopaedic care possible. Along with the treatment of immediate or chronic problems, Dr. Wathne strives to integrate the doctrine of prevention in all of his treatment plans as a way to alleviate possible future difficulties.

Dr. Wathne is pleased to have you as a patient. If you have any questions, always feel free to contact our office and our trained staff will assist you in any way possible.