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

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[email protected] Dr Joseph Yu, M.D.

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

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

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Happy Independence Day! We wish everyone a wonderful holiday weekend!#independenceday #4thofJuly
07/04/2021

Happy Independence Day! We wish everyone a wonderful holiday weekend!
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Happy Independence Day! We wish everyone a wonderful holiday weekend!
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Happy Father’s Day! We appreciate all the dads in our lives!#happyfathersday #fathersday #fathersdayspecial
06/20/2021

Happy Father’s Day! We appreciate all the dads in our lives!
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Happy Father’s Day! We appreciate all the dads in our lives!
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Treatment of Early-Stage Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head. #osteonecrosis
05/31/2021
Treatment of Early-Stage Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head

Treatment of Early-Stage Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head. #osteonecrosis

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...

Today we celebrate, remember and honor.#memorialday #memorialdayweekend #rememberandhonor
05/31/2021

Today we celebrate, remember and honor.
#memorialday #memorialdayweekend #rememberandhonor

Today we celebrate, remember and honor.
#memorialday #memorialdayweekend #rememberandhonor

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

The 8 best knee stretches and exercises for knee pain relief. #kneeexercises #painrelief

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

Happy Earth Day!#happyearthday #earthday
04/22/2021

Happy Earth Day!
#happyearthday #earthday

Happy Earth Day!
#happyearthday #earthday

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

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

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

REGISTRY REVIEW: Partial Knee Arthroplasty in the US. #partialkneearthroplasty

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...

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

Stick to supportive shoes if you have knee pain. #kneepain

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. #exercises #hippain
03/15/2021
Exercises for Hip Pain

Exercises for Hip Pain. #exercises #hippain

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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 #hope #happynewyear
01/01/2021

Happy New Year! We wish you a healthy, happy new year to come.
#2021 #hope #happynewyear

What Is Plantar Fasciitis? Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention.
12/28/2020
What Is Plantar Fasciitis? Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

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?

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. #happyholidays
12/18/2020

Wishing you and your family a happy holiday season. #happyholidays

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

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?

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!#thanksgiving2020 #thankful #thanksgiving
11/26/2020

Wishing you and your family a happy Thanksgiving!
#thanksgiving2020 #thankful #thanksgiving

Why Would Surgeons Want to Adopt Calipered Kinematic Alignment for TKA?
11/24/2020
Why Would Surgeons Want to Adopt Calipered Kinematic Alignment for TKA?

Why Would Surgeons Want to Adopt Calipered Kinematic Alignment for TKA?

Dr. Stephen Howell answers ICJR’s questions about calipered kinematic alignment total knee arthroplasty, including the learning curve, how to set the femoral and tibial components, and how to reduce the risk of complications.

Today we honor our Veterans! Thank you for your service.#veteransday2020
11/11/2020

Today we honor our Veterans! Thank you for your service.
#veteransday2020

The importance of stretching throughout your workday.
11/10/2020
The importance of stretching throughout your workday

The importance of stretching throughout your workday.

With some gyms closed and a number of people working from home, the COVID-19 pandemic has made it more difficult for many people to get in their daily workout. Sedentary behavior, including sitting for long periods of time, can contribute to adverse health effects, including something referred to as...

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