While the majority of back pain episodes resolve quickly, back pain stands as one of the most common categories of pain in the US. Whether you have suffered...Read Full Article
Because of the complex composition of the shoulder, you can position your arms and hands basically anywhere in space. But, for the very same reason, your...Read Full Article
Your hips act as the foundation for your entire body. Your hips contribute to your core strength which allow you to move your legs and provide support...Read Full Article
Over one third of shoulder movement occurs via the scapula (shoulder blade) and thoracic cage. As we’ve mentioned before, the shoulder is comprised of...Read Full Article
Your hip joint is comprised of a “ball” and a “socket”—where your femoral head fits into the acetabulum of your pelvic bone. The overall joint...Read Full Article
Suprascapular nerve entrapment is a rare condition that can be easily misdiagnosed or even go unnoticed by those who are affected. Let’s get to the bottom...Read Full Article
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...Read Full Article
No matter your fitness level, back injuries can drastically change the course of your athletic career and personal life. Why? Acute and chronic back pain...Read Full Article
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...Read Full Article
Frozen shoulder is a common, complex problem that affects many individuals. Despite ample research, a consensus over the true cause of frozen shoulder...Read Full Article
Practice makes perfect. No pain, no gain. Probably every athlete has heard these phrases at some point during their sports career. However, people often...Read Full Article
Back pain remains one of the most common types of chronic pain in the US; with severity ranging from a slight nuisance to drastically affecting your day-to-day...Read Full Article
No serious athlete takes an ACL injury lightly. The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is an elastic band of tissue that plays a crucial role in knee stability,...Read Full Article
Treating Meniscus Injuries
The meniscus is the semi-circular shaped disc, or cushion, that functions as a load-sharing shock absorber for the knee...Read Full Article
Ellen came to us in June after an unfortunate slip on some steps. She had been training for a Triathlon in hopes to complete it and earn a medal that...Read Full Article
What is Total Ankle Arthroplasty (Ankle Replacement)?
Ankle replacement surgery serves to treat a patient with severe arthritis of the ankle by resurfacing...Read Full Article
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...Read Full Article
Back pain is the second most common reason people take sick days—second only to the common cold. That statistic accounts for workers from every industry,...Read Full Article
Most people will experience some degree of knee pain or a knee injury in their lifetime, and often those injuries are minor and may heal on their own....Read Full Article
A professional baseball pitcher throws tens of thousands of full-force pitches over the course of their career. These athletes depend on their ulnar collateral...Read Full Article
The Need for Vitamin "D":
Vitamin D has been a hot button topic for years now. Why is it so important? Why do so many people have low levels and what...Read Full Article
What is a rotator cuff injury?
The shoulder consists of the humerus (upper arm bone), scapula (shoulder blade), and clavicle (collarbone). The rotator...Read Full Article
The shoulder has the greatest range of motion of any joint in the body. It allows the arm to move away from the body’s midline, towards the body’s...Read Full Article
More than one million injuries are sustained in the workplace each year. Back injuries, in particular, account for 1 in 5 of these injuries and is the...Read Full Article
The hip is one of the largest joints in the body and one of its most important. The rounded head of the femur (thighbone) acts as the “ball” and the...Read Full Article
Since the introduction of Title IX in 1972, there has been a 545% increase in the number of women playing college sports and an astonishing 990% increase...Read Full Article
Whether you’re an athlete or just a sports fan, you’ve probably heard of the dreaded ACL tear. Though they’re most common in competitive athletes,...Read Full Article
Summer is here, and baseball season is at its peak. Soon, the leaves will begin to curl, kids will go back to school, and people will gear up for a new...Read Full Article
Today’s elite athletes push the boundaries of what is humanly possible. Countless train, day and night, strengthening their muscles and improving their...Read Full Article
The shoulder is one of the most complex joints of the body. In its most simplified form, it is made up of the humerus (bone in upper arm), scapula (shoulder...Read Full Article
FAI or “Femoroacetabular Impingement” is a condition where the hip bones are shaped abnormally and do not fit perfectly together, causing the bones...Read Full Article
When it comes to ACL reconstructions there are two primary methods: using an autograft and using an allograft. For years, there has been controversy in...Read Full Article
Approximately 1 in every 5 adults experiences knee pain, with many experiencing a level of severity that makes even ordinary tasks extremely difficult....Read Full Article
Swimming, soccer, baseball, softball, basketball, and just about every other competitive sport means traveling. Sometimes that means a few hours in the...Read Full Article
You’re probably reading this on your phone. If not your phone, then we bet you’re looking at a computer screen. How is your neck? Is it bent down?...Read Full Article
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...Read Full Article
Every year, more than 120,000 anterior cruciate ligament repair surgeries (also called ACL reconstruction surgeries) are performed in the United States...Read Full Article
The Big Toe Pain Game Changer
Big toe pain can come in many varieties. One of the most common causes is arthritis in the toe at the metatarsophalangeal...Read Full Article
Whether the goal is to relax, network or practice becoming the next Tiger Woods, golf is a sport where strategy, endurance and a little bit of luck converge....Read Full Article
Spring is here and that means little league, high school, and college baseball are in full swing. Of course, for many players, baseball is no longer limited...Read Full Article
There is a heated discussion occurring on Little League fields all over the nation. First, there’s the debate on the merits of avoiding curveballs...Read Full Article
Shoulder arthritis can be debilitating in many patients, resulting in persistent lateral arm pain that limits many activities of daily living, such as...Read Full Article
When you experience neck or back pain, the cause may not always be obvious. After all, degenerative disc disease, a herniated disc, and sciatica are only...Read Full Article
The knee joint is designed to absorb the shock that results from running, jumping, bending, and hundreds of other movements. But aside from simply allowing...Read Full Article
Orthopaedics or orthopedics?
