expert type icon EXPERT

Dr. Russell D. Goode, M.D.

Orthopedist

Dr. Russell D Goode M.D. is a top Orthopaedic Surgeon in Mobile, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Russell D Goode M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Russell D Goode M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Russell D Goode M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Mobile, AL, Dr. Russell D Goode M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Russell D. Goode, M.D.
  • Mobile, AL
  • Accepting new patients

I fractured my hand while playing in my league. Would I need surgery?

A lot of hand fractures can be treated without surgery and simple casting. Would be best to get an X-ray done by an Orthopedist to determine if anything needs to be done based READ MORE
A lot of hand fractures can be treated without surgery and simple casting. Would be best to get an X-ray done by an Orthopedist to determine if anything needs to be done based on angles and to ensure the angulations don’t get worse uncasted.

After a hip replacement surgery, what are the precautions that I should take?

Traditionally hip replacements have been from the back and there are restrictions regarding flexing at the hip and crossing your legs for the first 6 weeks. Anterior hip replacements READ MORE
Traditionally hip replacements have been from the back and there are restrictions regarding flexing at the hip and crossing your legs for the first 6 weeks. Anterior hip replacements have their own precautions but are not really adhered to.

Are steroids used for early healing after a spine surgery?

They are typically used to help with inflammation, swelling and pain. To my knowledge they are not utilized for bone healing

I am having a lot of hip pain. Will a surgery help?

You definitely still could be having pain from soft tissue injury alone. If the pain is very severe particularly with weight-bearing and radiographs are negative, then an MRI may READ MORE
You definitely still could be having pain from soft tissue injury alone. If the pain is very severe particularly with weight-bearing and radiographs are negative, then an MRI may be warranted to look for a stress fracture. In the short term low doses of steroids or anti-inflammatory could be beneficial in order to return you to baseline function. In regards to surgery that would depend on what the radiographs or MRI showed and correlating that with your clinical exam