A Guide to Safety for Young Athletes

Posted on August 19, 2014

For young athletes, sports activities are more than play. Participation in athletics improves physical fitness, coordination, and self-discipline, and gives children valuable opportunities to learn teamwork. Because young athletes are still growing, they are at a greater risk for injury than adults. The consequences of overdoing a sport can include injuries that impair growth, and may […]

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Dr. Hoover Chosen as One of America’s Top Orthopedists

Posted on May 22, 2014

Dr. Hoover was chosen as one of America’s Top Orthopedists by Consumers’ Research Council of America. This is “an honor for which his impressive achievements have placed him among the Nation’s most excellent”. About CRCA Consumers’ Research Council of America, a Washington, D.C. based research organization, provides consumers information guides for professional services throughout America. It […]

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Dr. Hoover Receives 2014 Best of Knoxville Award

Posted on May 3, 2014

  KNOXVILLE April 27, 2014 — Gregory Hoover, MD has been selected for the 2014 Best of Knoxville Award in the Orthopedic Doctors & Physicians category by the Knoxville Award Program. Each year, the Knoxville Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These […]

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Common Overuse Injuries in Children

Posted on March 30, 2014

In recent years, doctors have begun to see a significant increase in overuse injuries in children. In most cases, these injuries are associated with sports-related activity. Sports participation promotes the physical and emotional well being of children, and also encourages the lifelong habit of exercise. Although the benefits of athletic activity are significant, too much […]

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New Biomet XP Knee Replacement

Posted on March 16, 2014

We are just returning from the American Academy of Orthopedics Annual meeting in New Orleans. Dr Hoover has begun training to perform the new BIOMET XP KNEE REPLACEMENT. This knee replacement preserves the ACL & PCL ligaments giving patients a more natural feeling knee.

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Dr. Hoover Performs First Biomet Partial Knee Replacement in Knoxville

Posted on August 16, 2013

Dr. Hoover successfully performed the first Biomet Oxford Signature Partial Knee Replacement in Knoxville. The first partial knee replacement with a lifetime warranty.

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Doctors To Vote On Whether Cheerleading Is A Sport

Posted on July 24, 2013

By Scott Hensley This weekend the American Medical Association will kick off its annual exercise in medical democracy. The group’s House of Delegates will meet in Chicago to vote on resolutions that range from a demand that private insurers pay doctors at least as much as Medicare does to a call for federal legislation affirming […]

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Scientists Uncover Method of Athletic Injury Prevention

Posted on July 15, 2013

Athletic Injury Prevention Stress fractures are one of the more common injuries an athlete suffers, according to the Mayo Clinic, but new research shows that there may be a way to circumvent them. The orthopaedic fractures occur when the bone experiences very small cracks, the result of a consistent force applied by the affected individual, […]

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