We’ve all seen it spelled both ways but which one is correct? And – more importantly – does it make a difference?
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What is the UCL?
The UCL (Ulnar Collateral Ligament) is a ligament on the inside part of the elbow. There are three bones that make up the elbow joint:...Read Full Article
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...Read Full Article
Shoulder labral tears are a common acute injury. Learn more about how tears occur and some of the best options to fix them.
What is the Labrum?
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What is a Meniscus Tear?
The meniscus is a cartilage cushion between the femur (thigh bone) and tibia (large lower leg bone). There are two menisci...Read Full Article
The biceps muscle group (biceps brachii) is made up of two heads, the long head and the short head. The muscles originate at the shoulder and insert...Read Full Article
What is a Shoulder Impingement?
Shoulder impingement occurs when the tunnel between acromion process off of the shoulder blade and the humeral head...Read Full Article
What is a MCL Sprain?
MCL stands for medial collateral ligament and is located on the inside of the knee. The MCL originates on the femur (thigh bone)...Read Full Article
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...Read Full Article
As we learn more and more about this fascinating regenerative treatment, the answer is an unequivocal “no.” The quality of platelet rich plasma (“PRP”)...Read Full Article
You were designed to be active. Unfortunately, despite the substantial body of research which concludes that a sedentary lifestyle leads to severe back...Read Full Article
Your back works hard. In fact, your lower back carries the entire weight of your torso throughout the day, including the time you spend sitting, standing...Read Full Article
If your hip has been irreversibly damaged by arthritis, the excruciating pain associated with movement can interfere with daily living. In fact, depending...Read Full Article
The 50 million American adults who suffer from Arthritis—no matter their background, ethnicity, or age—have one important thing in common: a desire...Read Full Article
When you experience an orthopedic injury, the sooner it is addressed and the sooner the proper therapies are applied, the sooner you can recover and return...Read Full Article
The scoop on Rory McIlroy's back injury and how you can prevent back injuries from messing with your golf game; from our spine expert Dr. Jaideep Chunduri.
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The Regenexx™ Family of Procedures:
Henry Stiene, M.D. of Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is proud to be the only physician in the...Read Full Article
Do they have a role in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine?
Henry A. Stiene, M.D.
Cryopreserved biologic amniotic tissue has an emerging role in orthopaedics....Read Full Article
What is arthritis?
Generally speaking, arthritis simply means “joint inflammation.” Cartilage, a lubricating tissue, helps provide smooth, comfortable...Read Full Article
ACL Repair and ACL Reconstruction
A Brief Overview
The anterior cruciate ligament, also referred to as the “ACL,” is one of the major ligaments...Read Full Article
Surgery is not a pleasant prospect for most patients. For active adults with arthritis, it can mean the difference between restricted function and pain...Read Full Article
There are three types of stem cells: embryonic, induced pluripotent, and adult stem cells. Adult stem cells are used in regenerative medicine around the...Read Full Article
Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine and Dearborn County Hospital provide athletic training and medical director services to South Dearborn High School. ...Read Full Article
Early in the season, John Lamb reportedly began suffering from a lumbar disc herniation. The left handed Cincinnati Reds pitcher underwent surgery to...Read Full Article
The Miami Redhawks storm the field at Yager Stadium on Saturday. Gus Ragland, the sophomore quarterback, lead the team to a rousing fourth quarter comeback...Read Full Article
After Teddy Bridgewater suffered what appears to be a knee dislocation, Dr. David Argo of Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine appeared on the Ken Broo...Read Full Article
Written by Henry A. Stiene, M.D.
