Author Archives: The Kennedy Center

How to choose an orthopedic surgeon

Posted on Mar 14, 2018, by

When planning any type of orthopedic surgery, from joint replacement to ACL repair, one of the very first decisions is to select the right orthopedic surgeon for you. In addition to the recommendation of your primary doctor, it can be helpful to do research yourself. After all, knowledge is power. Once you’ve talked with your […]

Get a Grip on Carpal Tunnel Pain

Posted on Jul 26, 2016, by

The first thing you notice is a tingling in your fingers.  Then the tingling turns into numbness, weakness and pain in your hands and wrists. You drop things.  You may find that it’s painful to type, do carpentry, knit or even play a musical instrument.  The symptoms often start while your sleeping and then progress […]

What Makes Someone a Hero?

Posted on Jan 15, 2016, by

We hear the word ‘hero’ applied every day to people who serve in the military, to firefighters and police officers and to ordinary people who risk their lives to do extraordinary things. This is a story about a different kind of heroism. On December 7, 2014, Jason ‘Jay’ Czoschke, a 41 year old husband and […]

Preserving the ACL in Total Knee Replacement

Posted on Jul 8, 2014, by

Dr. Jeffrey McLaughlin now offers a new way of performing a Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA); one that preserves the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). While the results of traditional TKA continue to be outstanding; patients’ needs and expectations have changed. At The Kennedy Center, we strive to meet those needs. The importance of the ACL is […]