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The Evolution of Spine Surgery

The Evolution of Spine Surgery

According to some sources, medical knowledge is expanding exponentially and doubles every 73 days. That’s a lot of change for physicians and surgeons to keep up with. In this video, Dr. Jim Califf discusses the evolution of spine surgery that he has seen throughout his career as an orthopedic…

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Jared Everett: A Dad’s Perspective

Jared Everett: A Dad’s Perspective

Jared Everett is the father of Carter Everett, a student-athlete and aspiring kicker (football). During his son’s junior year in high school, after a serious injury, Carter had ACL reconstruction using a quad tendon autograft. Dr. Parker performed his surgery and guided Carter through his…

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Shawn Clark, App State Health Football Coach

Shawn Clark, App State Health Football Coach

Now that we’re in football season, we thought we’d share Coach Shawn Clark’s comments about App State’s partnership with AppOrtho. As the head football coach for App State, the health of his student athletes is a huge priority. The folks at App State Athletics rely on the sports medicine specialists and surgeons at AppOrtho to provide world class care to their student-athletes. Check out Coach Clark’s video for his perspective on AppOrtho and what we bring to the App State Community and the High Country. It’s great to be a Mountaineer! #GoApp Read More: Shawn Clark, App State Health Football Coach

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Carter Everett’s Story: A Student-Athlete’s Experience with AppOrtho

Carter Everett’s Story: A Student-Athlete’s Experience with AppOrtho

Recently, we had a film crew shadow one of Dr. Parker’s patients, Carter Everett. During his junior year in high school, Carter had ACL reconstruction using a quad tendon autograft. In less than six months, he was back on the football field kicking field goals and PATs for Watauga High. This fall, Carter will play football at App State! We call that a success story. Check out Carter’s video for the full story. Read More: Carter Everett’s Story: A Student-Athlete’s Experience with AppOrtho

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Meet Dr. Matt Giordanengo (Dr. G)

Meet Dr. Matt Giordanengo (Dr. G)

We are proud to have Dr. Matthew Giordanengo on the #AppOrtho team. (He’s also known as Dr. G and Dr. Matt.) He is an exceptional healthcare provider and his passion for sports medicine is evident to all. He also loves being active and is committed to getting his patients back to doing the things they love (hiking, biking, skiing). We always delight in hearing the positive reviews that come from his patients. Meet Dr. Giordanengo in his video below. Read More: Meet Dr. Matt Giordanengo (Dr. G)

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