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Q & A With Clay Riley Oct 20th, 2021

Why did you choose to specialize in orthopedics? I have always enjoyed fixing things. I could look at something mechanical and it made sense to me. Orthopedics involves a lot of mechanical concepts and physics and this made it the natural fit for me. Now, I get to help people...

Healthy Shoulder Habits To Practice Apr 2nd, 2020

In my practice, I see a lot of patients with shoulder injuries. And, while many people think joint problems are limited to aggressive athletes and older adults, the fact is that almost everyone will experience some kind of shoulder issue in their lifetime. Did you know that shoulders are one...

How To Avoid A Sports Injury Apr 2nd, 2020

All sports have a risk of injury. In general, the more contact in a sport, the greater the risk of a traumatic injury. However, most injuries in athletes are due to overuse. The most frequent types of sports injuries are sprains (injuries to ligaments) strains (injuries to muscles), and stress...

News Links Apr 1st, 2020

Sprains, Pains and Orthopedics Dr. Joel Smith of Martin Orthopedics’ Facebook Live Video AMA… READ MORE

Good Faith Estimate Mar 30th, 2020

Under the law, health care providers need to give patients who don’t have insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the bill for medical items and services. - You have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate for the total expected cost of any non-emergency items...