Orthopedic Surgeons Lenoir NC

Local resource for orthopedic surgeons in Lenoir. Includes detailed information on local clinics that provide access to orthopedic surgery, as well as advice and content on how the muscular and skeletal systems interact, and how orthopedic injuries occur and affect your body.

John T McCormick
(828) 758-8559
1041 Morganton Blvd Sw
Lenoir, NC
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Jeffrey Paul Keverline, MD
(828) 758-7092
1041 Morganton Blvd SW
Lenoir, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1995

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Greg Shell, DDS
(828) 754-0234
509 Harper Ave SW
Lenoir, NC
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Jeffrey Paul Keverline
(828) 758-8559
1041 Morganton Blvd Sw
Lenoir, NC
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Kimberly Lutz Gragg, DDS
(828) 438-8998
415 S King St
Morganton, NC
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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James Edward Stanislaw, MD
(828) 758-7091
1041 Morganton Blvd SW
Lenoir, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Caldwell Mem Hosp, Lenoir, Nc
Group Practice: Carolina Orthopedic Specs

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John Thomas Mc Cormick, MD
(828) 758-7091
1041 Morganton Blvd SW Ste 200
Lenoir, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Caldwell Mem Hosp, Lenoir, Nc; Grace Hospital, Morganton, Nc
Group Practice: Carolina Orthopedic Specs

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James Edward Stanislaw
(828) 758-8559
1041 Morganton Blvd Sw
Lenoir, NC
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Christopher Thomas Daley, MD
(828) 874-3379
720 Malcolm Blvd Ste 102
Valdese, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mem Univ Of Newfoundland, Fac Of Med, St Johns, Nfld, Canada
Graduation Year: 1992

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Jeremy Clyde Johnson, MD
(704) 355-3184
PO Box 20500
Hickory, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1998

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Olecrenon Bursitis

The elbow is made up of three bones, which are connected by muscles, ligaments and tendons. The humerus is the large upper arm bone. The ulna and radius are the two bones in the forearm. Looking at the forearm with the palm of the hand facing up, the ulna is located on the inner (medial) aspect of the forearm. The radius is located on the outer (lateral) aspect of the forearm. Projecting from the end of the humerus are the medial and lateral epicondyles. The epicondyles are the boney attachment sites for many of the forearm muscles.

A bursa (pl. bursae) is a small fluid filled sac that decreases the friction between two tissues. Bursae also protect bony structures. There are many different bursae around the elbow but the one that is most commonly injured is the olecrenon bursa.

The olecrenon bursa is usually very thin. When irritated or injured the olecrenon bursa can fill with fluid or blood and become large and painful. If repeatedly irritated or injured, the walls of the bursa may thicken and have irregular areas of scar tissue that are often mistaken as "bone chips". Calcium may also collect inside the bursa.

After a direct blow to the elbow the olecrenon bursa can become swollen. This can occur immediately or over a couple of hours. The degree of swelling can vary. The elbow is usually very painful to touch and it can also be painful to move. In addition, the area around the olecrenon bursa may be warm. If there is significant swelling X-rays are usually performed to rule out a broken or chipped bone.

Depending on the severity of the injury, the treatment of traumatic olecrenon bursitis may include resting the elbow, applying ice packs to the area, light compression of the elbow with a tensor bandage and elevation of the injured arm. Medications to help reduce the swelling and pain may also be required. If there is a large amount of swelling and the elbow is uncomfortable the bursa may need to be drained by a doctor.

After the swelling comes down and the bursa is less painful, padding the area may be required for some types of work, sports and recreational activities like gardening. In rare cases surgery is required to...

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Wrist Ganglion

What is a wrist ganglion?

"Ganglion" is the term used to describe a collection or "small sac" of fluid that can form around the wrist. Wrist ganglions are most often found on the back of the wrist, but they may also be found on the palm side of the wrist, or deep inside the wrist tissues.

What causes a wrist ganglion to form?

It is unclear what causes wrist ganglions to form, but they are often associated with repetitive use of the wrist, injury to the wrist or arthritis of the wrist. Ganglions may be small or large, and can increase or decrease in size. They are more common in women than in men and usually develop in adulthood.

Can a wrist ganglion be detected on X-ray?

A wrist ganglion cannot be seen on an x-ray. However, x-rays are often done to rule out arthritis or problems with the bones of the wrist that may be the underlying cause the wrist ganglion.

What does a wrist ganglion feel like?

A wrist ganglion may or may not be painful. Often people complain about the appearance more than the pain.

What other information is available on wrist ganglions?

The diagnosis and treatment of a ...

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