Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow

Lateral epicondylitis, which is more commonly known as tennis elbow, is a condition that causes pain and tenderness near the bony knob on the outside of the elbow, where forearm tendons attach muscle to bone. The condition occurs when repetitive … Continued

Dr. Fotopoulos Discusses Physiatry in Kansas City Magazine

C. Lan Fotopoulos, M.D., a board-certified interventional physiatrist with Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics, is featured in the September/October 2018 edition of Healthy Kansas City magazine. In the article, Dr. Fotopoulos explains how physiatry—also known as Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation—can help patients experiencing … Continued

Sciatica: Common Causes and Treatment Options

As an orthopedic surgeon specializing in neck and back conditions, I see many patients with sciatica. They describe pain, weakness, numbness, and/or a “pins and needles” tingling sensation that begins in the lower back and radiates down the back of … Continued

Mark J. Winston, M.D., Completes Board Certification

Leawood, Kan. (August 29, 2018) – Dr. Mark Winston, an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hand, wrist and upper extremity injuries at Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics, has successfully completed the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery’s Stage II oral certifying examination. Dr. Winston … Continued

Sacroplasty for Lower Back Pain

Many people who suffer from lower back pain want to explore nonsurgical options as an alternative to spine surgery. Depending on the individual’s condition and diagnosis, we offer nonsurgical options that range from physical therapy, bracing, injections, and minimally invasive … Continued

Spinal Fusion Surgery for Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a deformity that creates a sideways curvature of the spine. In many cases, the cause is unknown, and symptoms usually develop during growth spurts or just before puberty. Scoliosis can be mild and managed without surgery, but in severe … Continued