All posts by Andrew Carlson

Kevin McGarry: Comeback Champion

Bluegrass Orthopaedics’ is very thankful to acknowledge the latest Comeback Champion – Kevin McGarry. After years of competitive sports, golf, and the infamous yard work and house projects, Kevin’s left shoulder became painful in early 2009. Kevin was able to do some conservative treatment for some time, but in the Summer of 2018, Kevin knew […]

Jerry Dale: Comeback Champion

Bluegrass Orthopaedics’ latest Comeback Champion is Jerry Dale! Jerry was needing a knee replacement, but needed to lower his blood glucose before cleared for surgery. “I began exercising to control my sugar. I started swimming 1 mile per day at the YMCA, and 5 weeks later, I lost enough weight and reduced my sugar enough […]

Durability Model for Training

Now is the time of the year for training. Athletes are in the weight room, are out on the track, and are in countless number of gyms doing whatever workout is set before them. All of this is done in the name of getting Bigger, Faster, and Stronger. The Big 3 adjectives that every single […]

Tricia Reilly: Comeback Champion

Bluegrass Orthopaedics’ latest Comeback Champion is Tricia Reilly. While playing kickball in September of 2018, Tricia sustained a bimalleolar fracture of her ankle, which was close to a compound fracture. “BGO got me in quickly and fit me in for an appointment with Dr. Jason Harrod.  He and his wonderful staff welcomed me and kept […]

BGO Mobility Check

BGO Athletic Trainer Cameron Deckett, MS, ATC speaks in the below video about mobility. Mobility is a crucial aspect of our lives, and one of the first things we focus on with many patients. Here is an at-home, free, easy to use, mobility check so you can see how your mobility is and how that […]

Bernard Dunn: Comeback Champion

Bluegrass Orthopaedics is proud to acknowledge Mr. Bernard Dunn, our latest Comeback Champion. Being a very active individual both in recreation and at work, Mr. Dunn sought treatment from BGO’s shoulder and elbow specialist Dr. Ryan Donegan. “After 35 years of plumbing and physical activities, my right shoulder (finally) gave out. I was not able […]

Thad Holway: Comeback Champion

Bluegrass Orthopaedics is very happy to hear such an active patient is well on his way to returning to the activity he loves. Thad Holway, an active water skier, states “After 18 months of constant tightness and lessened range of motion in both hips, I finally decided to listen to Dr Christensen and have both […]

Joint Replacement and Your Health and Well Being

Joint Replacement and Your Health and Well Being Joint replacement is indicated for patients who are experiencing intolerable pain and problems with daily functioning.  In other words, they have end stage arthritis.  The X-rays of this type of arthritis usually show “bone on bone”.  We all want to maximize our health and well-being so a […]

LCA Sports Medicine Program

LCA Sports Medicine Program Lexington Christian Academy athletic trainers Andrew Carlson and Cameron Deckett give a brief introduction to themselves and the services they provide to the student-athletes.

Marilyn Hoffman-Elrod: Comeback Champion

Marilyn Hoffman-Elrod: Comeback Champion “I’m ready for whatever’s next!” says this month’s BGO Comeback Champion, Marilyn Hoffman-Elrod.  Being an active individual, Marilyn was at the end of her rope.  As she stated, “After several years of cortisone shots, they were becoming less and less effective.  That’s all I had to say to (physician assistant) Evan […]