Dr. Douglas G Armstrong MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon500 University Dr Mc A410 Hershey PA, 17033
Dr. Douglas Armstrong is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Hershey, PA. Dr. Armstrong specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Armstrong tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
Education and Training
University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine 1982
- Factors affecting forearm compartment pressures in children with supracondylar fractures of the humerus.
- Predicting ulnar nerve location in pinning of supracondylar humerus fractures.
- Comparison of short and long arm plaster casts for displaced fractures in the distal third of the forearm in children.
- Fibrinogen levels following Amicar in surgery for idiopathic scoliosis.
- A comparison of the thoracolumbosacral orthoses and providence orthosis in the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: results using the new SRS inclusion and assessment criteria for bracing studies.
- A retrospective analysis of treatment and outcomes in patients with late onset tibia vara.
- Risk factors for major complications after surgery for neuromuscular scoliosis.
- Double rib penetration of the spinal canal in a patient with neurofibromatosis.
- Wound infections after surgery for neuromuscular scoliosis: risk factors and treatment outcomes.
- CORR Insights(®): Is Assessment of Femoral Head Perfusion During Modified Dunn for Unstable Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis an Accurate Indicator of Osteonecrosis?
- The Mini C-arm Adds Quality and Efficiency to the Pediatric Orthopedic Outpatient Clinic.
- Lawnmowers Versus Children: The Devastation Continues.
- Motivations for Compliance With Bracing in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.
- A qualitative study to examine older adults' perceptions of health: Keys to aging successfully.
- Cerebral Palsy
- Back Pain
- Birth Defects
- Abnormal Gait
- McGill U/Royal Victoria Hospital 1983
- University of Minnesota Program
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- Scapula and Winged Scapula: Anatomy, Function, Injuries, and Defects
Anatomy of the ScapulaThe scapula is a triangular flat bone, which is also known as the shoulder blade. It lies in the upper back between the second and eighth rib. It connects the upper limb to the trunk and articulates with the humerus or upper arm bone. The articulation takes place at the...
- Why Lateral Epicondylitis is Called Tennis Elbow
Lateral epicondylitis is a condition of the arms that creates pain around the elbow joints. The condition may be a result of a number of causes, but it is typically from overuse of the elbow. However, it may take some time before lateral epicondylitis starts showing intense pain; it may be up to one...
- Know Your Risk for Bone Fractures
Have you ever received a bone density test? This test is crucial for women who are experiencing menopause, as it tests how thin and frail their bones are. One might be prescribed medications to help this condition.“Bone density tests are good indicators for the risks of fractures”, says...
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IntroductionThe main symptoms of fibromyalgia usually include muscle pain, stiffness in the morning after waking up, and painful tender points in various parts of the body. Other symptoms would include anxiety, depression, headaches, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), painful menstrual cramps, tingling...
- Alternative Treatments For Bursitis
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