Patrick F. O’Keefe, MD

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Patient Education

General

After Your Joint Replacement Surgery
Review proper post-op instructions following joint replacement surgery. Learn more about wound care, pain management, medications and rehabilitation.

General Joint Arthroscopy
Review patient education for how an arthroscopy is performed.

Getting Ready For Joint Replacement
Review frequently asked questions (FAQs) about joint replacements.

Osteoarthritis Treatment Options
Review patient education for the treatment of osteoarthritis. Learn more about the different treatment options, including oral and topical medications, braces, injections, biologics and surgery.

Surgery Form
Review Dr. O’Keefe’s surgery form, including information to ensure that you are prepared for surgery and post-surgery.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
The latest source for legislation, education, health care policy and research information. The site includes the bylaws and position papers of the AAOS and the latest federal and state laws enacted that pertain to the practice of orthopedics and medicine.

Hand

The health of your hands and wrists are important to everything you do in life.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Review patient education for carpal tunnel syndrome. Learn more about carpal tunnel, including causes, risk factors, symptoms and treatment options.

Trigger Finger
Review patient education for trigger finger. Learn more about trigger finger, including causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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Knee

As the largest joint in the body, the knee plays a critical role in most activities of daily living. From walking and running to climbing stairs and getting out of a car, a healthy knee makes a big difference in quality of life and your ability to enjoy it. Our physicians provide complete care for acute and overuse injuries and conditions.

About Your Knee
Review patient education about the knee. Learn more about the knee, including anatomy and common knee injuries and their symptoms.

ACL Reconstruction Surgery
Review patient education for ACL reconstruction surgery. Learn more about the procedure and proper after care.

Knee Osteoarthritis
Review patient education for knee osteoarthritis. Learn more about knee osteoarthritis, including causes, symptoms and treatment options.

Minimally Invasive Total Joint Replacement
Review patient education for minimally invasive total joint replacement. Learn more about how the procedure is performed.

Oxford Partial Knee
Review patient education for Oxford partial knee replacement. Learn more about how the procedure is performed.

Total Knee Replacement
Review patient education for total knee replacement. Learn more about where Dr. O’Keefe performs the procedure and proper pre- and post-op protocols.

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Shoulder

The muscles and joints of the upper body allow us to perform the most simple to the most complex activities. From reaching overhead and combing our hair, to child care and swinging a golf club, problems of the shoulder or elbow can have a debilitating effect on our ability to live independently, care for our children or participate in sports.

Rotator Cuff Repair
Review patient education for how a rotator cuff is repaired.

Small Incision Surgery
Review patient education for how a small incision surgery is performed.

Total Shoulder Replacement
Review patient education for how a total shoulder replacement is performed.

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Hip

The hips and pelvis are important to the most basic activities of daily living, including walking, sitting,
standing and stair climbing. A problem in a hip or the pelvis can change how you move, or can impact
other joints and muscles in the body.

Hip Osteoarthritis
Review patient education for hip osteoarthritis. Learn more about hip osteoarthritis, including causes, symptoms and treatment options.

Total Hip Replacement
Review patient education for how a total hip replacement is performed.

Total Hip Replacement: Direct Anterior Approach
Review patient education following direct anterior hip replacement. Learn more about the procedure and the progression through each stage of a rehabilitation program.

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EXCEL

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