What Does an Orthopedist Do? A Guide to Orthopedic Care

Sports Medicine Admin 

If you are experiencing pain in your bones, muscles, or joints, you may be wondering what does an orthopedist do. Orthopedic surgeons are medical doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. They typically work with ...

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What Does an Orthopedist Do? A Guide to Orthopedic Care

Pediatric & Adolescent Sports Medicine Injuries

Sports Medicine Admin 

If your child is dealing with a sports medicine injury, you may be wondering where to turn for help. In many cases, treatments for younger patients with sports injuries need specialized care. Examples of doctors specially trained in adolescent sports medicine care include pediatric orthopedic doctors and fellowship-trained sports medicine ...

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Pediatric & Adolescent Sports Medicine Injuries

Get the Perfect Grip on Your Next Game: Adaptive Golf Gloves

Shoulder Specialist 

Basics of Adaptive Golf Equipment Golf is a sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities. However, some golfers may face physical challenges that make it difficult to swing a club or hit the ball. Fortunately, there is a growing selection of adaptive golf equipment that ...

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Get the Perfect Grip on Your Next Game: Adaptive Golf Gloves

Healthcare Journal of Baton Rouge Mentions Dr. Burnham Performing New Surgery to Repair Torn ACL

ACL Surgery News 

The Healthcare Journal of Baton Rouge published an article highlighting Dr. Burnham’s use of new technology to repair torn ACLs. Summary: Dr. Burnham, the Sports Medicine Director at Ochsner’s Medical Center in Baton Rouge recently used a groundbreaking technology to repair torn ACLs. The new procedure is still undergoing clinical ...

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Healthcare Journal of Baton Rouge Mentions Dr. Burnham Performing New Surgery to Repair Torn ACL

Sports Medicine Near Me: Finding the Right Doctor for You

Sports Medicine Admin 

It’s that time of year again when everyone is gearing up for their favorite sport. Whether you’re a professional athlete or just like to play for fun, it’s important to make sure you’re taking care of your body. Sports medicine is becoming more and more popular, and many doctors specialize ...

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Sports Medicine Near Me: Finding the Right Doctor for You

When to See a Doctor for Knee Pain When Bending: The Complete Guide

Knee Doctor 

If you’re experiencing knee pain when you are it is bending, it’s important to figure out the root of the problem as soon as possible. In many cases, this type of pain is simply due to overexertion or a minor injury. However, it’s also possible that you’re dealing with a ...

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When to See a Doctor for Knee Pain When Bending: The Complete Guide

11 Benefits of Exercise: It Can Change Your Life

J. Burnham, MD | Sports Medicine Doctor 

Do you ever feel like you’re just dragging through the day? Like nothing is really going your way and you don’t have the energy to do anything? Well, there’s a good chance that this is because you’re not getting enough exercise. Exercise has been shown to have countless benefits for ...

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11 Benefits of Exercise: It Can Change Your Life

13 Exercise Tips for a Healthier You

J. Burnham, MD | Sports Medicine Doctor 

It’s no secret that exercise is good for you. In fact, it’s one of the best things that you can do for your health! However, many people don’t know where to start when it comes to getting in shape. That’s why we’ve put together this list of 13 evidence-based exercise ...

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13 Exercise Tips for a Healthier You

Core Strength: The Foundation of Overall Health

J. Burnham, MD | Sports Medicine Doctor 

You have likely heard multiple sources from health professionals to yoga instructors, and even television commercials, tout the benefits of core strength.  What you may not realize is how important the core is to your general health.  In fact, recent studies have shown that benefits from core strengthening go far beyond the ...

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Core Strength: The Foundation of Overall Health

What You Need to Know About Baker’s Cysts: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

J. Burnham, MD | Knee Doctor 

A Baker’s cyst, also known as a popliteal cyst, is a fluid-filled sac that forms behind the knee. It is most commonly seen in people who have arthritis or other conditions that affect the knees. In this article, we will discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatment of baker’s cysts. We ...

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What You Need to Know About Baker’s Cysts: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment