Dr. C. Lan Fotopoulos on Compression Fractures & Back Pain Relief

C. Lan Fotopoulos, M.D., board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician (also known as an interventional physiatrist), is featured in the March/April 2018 Healthy Kansas City special edition of Kansas City Homes & Style Magazine. In the article, he discusses two minimally invasive procedures—vertebroplasty … Continued

Total Ankle Replacement: Mike’s Story

Mike lived with ankle pain for almost 20 years after a 40-foot elm tree fell on him. He stayed active as a recreational baseball athlete and coach – and as a busy and involved family man – but his ankle … Continued

Total Hip Replacement: Jeffrey’s Story

When hip pain started severely limiting his activities of daily living, Jeffrey Brown turned to Scott Wingerter, M.D., Ph.D, board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics. Jeffrey was diagnosed at an early age with Perthes disease, a chronic condition caused by … Continued

Total Hip Replacement: Bill’s Story

When conservative treatments weren’t providing lasting relief of hip pain, Bill Adams turned to Scott Wingerter, M.D., Ph.D, board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics. Bill had advanced osteoarthritis in his hip, an orthopedic condition that occurs when cartilage covering the … Continued

9 Tips to Optimize Recovery After Joint Replacement

Making the decision to have joint replacement surgery can be life-changing in some very positive ways. After surgery, however, the recovery process can be challenging if not managed properly. For those who have just had a joint replaced or are … Continued