News - 2017

  • Caring for Basketball Injuries

    Caring for Basketball Injuries

    posted on Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    Although basketball can be a fun sport, it does carry the risk of injury.

  • Treating Rotator Cuff Injuries

    Treating Rotator Cuff Injuries

    posted by Signature Medical Group on Monday, December 18, 2017

    The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint, keeping the head of your upper arm bone firmly within the shallow socket of the shoulder, the Mayo Clinic adds. A rotator cuff injury can cause a dull ache in the shoulder, which often worsens when you try to sleep on the involved side. The risk of rotator cuff injury increases with age.

  • Kansas City Orthopedic Practice Reveals New Name

    Kansas City Orthopedic Practice Reveals New Name

    posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2017

    Apex Orthopedics and Sports Medicine has been a cornerstone of medical and orthopedic surgical care for the residents of south Kansas City and Johnson County since 1967. In January 2017, we took the bold step of changing our name to APEX. Before then, our physicians provided comprehensive orthopedic services for 50 years as Carondelet Orthopaedic Surgeons. The definition of APEX is the highest part of something.

  • Dr. Christopher W. Palmer joins Premier Care

    Dr. Christopher W. Palmer joins Premier Care

    posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2017

    Signature Orthopedics South County, formerly Premier Care Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, is pleased to announce the addition of Christopher W. Palmer, DO.

  • Treating Neck Pain Through Cervical Spinal Fusion

    Treating Neck Pain Through Cervical Spinal Fusion

    posted by Signature Medical Group on Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    Cervical spinal fusion is a surgery that joins selected bones in the neck. It can be done through an incision on the front or back of the neck.