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Timothy Murphy, MD Orthopedic Care and Sports Medicine
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Orthopaedic Surgery

As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Murphy uses both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital conditions. Some conditions respond well to non-surgical treatments such as exercise, therapy, medication, casts or splints, and orthotics.  Surgical orthopedic options may include knee and shoulder arthroscopy, ACL repair, knee replacement, hip replacement, repair of bone fractures, disc repair, spinal fusion, and carpal tunnel release.
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Total Joint Replacement

Osteoarthritis is the most common reason for joint replacement. Osteoarthritis is caused by the wear and tear of aging. It causes the cartilage covering the joint surfaces to wear out, resulting in pain and stiffness. Total joint replacement will be considered if other treatment options will not relieve the pain and disability. In joint replacement surgery, Dr. Murphy will remove the arthritic or damaged joint and replace it with an artificial joint, called a prosthesis. This relieves pain and improves mobility.
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Arthroscopy

In an arthroscopic examination, Dr. Murphy makes a small incision in the patient's skin and then inserts instruments that magnify and illuminate the structures inside the joint. This lets Dr. Murphy see the cartilage and ligaments to determine the amount or type of injury and then repair or correct the problem, if necessary. Candidates for arthroscopy include patients with chronic inflammation, tendon tears, impingement syndrome, persistent pain, catching, giving way, loss of confidence in the joint, and recurrent dislocations.
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Sports Injuries

Sports medicine is the field concerned with physical fitness and the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of injuries sustained in sports or exercise-related activities.  This includes, but is not limited to, sprains, strains and other soft tissue injuries, stress fractures, knee and ankle injuries, shoulder impingement, tennis or “Little Leaguer’s” elbow.
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Dr. Murphy’s Specialties

This page contains information about the most common procedures for which Dr. Murphy sees orthopaedic patients.  For more general information about Murphy Wainer Orthopedics Specialists, including appointments, insurance and directions, please visit the Murphy Wainer Web Site at www.murphywainer.com.
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Direct Anterior Hip Replacement

Dr. Timothy Murphy specializes in direct anterior hip replacements by Stryker®.  This minimally-invasive procedure allows for less pain and a quicker recovery time.  Click here for more information and to watch a video about the direct anterior approach for total hip replacements.
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Trauma, Broken Bones & Fractures

Dr. Murphy has expertise on the proper surgical or non-surgical treatment for each trauma patient, with the goal of returning the patient to their pre-injury functional level.  As an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Murphy is experienced in caring for any and all broken bones, including the treatment of patients with multiple fractures, compound fractures, and fractures near the joint.
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orthopedic surgeon in Greensboro NC | direct anterior hip replacement | knee arthroscopy | shoulder arthroscopy | sports injuries | acl repair | rotator cuff repair
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Orthopedic Care for: bone fractures joint injuries joint sprains torn ligaments rheumatoid arthritis muscle strains acute back pain neck pain sports injuries musculoskelatal trauma
Specializing in: orthopedic surgery total knee replacement total hip replacement total shoulder replacement minimally invasive surgery ACL reconstruction arthroscopy rotator cuff surgery non-surgical orthopedics spine & joint injections
Convenient Locations in: Randolph County, Guilford County, Forsyth County, Davidson County, and areas of Rockingham County and Alamance County, Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem, Kernersville, Summerfield, Oak Ridge, Stokesdale, Colfax, Pleasant Garden, Reidsville, Browns Summit, Gibsonville, Whitsett, McLeansville,Julian, Jamestown and surrounding areas
Dr. Timothy Murphy Murphy Wainer Orthopedic Specialists 1130 North Church Street Greensboro, NC 27401 Phone: 336.375.2300 Fax: 336.375.2314 mwo @ sosbonedocs.com
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