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When you have questions about your procedures, Adam Kennedy M.D. knows what to do. Take a look at some of our commonly asked questions about our practice and services. When you're ready to make an appointment, ask us about our same day scheduling options!

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Diagnosing injuries and disease begins with a thorough medical history, physical examination, and usually X-rays. Additional tests such as an MRI, or CT scan also may be needed. Through the arthroscope, a final diagnosis is made which may be more accurate than through “open” surgery or from X-ray studies.

Why is arthroscopy necessary?

Although the inside of nearly all joints can be viewed with an arthroscope, six joints are most frequently examined with this instrument. These include the knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle, hip, and wrist. As engineers make advances in electronic technology and orthopaedic surgeons develop new techniques, other joints may be treated more frequently in the future.

What are the joints that can be viewed with an arthroscope?

Our practice hours are from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Appointments can be made by telephoning our practice at 337-235-1600.

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Getting a full range of motion, strength and flexibility back after surgery usually takes time. That´s where pre-operative exercise and education and post-operative physical therapy programs come in – to ensure you’re physically and emotionally prepared for surgery and to maximize your recovery after surgery.

Will physical therapy be required after surgery?

When you come for your appointment Remember to bring the following:

What should I bring with me when I come for an appointment?

  • Driver's License or a valid ID

  • Insurance information

  • Referral Letter (if required)

  • Copies of results, x-rays, MRIs, CT scans, etc. and any other relevant information

  • List of medications (if any)

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