Robert John MacArthur

Sustainable Practices in Orthopedic Surgery: The Green Operating Room

As an orthopedic surgeon deeply committed to both my patients and our planet, I recognize the critical need to integrate sustainable practices into every aspect of healthcare, including surgery. The concept of a “Green Operating Room” is no longer just an ideal; it’s a necessary evolution to reduce our environmental footprint while maintaining high standards […]

The Psychological Impact of Orthopedic Recovery on Athletes: A Surgeon’s Perspective

Introduction: The Unique Challenge for Athletes As an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports-related injuries, I’ve seen firsthand the significant physical challenges athletes face during recovery. However, the psychological hurdles are equally daunting and often less discussed. The mental resilience required to overcome a serious injury is substantial, and managing this aspect is crucial for a […]

Revolutionizing Wrist Fracture Treatment: My Patented Advancement in Distal Radius Plates

Wrist Fracture

As a physician deeply invested in improving orthopedic care, I have always been driven by the desire to enhance the treatment modalities available for common yet complex injuries. One such injury is the distal radius fracture, commonly seen in emergency rooms and orthopedic clinics worldwide. These fractures can severely impact a patient’s life, necessitating innovations […]

The Critical Role of Diet and Exercise in Orthopedic Health

As an orthopedic surgeon, I often discuss with my patients how diet and exercise play a pivotal role not just in recovery post-surgery, but also in maintaining overall orthopedic health. Here in my blog today, I’d like to explore how these elements are foundational to both preventative care and rehabilitation in orthopedics. Understanding the Impact […]

Exploring the Role of Genetic Profiling in Orthopedic Surgery: A New Frontier

As an orthopedic surgeon with years of experience under my belt, I’ve witnessed remarkable advancements in the field of medicine. From innovative surgical techniques to cutting-edge medical devices, the landscape of orthopedic surgery is constantly evolving. One area that has caught my attention in recent years is the role of genetic profiling in orthopedic surgery—a […]

The Impact of Wearable Technology on Post-Surgical Rehabilitation

Embracing a New Era in Rehabilitation As an orthopedic surgeon, I’ve witnessed firsthand the profound impact wearable technology has had on post-surgical rehabilitation. These innovative tools have not only transformed the recovery process but also empowered patients to take an active role in their healing journey. Wearable Tech: A Game-Changer for Recovery Wearable technology, encompassing […]