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Author: Ginny Peterson

Dr. Zehr wins trio of awards

NAPLES, Fla. (March 19, 2018) – Naples orthopaedic surgeon Robert J. Zehr, M.D., of The Zehr Center for Orthopaedics, has once again been…

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The hip joint

The hip joint is a true ball-and-socket joint. This arrangement gives the hip a large amount of motion needed for daily activities…

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Avascular necrosis of the hip

Avascular necrosis of the hip occurs when the blood supply to the hip joint is damaged. Bones are living tissue, and like…

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Treatment of patellofemoral problems

Treatment of patellofemoral problems begins with decreasing the inflammation in the knee. This may be accomplished with rest and anti-inflammatory medicines like…

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Patellofemoral problems

Patellofemoral problems, such as alignment or overuse problems, can lead to wear and tear of the cartilage behind the patella (kneecap). This…

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Different leg lengths

Having different leg lengths is not a cause for alarm, in fact it is a fairly common occurrence. Researchers estimate that 40…

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Ultrasound treatments

Ultrasound treatments have been around since the 1950s. They are most often used by physical therapists or occupational therapists to treat pain conditions and to promote…

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Zehr honored as regional "Top Doctor" for 14th consecutive year

NAPLES, Fla. (February 5, 2018) – Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America’s trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has once again chosen Naples orthopaedic surgery specialist Dr. Robert Zehr for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors. Fewer than 35,000 physicians – less…

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