Copy of Andrew W. Parker, M.D.

Andrew W. Parker, a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, joined Orthopedic Associates in 1992. Dr. Parker attended Northwestern University Medical School. He completed his internship and residency through Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago before completing a Fellowship at Louisiana State University in Knee and Shoulder, Sports Medicine. He has been the team physician and Medical…

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Knee Arthritis Injections: Staying on the Court and out of Pain By: Brian Larkin, MD

Nowadays, you cannot turn on the TV, open the newspaper, or surf the web without being bombarded with all sorts of options for injections in painful, arthritic knees.  Many options promise quick pain relief and improved function.  Below is a brief summary of the options that exist. Steroid injections.  Steroid (cortisone) injections target the inflammation…

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