Video Patient Education: Ask Our Experts

The informative videos below were created by the team at Plymouth Bay Orthopedic Associates to help patients understand common (and some not so common) orthopedic and spine conditions as well as treatment options for them.  These 1-2 minute informative videos can help you decide what treatment options may be best for you.
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Meet Dr. R. Scott Oliver

Meet Dr. Walter Stanwood

Meet Dr. Joseph F. Zabilski

Meet Dr. Eric Rightmire

Meet Dr. Brett Teran

Meet Dr. Steven Leckie

Shoulder & Elbow Injuries & Treatments

Why It's Important to See An Orthopedic Specialist For Shoulder Pain

What are Shoulder Labrum Tears and How Are They Treated?

Common Signs of a Rotator Cuff Tear and How They Are Treated

What is Frozen Shoulder Syndrome and How Is It Treated?

What is Bicep Tendonitis and How Is It Treated?

Is Tommy John's Surgery Only Performed on Athletes?

Why Are More Younger Athletes Undergoing Tommy John's Surgery?

What is a Shoulder Replacement?

Knee Injuries & Treatments

Does a Torn Meniscus Require Surgery?

Gym Exercises That Can Cause Knee Injuries

The Difference Between Partial and Complete Knee Ligament Tears

What Are My Treatment Options for Knee Arthritis

Spine & Pain Management

Who To See for a Spine Condition- an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon or Neurosurgeon?

Does Seeing A Spine Specialist Mean I Will Need Spine Surgery?

When Should I See a Spine Specialist?

What is a Physiatrist and What Do They Treat?

What Are the Non-Surgical Options for Neck and Back Pain?

The Difference Between a Bulging and Herniated Disc

Could The Pain In My Shoulder Be Coming From My Neck?

How Has Spine Surgery Changed in the Past Decade?

My Philosophy on Opioid Medications for Orthopedic and Spine Injuries

What is Sciatica and How Do You Treat It?

What is a Pinched Spinal Nerve and How is it Treated?

When Should I Consider Spine Surgery?

Do I Have To Go To A Hospital in Boston for Spine Care?

Joint Replacement

When Is The Right Time for a Joint Replacement?

What Are The Recent Advancements in Hip and Knee Replacement?

Should I Have a Partial or Total Knee Replacement?

How Long After a Joint Replacement Until I Can Be Active Again?

What Are the Advantages of a Makoplasty Knee Replacement?

Hip Injuries & Treatments

What Is Causing My Hip Pain and How Can It Be Treated?

What is Hip Bursitis and How Is It Treated?

What Are My Treatment Options for Hip Arthritis?

What is Hip Impingement Syndrome and How Is It Treated?