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Recovery Guide to Foot & Ankle Surgery

We are glad that you have chosen Dr. Miller for your foot and ankle surgery. Our goal is to make this experience as pleasant as possible for you. If you have any questions about your hospital stay, rehabilitation or recovery period, please contact Dr. Miller's office for more information specific to your surgery. Pl ...More >


WEIGHT BEARING/MOVEMENT Unless told otherwise by Dr. Burleson, you should be non-weight bearing on the operative extremity until your follow-up visit.  You have been placed in a post-operative splint.  Please keep this splint on at all times.  Utilize crutches to mobilize. ICE You can utilize ice packs over the sp ...More >

Is it a Broken Ankle or a Sprain?

Is it a Broken Ankle or a Sprain? You fall and injure your ankle. Next you gauge your pain and ask: “Is it a broken ankle or a sprain?” This scenario accounts for one of the most common complaints; yet a simple twist and fall could become a complex injury involving bone, cartilage, ligaments and tendons. In this ...More >

Is Ankle Replacement the Solution for You?

What is Total Ankle Arthroplasty (Ankle Replacement)? Ankle replacement surgery serves to treat a patient with severe arthritis of the ankle by resurfacing the bone surfaces at the ankle joint. Metal components articulate with a plastic component to allow for pain relief and range of motion. Recent research has show ...More >


[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Explore the interactive education tool below to learn about foot and ankle conditions, treatment options and symptoms. There are animations you can view and also printable documents for your convenience. Also below are some of the most common foot and ankle conditions pati ...More >

Arthroscopic Surgery for Common Sports Injuries

Today’s elite athletes push the boundaries of what is humanly possible. Countless train, day and night, strengthening their muscles and improving their techniques hoping to win championships and smash records. Unfortunately, injuries—particularly those related to the knee or shoulder— are a reality at every level of ...More >

Spring Sports Introduce New Ankle Injuries

What you need to know   Sun and warmth are just around the corner and that means high school and club sports are gearing up. Because these sports are outdoors on a field and often uneven terrain, the ankle is particularly susceptible to injury. “Basketball and football are the sports we think of commonly ...More >

Beacon Is First To Perform Surgery w/ Stryker's 1588 AIM Platform

Cincinnati, OH 2/2/2016 – Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is once again leading the charge in mainstreaming new advanced medical technology.  Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine became the first in the United States to use the 1588 AIM Platform in surgery.  Stryker’s advanced video system reduces risk t ...More >

Surgery at Beacon Orthopaedics

  Complete Your Pre-Surgical Assessment Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine offer patients the ability to have their surgeries performed in the Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) at the Summit Woods or Beacon West locations. Our ASCs provide patients with the ability t ...More >

Sports Medicine in Cincinnati

Sports Medicine in Cincinnati The field of sports medicine focuses primarily on helping people prevent and recover from sports injuries as well as improve athletic performance. Although sports medicine includes care for athletes of all levels, it also encompasses injuries and conditions in non-athletes.   For exampl ...More >


Comprehensive shoulder care to meet every need. When you have a specific shoulder injury or condition, it is important to seek the care of a specialist.  At Beacon Orthopaedics, we believe that the best care is provided by physicians who sub-specialize. .bb_brand-button5beeed006cadc { color: #ffffff; border-co ...More >

Physical Therapy Protocols - Dr. Robert Rolf

Below you will find a list of physical therapy protocols that can be followed after having a procedure performed by Dr. Rolf. These are intended to provide guidelines of progression in recovery. They include weight bearing status, ranges of motion, use of a brace, exercises or stretches, and other information. AC Re ...More >


-6 weeks of walking boot starting at first visit w/ 3 heel lifts - decrease 1 heel lift per week Medication: If you were given a nerve block for anesthesia, it will wear off over 18-24 hours. During this time you will have little to no feeling in the body part where you had surgery (i.e. leg). To control your ...More >

Non-Surgical Orthopaedic Physician

Non-Surgical Orthopaedic Physician Orthopaedics is a broad medical field that spans everything from a sprained ankle to a reverse total shoulder replacement.  Spine surgery, ligament, and tendon repairs, as well as proper nutrition all fall under the umbrella of orthopaedics and sports medicine.  Since only a small p ...More >

Orthopaedic Surgeons

Orthopaedic Surgeons   Orthopaedic surgeons are physicians that are dedicated to taking care of musculoskeletal issues in a way that is best for each patient.  Some of the injuries and conditions that fall under the expertise of orthopaedic physicians include sports injuries, arthritis or cartilage degeneration, spin ...More >

Superior Capsular Reconstruction to Allografts: Treating Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears

In this article, the experts at Beacon Orthopaedics explore the range of symptoms involved with rotator cuff tears, the necessary treatments to relieve patient symptoms—and, more specifically, the benefits of pursuing Superior Capsular Reconstruction using allografts to repair irreparable rotator cuff tears versus the ...More >

Andrew Razzano, D.O.