Perineural Injection Therapy (PIT) is a proven safe, effective treatment for patients who may not be candidates for...Read Full Article
Sunday is going to be a landmark day for Homer Bailey and his team. Usually, that "team" refers to the Cincinnati Reds, but in this case, Bailey's team...Read Full Article
Thank you for choosing Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and Dr. McClung for your care. We are excited to get you back to being pain free and active...Read Full Article
Beacon Orthopaedics welcomed David Sower, MD, to its clinic in Erlanger, with the goal of providing better access to spinal care in Northern Kentucky....Read Full Article
Prolotherapy (short for proliferant therapy) treats pain arising from joints, tendons, ligaments, muscles, and the connective tissue that holds these structures...Read Full Article
Wright State University Pataskala pitcher Robby Sexton was selected in the 14th round by the Boston Red Sox on Saturday in the Major League Baseball draft. ...Read Full Article
Tips For Keeping Teens Active And Healthy from a Spine Care Specialist
As a general rule, today’s teens are more sedentary and internet-focused than...Read Full Article
Sadly, there is an opioid and heroin epidemic sweeping our nation. Greater Cincinnati is feeling the side effects as much as any other city. The impact...Read Full Article
To contact Dr. Brannan about Regenexx Therapy Please Call 513-389-3623 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Regenexx PL-Disc procedure is...Read Full Article
The 27-year-old catcher for the Cincinnati Reds started having shoulder pain about a week into the season. This was particularly tough for Devin Mesoraco...Read Full Article
The Oakland Athletics confirmed that right handed pitcher Chris Bassitt will undergo surgery for UCL reconstruction, ending his 2016 season prematurely....Read Full Article
The SlingShot™ 3 Brace is a shoulder sling manufactured by Breg.
The brace is specially designed to hold the arm in the correct position to ensure...Read Full Article
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common reasons patients seek orthopaedic care for the foot. The plantar fascia is a tendon-like structure...Read Full Article
After performing Tommy John surgery on Felix Doubront April 12, 2016, Dr. Timothy Kremchek of Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine may be operating...Read Full Article
Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is proud to welcome Dr. David Sower to our Northern Kentucky Location. Dr. Sower started with Beacon on April...Read Full Article
To read the full story by Zach Buchanan as featured on Cincinnati.com, please click here.
Balancing baseball duties with patient needs can be a difficult...Read Full Article
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As an orthopaedic foot and ankle specialist, I see two very common sources of pain: ankle sprains and general heel discomfort. While I definitely recommending...Read Full Article
Beacon Elite Sports Training (BEST) utilizes cutting edge Dorsavi motion tracking technology to help monitor and improve an athlete's form, movement,...Read Full Article
BEST utilizes Dorsavi motion tracking technology to help monitor an athletes form, movement and efficiency. In this WLWT Mind and Muscle Segment with Head...Read Full Article
To read the full story by Rob Kiser as published in the Daily Call, please click here.
During a running drill just prior to Piqua’s first football...Read Full Article
Congratulations to all our football players from Greater Miami Conference athletics as they continue to succeed at their football careers as collegiate...Read Full Article
It's a rare week when I don't see a Reds game in person but Marty and I did watch or listen to just about every pitch. Unfortunately, we didn't miss...Read Full Article
Joint fluid therapy, or viscosupplementation, has long been an option for those suffering from osteoarthritis. There are many products...Read Full Article
Best Chapter Magazine recently did a great spotlight story on Tim Kremchek, MD, calling him the "Orchestrator of Ortho." Doctor Kremchek is best known...Read Full Article
Learn More About Foot & Ankle from Dr. Adam Miller:
Doctor Adam Miller, M.D. is one of the leading foot and ankle surgeons at Beacon Orthopaedics...Read Full Article
One of the doctors at Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is partnering with undergraduates to improve osteochondral repairs in unstable joints. Dr....Read Full Article
Get back to your favorite activities fast with our new tendon repair outpatient procedure.
Joint or muscle pain is a harsh intrusion into our daily lives....Read Full Article
Dr. Velazquez offers Stem Cell Therapy using Bone Marrow Stem Cells, otherwise known as Bone Marrow Concentrate or BMC. This means the stem cells come...Read Full Article
Dr. Velazquez currently offers Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatments to patients. Learn more about PRP below.
WHAT IS PRP?
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Interested in a few easy exercises and stretches for your elbow, foot, or ankle? Below are a few links to some basic movements you may find beneficial....Read Full Article
Below you will find a list of Pre-Operative Packets for some of the common procedures performed by Dr. Robert Rolf. He specializes...Read Full Article
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...Read Full Article
Sports Injury Prevention: Stop the Injuries
In the world of orthopaedics, few things are as important as sports injury prevention. From pro athletes to...Read Full Article
Rolled, Twisted and Turned: How to Get Back on the Court After Ankle Sprains:
Rolled, twisted, and turned: three words that no one wants to associate...Read Full Article
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...Read Full Article
Hand Only CPR: A Better Way to Save Lives?
Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest affects more than 300,000 people annually in the United States. It is certainly...Read Full Article
Why an Article on Shoulder Treatment Education?
Proper shoulder treatment education is important when you or someone you love has a shoulder injury. The...Read Full Article
Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Encourages Orthopaedic Research & Articles:
Continuous research and education is a key part for all of the...Read Full Article
Dr. Phelps offers Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy to patients at the Summit Woods and Wilmington locations. PRP procedures are commonly used to treat:...Read Full Article
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SupraPec approach with Healix Anchor (lasso loop)
SupraPec approach with Milagro interference screw---Please contact us for this video
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What You Need To Know About Knee Arthroscopy:
On the day of surgery you cannot eat or drink anything after midnight the night prior to your procedure....Read Full Article
Dr. McClung’s tips for sleeping after shoulder surgery
The most common objective of shoulder surgery is to relieve pain. In order to facilitate quick...Read Full Article
Physical Therapy Protocol from Dr. Glen McClung:
Please find the protocols for therapists below. These are for treating patients after having surgery...Read Full Article
For active people, often the worst imaginable scenario is one in which they are required to rest to prevent future injury. Running injury prevention doesn't...Read Full Article
Are curveballs really dangerous for young pitchers to throw? This interesting article by the New York Times dives headlong into the debate. Dr. Timothy...Read Full Article
The Journal-News ran an article featuring Dr. Kremchek about the rise of knee injuries in female athletes, particularity in local high schools. The sub-title...Read Full Article
Dr. Tim Kremchek asks parents and coaches to work with the medical team of area schools, to provide support of athletes who have had a concussion. If parents...Read Full Article
Bleacher Report named Dr. Timothy Kremchek one of the Top 10 Super Surgeons of the MLB for his work on countless professional athletes. Considering his...Read Full Article
For two decades, Dr. Timothy Kremchek has kept the Cincinnati Reds in the game while building a local sports-medicine empire. While best known as the medical...Read Full Article
Dr. Tim Kremchek has served as the team physician for the Cincinnati Reds for the last 15 years. During that time, he has seen a lot of shoulder pain....Read Full Article
Trouble bending, squatting, twisting and even pain while walking or running are symptoms of a damaged meniscus. Knee scopes, otherwise known as "knee...Read Full Article
Dr. Timothy Kremchek of Beacon Orthopaedics is part of the team that provides medical and orthopaedic coverage to the Cincinnati Reds, Louisville Bats,...Read Full Article
The ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament, is often easily damaged. Unfortunately, when this ligament is damaged, ACL reconstruction surgery is often the...Read Full Article
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
Below is a list of FAQs regarding your upcoming surgery. This list has been designed to assist you...Read Full Article
Utilize the program below to learn more about specific spine conditions, procedures, and treatment options. Not all surgical treatments are best for all...Read Full Article
Where is the sacroiliac joint?
The sacroiliac joint connects the last segment of the spine, the sacrum, to the pelvis. The integrity of the sacroiliac...Read Full Article
The use of technology plays a vital role in the advancement of medical procedures. Computer Assisted Surgery uses a specialized software to create a virtual,...Read Full Article
At Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, there are many Physician Assistants that work with the physicians in the office and also assist in the operating...Read Full Article
I see patients almost daily with hand pain and numbness. Often they come in wondering if they have carpal tunnel syndrome. So, I thought I would share...Read Full Article
As winter approaches, many people in the greater Cincinnati area will be dusting off their snow skis and boards and getting ready for the first snow. Before...Read Full Article
A Note on Hunting Season Safety from Dr. Argo:
As hunting season nears in Indiana and Ohio, many of us prepare stands and scout the woods for that perfect...Read Full Article
I see young athletes in my office every week that suffer from overuse injuries. Too much of a good thing can be harmful, especially when it comes to children...Read Full Article
Understanding & Preventing Heat Illness:
The heat of summer increases the risk of heat related injuries and illness. The higher temperatures and...Read Full Article
Protecting Young Pitchers:
When baseball season is in full swing, I see young baseball players in my office more and more with shoulder and elbow pain...Read Full Article
One of the most important preparations for the upcoming year in athletics is the pre-participation sports physicals. This physical is required by Ohio,...Read Full Article
Sources of Knee Pain and Easy Treatments:
There are several potential sources of knee pain with the most common being an injury to the meniscus. The meniscus...Read Full Article
A Note from Doctor Argo on Rotator Cuff Tears:
I see patients in my office daily with shoulder pain. The shoulder is used for such a wide range of activities....Read Full Article
What is Tenex Health TX™?
Dr. John Bartsch has become a provider of the advanced Tenex Health TX™ system. He is now able to treat Beacon patients...Read Full Article
Common Head and Neck Injuries from Sports:
Doctor John Brannan of Beacon Orthopaedics and Spine discusses some common causes and symptoms of head, neck,...Read Full Article