How to Treat & Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that affects 1.5 million people in the United States, according to the Arthritis Foundation. This chronic disease occurs when your body’s immune system attacks its own healthy cells, causing inflammation, swelling, pain and stiffness … Continued

Robotic-Assisted Surgery for Knee Replacements

Recently, I began performing robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery at our offices and surgical suites in Saint Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City. It’s very exciting to now offer this state-of-the-art technology to our patients at Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics. Many patients and referring … Continued

Sports Medicine: A Brief Q&A with Katie Macdonald, APRN

As a nurse practitioner, Katie Macdonald, APRN, works alongside Dr. Timothy Badwey and Dr. James Halloran to treat orthopedic conditions of the foot, ankle and knee, including sports-related injuries. Katie also runs her own clinic at Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics, where she sees new patients and performs re-checks and post-operative evaluations … Continued