Adv. Orthopedic Specialists Archive: News

PRP therapy allows star athlete to return to diamond sooner

Advanced Orthopedic Specialists offers promising treatment within your own blood Nick Harris, former Southeast Missouri Redhawks centerfielder, Kobe Bryant and Alex Rodriguez all have something in common – PRP therapy. After suffering a shoulder injury, Harris opted to take a nonsurgical treatment approach, platelet-rich plasma therapy,... Read more

Dr. Andrew C. Trueblood receives prestigious certification

Advanced Orthopedic Specialists’ shoulder, elbow, hand, wrist and total joint surgeon, Andrew C. Trueblood, M.D., recently received his Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Michael C. Trueblood retires from Advanced Orthopedic Specialists

Advanced Orthopedic Specialists extends our thanks, congratulations and best wishes to Michael C. Trueblood, M.D., who will be retiring on April 1, 2013, after 35 dedicated years of service diagnosing and treating area patients’ bone, joint and muscle injuries and conditions.

Female athletes 9 times more likely to suffer traumatic injuries

Female athletes at all ages and ability levels are nine times more likely to suffer an ACL injury than their male counterparts. James M. Edwards, M.D., sports medicine doctor at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists and team physician for Southeast Missouri State and Jackson High School, provides insight... Read more

Jimmy D. Bowen, M.D., receives Top Doctor honors from HealthTap

Advanced Orthopedic Specialists’ board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, Dr. Jimmy D. Bowen, has received the Top Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist in the U.S. award in HealthTap’s Winter 2013 Top Doctor Competition.

Local surgeon performing highly advanced ankle surgery technique

R. August Ritter, III, M.D., orthopedic surgeon at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists in Cape Girardeau, is the only surgeon in the region performing highly advanced total ankle arthroplasty procedures using a new surgical technique with proven technology. After attending an advanced Zimmer Expert Interactions training session in Henderson,... Read more

Advanced Orthopedic Specialists celebrates 80 years in practice

Advanced Orthopedic Specialists is celebrating its 80-year anniversary in 2014. Founded by R.A. Ritter Sr., M.D., grandfather of current Advanced Orthopedic Specialists surgeon R. August Ritter, III, M.D., in 1934, Advanced Orthopedic Specialists, formerly known as Orthopaedic Associates, began as a small group of local doctors treating... Read more

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