Delivering Nationally Renowned Sports Medicine to Dayton, OH. Dr. Razzano specializes in the treatment of knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries and conditions.  His broad range of  treatment options allow you to select a recovery plan to get you back to achieving your goals quickly. .bb_brand-button5b7c8ac194f2d { ...More >

Interventional Orthopedics in Cincinnati

  Interventional Orthopedics in Cincinnati The goal of interventional orthopedics is to intercept a problem and heal it before surgery is the only option.  With interventional orthopedics, a patient is examined for candidacy in a variety of treatments, including stem cell or PRP injections and even non-surgical ...More >

Best Foot Surgeon in Cincinnati

  Best Foot Surgeon in Cincinnati Beacon Orthopaedics has some of the best foot and ankle specialists in the region that will help get you back on your feet.  Whether you have experienced a sprain, strain, fracture, or are suffering from a chronic condition, the sub-specialty trained teams at Beacon Orthopaedics ...More >

Henry Stiene MD

Leading the way in regenerative medicine and ortho biologics. If you are looking for treatment options that help your body's natural healing process fix the root cause of the problem, you have come to the right place. .bb_brand-button5bd9cc0b31d89 { color: #ffffff; border-color: #ffffff; } SCHEDULE AN APPOINT ...More >

Hip Pain, Bursitis, and Athletes

There is no one part of the body that contributes so much to an athlete’s strength, balance, and speed than the hips. The hips are quite literally the foundation upon which an athlete builds their strength. Healthy hips are essential to a successful career in sports. Competitive athlete or not, an injured hip means ...More >

Joint Replacement in Cincinnati

Joint Replacement in Cincinnati Beacon Orthopaedics is home to many of the region’s leading joint replacement specialists and orthopaedic physicians who are passionate about helping you reduce or cure joint pain and return to enjoying life. The sub-specialty trained orthopaedic doctors to understand how debilitating ...More >


The Region's Exclusive Providers of Regenexx Treatments: Regenexx® Procedures are the world’s most advanced stem cell and blood platelet procedures for treating orthopedic injuries, arthritis and other degenerative conditions.  Dr. Henry Stiene and Dr. John Brannan are leading the way in making these innovative t ...More >


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Our Physicians Adam Miller, M.D. Back To My ProfileSee All Physicians - Don’t go to a podiatrist, go to Dr. Adam Miller. He got rid of my bunions and I have been back on my feet without complications or pain. It’s amazing what you can do with modern medical technology bu ...More >


Our PhysiciansRobert Rolf, M.D. Back To My ProfileSee All Physicians Frozen Shoulder FAQs Frozen shoulder is a common, complex problem that affects many individuals. Despite ample research, a consensus over the true cause of frozen shoulder eludes us. Dr. Robert Rolf, a board certified or ...More >


Our Physicians Henry Stiene, M.D. Back To My ProfileSee All Physicians Regenexx SCP (PRP) Henry Stiene, M.D. of Beacon Orthopaedics is thrilled to be the only physician (excluding spine) licensed in the TriState area to perform and treat patients with the Regenexx™ Family of Advanced Regenerative Medicine Pro ...More >

Dr. Maldonado Live Connect Q&A

Some questions were not able to be answered during the live connect/were asked after the live event was closed. Answers to those questions will be completed within the next 2-3 business days and posted below: Bob asked: "Many years ago, I lifted lots of boxes and felt a pain in my this day I have a stabbin ...More >


Your Team for Complete Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Care. Dr. Adam Miller provides Greater Cincinnati patients with a comprehensive range of foot and ankle care.  From strains and sprains to total ankle replacement, you're in good hands with Dr. Miller. .bb_brand-button5be5891a65b6e { color: #ffffff; border-color ...More >

Robert Burger, M.D.

Proven Experience Supported by Advanced Orthopaedic Technology. Dr. Robert Burger provides patients with years of experience treating diverse sports medicine and orthopaedic conditions.  Let Dr. Burger guide you on your road to recovery .  .bb_brand-button5b031c794b85f { color: #ffffff; border-color: #ffffff; ...More >

Steve Hamilton M.D.

Start with a Specialist. Breakthrough treatments and access to modern advances in sports medicine keep you in the game longer, performing better, and achieving more.  Click below to schedule your appointment with Dr. Hamilton in real time. .bb_brand-button5b966c15ac7ba { color: #ffffff; border-color: #ffffff; ...More >


[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Explore the interactive education tool below to learn about knee conditions, treatment options and symptoms. There are animations you can view and also printable documents for your convenience. Also below are some of the most common knee conditions patients suffer from. ...More >


[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Explore the interactive education tool below to learn about elbow conditions, treatment options and symptoms. There are animations you can view and also printable documents for your convenience. Also below are some of the most common elbow conditions patients suffer from. ...More >

Peter Cha, M.D.

Cutting Edge Technology Meets Nationally Recognized Experience. Dr. Peter Cha and his team are leading the way with cutting edge treatment techniques for shoulder, elbow, knee, and sports medicine treatments.  As sports medicine continues to develop and expand, Dr. Cha provides his patients with the newest and be ...More >

Adam Miller, M.D.

