James P. Halloran, M.D., Completes Board Certification

Leawood, Kan. (August 19, 2015) – James P. Halloran, M.D., has successfully completed the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery’s Stage II oral certifying examination. Dr. Halloran has become a Diplomate of the Board, also more commonly known as a board … Continued

How Does Spinal Cord Stimulation Treat Lower Back Pain?

Patients frequently come into my office complaining of chronic lower back pain. I often encourage them to consider interventional procedures, such as epidural injections, radiofrequency ablation, vertebroplasty and spinal cord stimulation. In the following video, I explain how spinal cord stimulation can … Continued

Will Radiofrequency Ablation Treat Lower Back Pain?

As an interventional physiatrist, I treat a lot of patients with neck pain, back pain, shoulder pain and knee pain. One type of procedure I encourage my patients to consider is radiofrequency ablation, which is an effective option for not … Continued

Total Hip Replacement: What Should Patients Expect?

As our population ages, an increasingly common orthopedic procedure is total hip replacement surgery. Many patients with hip pain ask me if they should have a hip replacement. My answer? If hip pain interferes with your activities and quality of … Continued

What Are the Treatment Options for Thumb Arthritis?

Arthritis commonly occurs in the thumb. Many patients worry surgery is the only treatment option, but fortunately, there are three treatment options for thumb arthritis. As a hand surgeon, the first step I take is sending the patient to a … Continued