Total Sports Medicine & Orthopedics Las Vegas NV

Total Sports Medicine & Orthopedics Las Vegas NV Dr Joseph Yu M.D. Dr Roddy McGee D.O. www.TotalSportsMedicine.com

[email protected] Dr Joseph Yu, M.D.
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is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon fellowship trained in sports medicine, arthroscopy, joint replacements and cartilage restoration. He graduated Suma Cum Laude ("Highest Honors") from the University of California in Berkeley with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He received his Medical Degree in 1999 from the University of Southern California. He is currently a team

physician for University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), College of Southern Nevada (CSN), and the National Basketball Association (NBA) Summer League. Education:
Duke University - Sports Medicine Fellowship
UC San Diego - Joint Replacement and Cartilage Reconstruction Fellowship
University of Southern California and LA County Hospital - Orthopedic Residency
University of Southern California - Medical School

Dr. McGee is an orthopedic surgeon with sub-specialty fellowship training in sports medicine. He specializes in arthroscopic and open treatment of shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle injuries. He has treated athletes at the high school, collegiate and professional levels. He also performs joint replacement surgery for arthritis of the shoulder, knee, and hip. In addition, he has had training in general orthopedic surgery and fracture care.

Dr. McGee grew up in Las Vegas, NV, and then attended the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. There, he received a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology and also was a pitcher and outfielder on the winningest baseball team in Ute’s history.

After college, he attended Midwestern University in Arizona for medical school, followed by an Orthopedic Surgery residency in Chicago. After residency, he completed a one year fellowship in sports medicine with Dr. Lawrence Lemak at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, AL. In his spare time, Dr. McGee enjoys spending time with his wife, Siana and he likes to remain active by hiking, snowboarding, wakeboarding, and mountain biking.

Happy Independence Day! We wish everyone a wonderful holiday weekend!
07/04/2021

Happy Independence Day! We wish everyone a wonderful holiday weekend!

Happy Father’s Day! We appreciate all the dads in our lives!
06/20/2021

Happy Father’s Day! We appreciate all the dads in our lives!

Treatment of Early-Stage Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head.
05/31/2021

Treatment of Early-Stage Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head.

A review of literature providing insights into one of the head-sparing surgical treatments for this multifactorial disease process: core decompression with the addition of bone marrow aspirate concentrate, which has significantly improved long-term outcomes and has become a powerful tool in treating...

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05/31/2021

Today we celebrate, remember and honor.

Medicare’s Reimbursement System Equates Outpatient TKA with Outpatient UKA.
05/24/2021

Medicare’s Reimbursement System Equates Outpatient TKA with Outpatient UKA.

Reimbursement under the Outpatient Prospective Payment System fails to account for the higher level of complexity in performing total knee arthroplasty compared with unicompartmental knee arthroplasty – which could be quite costly for facilities, according to a study from The Rothman Institute.

Return to Sport and Weightlifting Analysis Following Distal Biceps Tendon Repair.
05/17/2021

Return to Sport and Weightlifting Analysis Following Distal Biceps Tendon Repair.

Rupture of the distal biceps tendon is an increasingly frequent injury sustained predominantly by middle aged males. Despite the prevalence of sport in this age group, little is known regarding return to sport outcomes following surgery.

What Do Surgeons Need to Know About Pain Management After Shoulder Surgery?
05/10/2021

What Do Surgeons Need to Know About Pain Management After Shoulder Surgery?

Dr. Vani Sabesan answers ICJR’s questions about multimodal pain management following shoulder procedures, the role of patient education, and how state laws are changing opioid prescribing habits.

Happy Mother’s Day! We wish all the special mothers in our lives a wonderful day.
05/09/2021

Happy Mother’s Day! We wish all the special mothers in our lives a wonderful day.

The 8 best knee stretches and exercises for knee pain relief.
05/03/2021

The 8 best knee stretches and exercises for knee pain relief.

Lower body strengthening exercises may offload unwanted stressors on the knee joint by improving shock absorption through enhanced muscle strength.

Happy Earth Day!
04/22/2021

Happy Earth Day!

The Importance of Timing for Total Hip Arthroplasty and Spinal Fusion.
04/19/2021

The Importance of Timing for Total Hip Arthroplasty and Spinal Fusion.

Managing a patient with degenerative disease in both the hip and the lumber spine – the hip-spine syndrome – presents a challenge: Which procedure should be done first? Should the surgeon start with a total hip arthroplasty (THA), or should the patient be referred to a spine surgeon for spinal f...

REGISTRY REVIEW: Partial Knee Arthroplasty in the US.
04/12/2021

REGISTRY REVIEW: Partial Knee Arthroplasty in the US.

Primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is one of the most commonly performed orthopaedic procedures in the US. The same cannot be said for partial knee arthroplasty: According 2020 Annual Report from the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (medial and latera...

Efficacy of Nonoperative Treatments for Lateral Epicondylitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
04/05/2021

Efficacy of Nonoperative Treatments for Lateral Epicondylitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Lateral epicondylitis is a common overuse injury affecting approximately 1 to 3 percent of the population. Although symptoms may disappear spontaneously within 1 year, the clinical guidelines for conservative treatment are not clear. The authors

Causes of Shoulder Pain and Treatment Options.
03/29/2021

Causes of Shoulder Pain and Treatment Options.

Shoulder pain has many different causes and treatments. It isn

Stick to supportive shoes if you have knee pain.
03/22/2021

Stick to supportive shoes if you have knee pain.

A randomized controlled trial found that sturdy supportive shoes improve knee pain on walking and knee-related quality of life compared with flat flexible shoes.

Exercises for Hip Pain.
03/15/2021

Exercises for Hip Pain.

Sometimes the best way to relieve hip pain is to start moving more. Although rest and recovery can be necessary to heal an injury, sitting for too long puts added stress on the hips. The right types of exercises build strength, alleviate pain, improve your range of motion, and help protect your hips...

The use of dual mobility implants in total hip arthroplasty.
03/08/2021

The use of dual mobility implants in total hip arthroplasty.

Mid-term data show that today’s dual mobility constructs can provide excellent stability and range of motion in primary and revision total hip arthroplasty when patients are at a higher risk for dislocation. Modern implant designs have successfully mitigated several major failure mechanisms in old...

Study compares racial disparities in unilateral versus bilateral TKA.
03/01/2021

Study compares racial disparities in unilateral versus bilateral TKA.

Disparities in unilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA) have been well-documented, with lower utilization and higher complication rates found among African American patients. Less is known, however, about whether these racial variations are seen with same-day bilateral TKA as well. In a study presen...

New technique uses the principles of mortise and tenon joints for repair of unstable shoulders.
02/22/2021

New technique uses the principles of mortise and tenon joints for repair of unstable shoulders.

Surgical techniques to treat recurrent shoulder instability are effective but prone to non-union of bone grafts held in place by screws alone. A study published online by The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery suggests that a new technique – borrowing a design used for centuries in Chinese architectu...

Ankle injuries: when is it time to call the doctor?
02/15/2021

Ankle injuries: when is it time to call the doctor?

Your child comes home from a game, practice or the playground and is limping and complaining about ankle pain. Could something be sprained, strained or —even worse — broken?

Tips for Treating Your Bicep Pain at Home.
02/08/2021

Tips for Treating Your Bicep Pain at Home.

The bicep muscle is one of the most important muscles for your upper body strength. An injury to this hardworking muscle can make day-to-day tasks difficult.

A Lengthy Delay in Rotator Cuff Surgery May Increase the Odds of Needing a Revision.
01/04/2021

A Lengthy Delay in Rotator Cuff Surgery May Increase the Odds of Needing a Revision.

According to a retrospective study from researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), patients who underwent surgery 6 weeks to 12 months after a rotator cuff tear diagnosis had better outcomes than those who delayed surgery for more than 12 months.

Happy New Year! We wish you a healthy, happy new year to come. #2021
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Happy New Year! We wish you a healthy, happy new year to come.
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What Is Plantar Fasciitis? Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention.
12/28/2020

What Is Plantar Fasciitis? Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) estimates that two million people are treated for plantar fasciitis every year. Here’s everything you need to know about what causes it, who’s at risk, how to manage it, and much more.

How Is a Rotator Cuff Tear Diagnosed?
12/21/2020

How Is a Rotator Cuff Tear Diagnosed?

A doctor or physiotherapist can use one of more than 25 functional tests during a physical exam to diagnosis a torn rotator cuff. Some of these tests directly indicate a rotator cuff injury and others rule out similar injuries like nerve impingement or torn labrum.

Wishing you and your family a happy holiday season.
12/18/2020

Wishing you and your family a happy holiday season.

What to know about kneecap dislocation.
12/16/2020

What to know about kneecap dislocation.

A kneecap becomes dislocated when the patella bone, which sits at the front of the knee, comes out of position. In the process, the connective tissues that hold the bone in place may stretch and tear.

Does the Surgical Approach Affect the Revision Rate in THA?
12/01/2020

Does the Surgical Approach Affect the Revision Rate in THA?

Using data from the Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry, researchers evaluated whether the surgical approach was associated with differences in early revision rates in primary total hip arthroplasty patients.

Wishing you and your family a happy Thanksgiving!
11/26/2020

Wishing you and your family a happy Thanksgiving!

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