Your Team for Complete Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Care. Dr. Adam Miller provides Greater Cincinnati patients with a comprehensive range of foot and ankle care.  From strains and sprains to total ankle replacement, you're in good hands with Dr. Miller. .bb_brand-button5b7ecab198b75 { color: #ffffff; border-color ...More >

The Advantages of an Arthroscopic Procedure

For high school and college athletes, there are few things worse than a season-ending injury. If sitting on the sidelines wasn’t already painful in its own sense, a severe injury and the conditions associated with it may continue long after the season has ended and may even lead to problems as an adult. Orthopedic i ...More >

3 Ways to Reduce Office Back Pain

You were designed to be active. Unfortunately, despite the substantial body of research which concludes that a sedentary lifestyle leads to severe back problems as well as other serious health conditions, the average person spends approximately 55% of their waking hours sitting, according to a study by Vanderbilt Unive ...More >

Non-Surgical Approaches to Arthritis

The 50 million American adults who suffer from Arthritis—no matter their background, ethnicity, or age—have one important thing in common: a desire to relieve their symptoms. Joint replacement surgery is often considered the primary solution for alleviating the pain and lack of mobility caused by joint inflammation. ...More >

Regenexx Stem Cell Therapy

The Regenexx™ Family of Procedures: Henry Stiene, M.D. of Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is proud to be the only physician in the TriState area licensed to perform and treat patients with the Regenexx™ Family of Procedures, including concentrated PRP and Stem Cell Treatments. Regenexx is the lead ...More >

John Bartsch, M.D.

Enjoy an Active Lifestyle Again, Without Surgery. As an interventional orthopedist, I am able to help a wide range of patients, from young athletes to older adults.  My specialties include tendon, joint, and spine pain.  Explore this page to learn more about my practice, or click below to see me. .bb_brand-butto ...More >

5 Ways to Enjoy Injury-Free Tennis

As the wet Western and Southern Open continues, the already popular sport of tennis seems to get a real shot in the arm. It looks so appealing, so fun, like it's not really exercise. But it is and while it's a good thing to get out there and hit a few balls and run around the court and think you're headed to profession ...More >

Percutaneous Needle Tenotomy

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common reasons patients seek orthopaedic care for the foot.  The plantar fascia is a tendon-like structure located on the sole of the foot that helps to support the arch.   Think of an electrical cable with thousands of individual fibers woven together. Excessive loading or ...More >

Achilles Injuries

Preventing Achilles Injuries: What can go wrong on the court? Most people are familiar with the great story of Achilles who was dipped into the River Styx to become invincible. Unfortunately, Thetis held him at the ankle and so is born the “Achilles heel.” According to Homer’s Illiad, Achilles was slain when Paris sho ...More >

Orthopaedic Research & Articles

Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Encourages Orthopaedic Research & Articles: Continuous research and education is a key part for all of the doctors at Beacon. This is very evident in the work and contributions of Dr. Adam Miller. Through research and engineering, improvements in technology, new treatment op ...More >

Regenerative Medicine

Regenexx™ provides various regenerative medicine options that facilitate healing, without surgical intervention.  Dr. Henry Stiene (non-spine) and Dr. John Brannan (treatment of the spine) are the exclusive providers of Regenexx™ treatments in the Tri-State Area. PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Procedures Beacon Orthopaed ...More >

Dr. Adam Miller - Summer Injuries

The warm weather is finally here!  That means it may be time to consider doing some simple things to avoid some  preventable, but all too common summer injuries for those taking advantage of the warm weather. First, anytime a person ramps up their physical activity, this results in more stress in weight transfer ...More >


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine offers a full range of orthopaedic services for the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries in patients of all ages. Some of the most popular orthopaedic services we offer are: - Orthopaedic Surgery - Total Joint Replacement - Arthroscopic Pr ...More >

Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the Beacon Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation, Inc. provides a sports medicine Fellowship Program for graduating orthopaedic physicians who choose to specialize in sports medicine. Program Overview The one-year program featur ...More >

Beacon West

Located in Western Hills on Harrison Ave, Beacon West provides patients with comprehensive orthopaedic care under one roof.  Our fellowship trained specialists offer expert care for all of your orthopaedic needs, including sports medicine, spine care, hand/wrist, foot/ankle, adult joint reconstruction, regenerative med ...More >

Adam Miller, M.D.

“As an Orthopaedic surgeon, I am grateful to help patients reach activity goals and improve their pain. I specialize in foot and ankle pathology, treating all types of problems with the ability to relate to the overall health and orthopaedic function of the patient.” – Adam G. Miller, M.D. Care Philosophy bDr. Mille ...More >

Steve Hamilton, M.D.

Steve Hamilton, M.D. is a sports medicine physician and orthopaedic surgeon serving patients at Beacon's Northern Kentucky, West side (Harrison Avenue), East (Beechmont Avenue), and Sharonville locations. His special interests include minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, hip, knee and ankle, treatme ...More >


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