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Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics provides specialized, dynamic care for virtually any orthopedic condition. We partner this professional care with a highly-trained, medical support team and advanced medical technologies, providing you a matrix of care that gets you back to daily activities as quickly as possible. Visit any one of our many locations in East Tennessee to receive the orthopedic care you deserve and the treatment you expect.

Is A Knee Replacement Painful?

Knee replacement surgery is proven to provide pain relief, improve mobility and quality of life, but it has a reputation of being painful. Learn more here.

Outpatient : Total Joint Replacement – Bridget Peterson’s Success Story

Transcript: I work as a nurse practitioner and so I see lots of people. We make lots of referrals to specialists and one of the patients I saw, said that he had picked Doctor Yau and so I thought, you…

Groundbreaking Robotic Surgery

Dr. Ryan Dabbs, who lives just outside Farragut, recently has performed the first robotic total knee replacement surgery in the state using the newest ZimmerBiomet ROSA device. A board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dabbs specializes in hip, knee, shoulder, total joint and…

Total Joint Replacement: Is It Right For You?

If it’s time for a total joint replacement, there’s good reason not to wait.

Net Results: Hip Replacement Gets Tennis Player Back Into The Game

He discovered tennis in its golden years, back when Ilie Nastase, Vitas Gerulaitis and Bjorn Borg ruled the men’s courts. But almost four decades later, Kevin Simpson’s game was suffering. “For the longest time I thought that I must have…

Body Mechanics

Retired auto technician gets new knee, same-day service Rodney Loveland began tinkering with cars almost a half century ago, a time when cars still had carburetors, foot-operated dimmer switches and windows raised and lowered by hand crank. But times change,…

A Cut Above

Stylist happy to be back at work after shoulder replacement at Parkwest The sound of a blow-dryer fills a busy Sevierville salon. Paula Rawson raises her arm high over a customer’s head and tilts the dryer down to get the…

A Picture Perfect Hip Replacement!

As a film editor for television and films for nearly 25 years, Gian Ganziano of Knoxville, 46, knows his way around digital special effects. Ganziano is currently the lead editor on the television show “South Park,” plus he has edited…

Local Entrepreneur Receives ‘Excellent Care’ During Two Hip Surgeries

As an interior designer of professional office spaces, Amy Taylor of Knoxville knows how to make her clients comfortable at work. But several years ago Taylor became very uncomfortable herself, whether sitting or standing. She had severe pain in her…

Replacing The Pain

Parkwest patient has two hip replacements in 92 days On a scale from 1 to 10, Steve Pettit ranked his hip pain “about a 3 or 4.” His Xrays said otherwise. “They were horrible,” Paul Naylor, MD, a Parkwest orthopedic…