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A note from Dr. Robert Lee: COVID-19 Mar 25th, 2020

To our community: We care deeply about our patients, staff and community. As the situation with COVID-19 continues to unfold, we are taking precautions to reduce the risk of exposure at our Dr. Lee Orthopedics Idaho Falls and Blackfoot locations. For our patients & visitors-•We are asking that you only...

FAQ regarding Hip Pain Feb 26th, 2020

Hip Q & A What causes hip pain?  Reasons for hip pain include: Arthritis (particularly osteoarthritis) Injury Infection Tendinitis Muscle or tendon strain Developmental abnormalities of the hip Osteonecrosis (death of the bone tissue due to interruption of the blood supply). This may be caused by dislocation or hip fracture....

What do you know about Anterior Hip Replacement surgery? 6 Reasons why Dr. Robert Lee recommends Aug 13th, 2019

6 Reasons why Dr. Robert Lee recommends the Anterior approach:   Less damage to major muscles. The anterior approach avoids cutting major muscles. There are fewer muscles at the front of the hip, and the surgeon works between them, rather than cutting through muscle fibers or detaching muscles from bones. Less...

What type of injuries may benefit from Reverse Total Shoulder Surgery? Mar 6th, 2019

Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty   When might your physician recommend a Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement vs Conventional Total Shoulder Replacement? Every year, thousands of conventional total shoulder replacements are successfully done in the United States for patients with shoulder arthritis. This type of surgery, however, is not as beneficial for...