Dr. Rory Dunham is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Midwest City, OK. Dr. Dunham specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Dunham 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
A.T. Still University of Health Sciences Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine 1998
American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Rory Christopher Dunham D.O.'s Expert Contributions
No, fractures do not always require surgery. If the hand fracture is well aligned, it will require some immobilization and activity modification. However, if the fracture is displaced (pieces separated by more than a couple millimeters) or if there is rotational or angular deformity, the fracture may require surgical intervention. You need to start with an x-ray to determine location and severity of the fracture. READ MORE
Steroids can be used in the post operative period to help control nausea or swelling as an example. The decision to use varies among surgeons. It does not speed the healing process, but can improve some common post operative symptoms READ MORE
Can surgery help in treating rheumatoid arthritis?? Yes, surgery can improve pain and function in joints affected by rheumatoid arthritis. However, surgery is usually reserved for more advanced cases of joint destruction and/or deformity. Medication remains the initial treatment of choice. READ MORE
- Torn Meniscus
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Back Pain
- Rotator Cuff Syndrome
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