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Lattimore Orthopaedics, PC
About Us: About the Practice
At Lattimore Orthopaedics we are committed to providing you with comprehensive and proficient care of your musculoskeletal problems. We believe it is our responsibility to not only treat you skillfully but also to make sure you are well informed about your condition and the available treatment options. We have created this web site to familiarize you with our practice, our professional and dedicated staff, and the services we provide.
Our Special Interests Include:
Hip Replacement including Hip Resurfacing
Partial and Total Knee Replacement
Partial and Total Shoulder Replacement
Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee and Shoulder
Surgical and non-operative treatment of Fractures
Surgical and non-operative treatment of Ligament (e.g., ACL) and Tendon (e.g., rotator cuff) Injuries
Routine Hand Surgery (e.g., carpal tunnel, trigger finger, ganglion)
Common Foot Procedures (e.g., bunions, hammer toes)
Injection Therapy for Arthritis
Our practice thus encompasses the breadth of orthopaedic conditions. Whenever appropriate we strive to perform the least invasive procedure to treat your condition.
We are pleased to have you as a patient. If you have any questions, always feel free to contact our office and our trained staff will assist you in any way possible.
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The first benefit of hip resurfacing is that it's bone conserving — meaning more of your healthy bone is kept intact. The damaged area is simply resurfaced, not fully removed. In this innovative process, the end of the thigh bone (femur) is capped with a metal covering — a strong cobalt chromium metal — much like the capping of a tooth. This fits neatly into a metal cup that sits in the hip socket.
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