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David B. Argo, M.D.

South Dearborn Receives New Medical Equipment

Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine and Dearborn County Hospital provide athletic training and medical director services to South Dearborn High School.  Dr. David Argo of Beacon Orthopaedics serves as the school’s medical director.  The partnership was designed with student athletes in mind ...


Ken Broo Interviews Dr. Argo on The Big One 700 WLW

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 show on The Big One, 700 WLW FM.  To listen to the broadcast, please click here.  The transcript is also included below. Ken: ...


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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 with you some information about carpal tunnel syndrome and how it is treated. First of all, carpal tunnel syndrome refers to compression of the median ...


Snow Sports Safety

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 you throw on your equipment and head for the slopes, there are some important steps you can take to ensure a safe winter sport season. I recently ...


Hunting Season Safety

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 hunting spot. We hope, plan, and dream of the trophies, memories, and the friendships involved in the outdoors experience. I grew up in Tennessee ...


Overuse Injuries & Specializing Too Early

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 playing sports. The way youth sports are organized these days, there are requirements that children specialize at a very young age. This results ...


Understanding & Preventing Heat Illness

Understanding & Preventing Heat Illness: The heat of summer increases the risk of heat related injuries and illness. The higher temperatures and humidity decreases the body's ability to dissipate the heat we generate with activities. We rely on evaporative cooling through sweat and heat transfer ...


Protecting Young Pitchers

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 from baseball. I believe we can do a better job protecting our young pitchers, namely because the majority of these kids are being injured on the mound. ...


Pre-Participation Sports Physicals

One of the most important preparations for the upcoming year in athletics is the pre-participation sports physicals. This physical is required by Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana for participation in all organized school sporting activities – that means practices and tryouts as well as competition. So, ...


Sources of Knee Pain

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 is sometimes referred to as the shock absorber of the knee. It is a structure inside the knee that acts to absorb the energy of walking, running, ...


Shoulder Pain: Rotator Cuff Tears, a Note from Dr. Argo

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. These activities include: throwing a baseball, golfing, playing tennis, swimming, lifting a child, doing yard work, gardening, painting, etc. A ...